Lamborghini is ready to switch the favored Huracan supercar in the midst of 2024 with an all-new mannequin that may share little or no with sister model Audi and have a singular hybrid powertrain and platform.
The present Huracan has been round since 2014 and can lastly get replaced in Q2 2024 with the primary of the brand new automobiles prone to arrive in Australia by 2025. CarExpert believes the brand new mannequin will nonetheless carry a V10, however it is going to be an all-new Lamborghini designed powerplant with a hybrid system.
Chatting with CarExpert on the opening of the revised Lamborghini dealership in Brisbane this week, the model’s regional director of Asia pacific, Francesco Scardaoni, confirmed the brand new powertrain might be hybrid and should have inadvertently admitted that it’ll even be a V10.
“That might be a brand new V10, the brand new Huracan, to date we cannot disclose what engine might be match to the automobile. However it is going to be a hybrid. As a result of our hybridisation part, the Huracan might be 2024 the place we are going to launch the hybrid model of the brand new Huracan, mid 24, we are going to launch the brand new automobile.”
Probably the most thrilling information for Lamborghini followers, aside from the opportunity of the V10 residing on in hybrid type, is that the brand new Italian supercar is not going to share its coronary heart with an Audi, as was the case with the Huracan and R8.
“Lamborghini turned probably the most worthwhile manufacturers throughout the group this 12 months, we set one other file 12 months by way of working revenue…. and since being the model with the best profitability, in fact you have got the ability to ask sure issues and in addition to self-fund the undertaking.”
The brand new Huracan will comply with the V12 flagship hybrid. This may also be joined with the hybrid Urus SUV earlier than the all-electric 2+2 Lamborghini arrives in 2028.
Don’t count on Lamborghini to comply with Ferraris lead in making a close to infinite variety of new fashions based mostly on related platforms, both.
“We need to have a fairly clear differentiation between the vary, our prospects are asking to maintain the fashions fairly differentiated, we’re constructing goals and we want to ensure prospects are dreaming of Lamborghini.”
Clients ordering a brand new Huracan Tecnica now will see their automobile in 2024, across the similar time we’re prone to see the Huracan substitute.
Based on Lamborghini Australia boss, Peter Crombie-Brown, the common Lamborghini purchaser in Australia is 45 years outdated and is 91 % prone to be a male. Most are entrepreneurs and really tech savvy.