Lighter and quicker than ever before

After ten successful years on the market, during which it became the company’s best-selling sports car ever, the Lamborghini Gallardo was replaced by the Huracan in 2014. Boasting a new design inside and out, a revised drivetrain, and better performance, the Huracan hit the sports car market with a bang, selling more than 1,500 units in 2014 and more than 4,700 in 2016. With some 8,500 examples sold as of early 2017, it sure looks as if the Huracan will surpass the Gallardo’s 14,022-unit record sales in a few years. However, Lambo knows that resting on its laurels isn’t the best thing to do so it’s hard at work to expand the Huracan family. The latest model to join the lineup goes by the name Performante and made its global debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

As the name suggests, the Performante is a higher performance version of the standard Huracan and a successor to the Gallardo Superleggera. Although it was originally believed that the Huracan will also get a Superleggera badge, Lambo eventually decided to replace it with Performante. The name swap is rather surprising given that the high-performance Aventador retained the SuperVeloce name from its predecessor, but I agree that Performante is as fitting as Superleggera for a range-topping sports car.

Overall, the Huracan Performance is a big step forward compared to the Gallardo Superleggera, but it’s also a significant departure from the standard Huracan in terms of aerodynamics and performance. Find out more about it in my review below.

Updated 08/24/2017: We added a series of images taken during the 2017 Monterey Car Week.

Continue reading to learn more about the Lamborghini Huracan Performante.

  • 2017 Lamborghini Huracan Perfomante
  • Year:
    2017
  • Make:
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  • Engine:
    V10(Est.)
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    631 (Est.)
  • Displacement:
    5.2 L (Est.)
  • 0-60 time:
    3 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    202 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    295000 (Est.)
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Exterior

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The name change also brought a revolution terms of aerodynamics.

When the Performante began testing on public roads back in 2015, I was convinced that we’re going to get a Gallardo Superleggera with Huracan styling cues. Specifically, I expected it to be sportier than the standard model, but not overly aggressive. Needless to say, I was very wrong, as the name change also brought a revolution terms of aerodynamics.

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For the Huracan, Lambo created a new aero system called Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA), with "ala" also being the Italian word for wing. The system is completely integrated into the vehicle in terms of design, weight and performance. For example, the front spoiler integrates the electric motor of the front ALA system, built in a carbon-forged frame with active flaps on the top exterior surface. Also, the rear engine hood is designed around the air ducts to the rear wing.

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When the flaps are opened up by the electric motor, air pressure on the front spoiler is reduced, which also drastically reduces drag and optimizes the car for maximum acceleration and top speed.

The Italians also crafted a new system that governs the car’s electronics and activates the ALA in "less than 500 milliseconds." When the ALA is off, the active flaps are closed and the car benefits from high downforce for high-speed cornering and full-brake conditions. When the flaps are opened up by the electric motor, air pressure on the front spoiler is reduced, which also drastically reduces drag and optimizes the car for maximum acceleration and top speed. Around back, when the flaps are closed, the wing acts like a fixed element, enhancing stability for cornering. In this setup, it generates a whopping 750-percent more vertical downforce than the standard Huracan coupe! By opening the rear flaps, the system directs airflow through the ridges and underneath the wing, which again reduces drag for quicker acceleration and high top speed. In addition, airflow is split right and left, improving the Huracan’s overall dynamic stability.

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Styling-wise, it's arguably the most aggressive Lambo you can buy nowadays.

Styling-wise, it’s arguably the most aggressive Lambo you can buy nowadays. And yet, it’s more menacing than the Aventador SuperVeloce as far as looks go. Up front, there’s a redesigned bumper with what appears to be a two-tier splitter and large vents under the nose. The side intakes have also been redesigned and their vertical, slightly tilted toward the nose orientation further enhance the car’s aggressive stance.

Onto the sides, we can see new, carbon-fiber side skirts, a revised vent just behind the quarter window, black mirror caps, and new wheels wrapped in high-performance tires. More significant changes can be seen around back, and I’m not only talking about the massive, motorsport-inspired rear wing. The grille layout below the decklid has also been redesigned, with all elements being larger for better cooling. The quad-exhaust arrangement in the bumper has been replaced by a dual-pipe layout mounted higher in the fascia a toward the center. This change made room for a massive diffuser and all the aerodynamic benefits that come with such an element. A revised engine hood with a large glass section instead of louvers rounds off the design. All told, this rear end has "race car" written all over it!

And that’s a good thing!

Interior

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Unlike the exterior, the interior of the Performante has the exact same configuration as the standard model in terms of layout.

Unlike the exterior, the interior of the Performante has the exact same configuration as the standard model in terms of layout, but things are a bit different when it comes to materials. In order to save more weight, Lambo replaced many components with its very own "forged composite" alloy, including the A/C vents, gear paddles, door handles, and center console. These features stand out due to their unique look. If I were to describe it, I’d say it blends the look of carbon-fiber with that of burled wood. It’s definitely exotic and adds uniqueness to the interior.

Lambo replaced many components with its very own "forged composite" alloy.

As you’d expect from a track-focused car, nearly every surface is wrapped in black Alcantara. However, splash of color can be added through the contrast stitching on the steering wheel, dashboard, and floor mats, and the optional "Y" graphics on the seats. On this model here, the stitching and the graphics are green, but more options are likely available. Heck, give the Ad Personam bespoke division a call and you get just about any color.

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Moving over to tech, the digital displays have been revised for this model and configurable depending on the driving mode selected (Strada, Sport or Corsa). There’s also a display dedicated to the ALA system, providing information on downforce and drag. It also shows how the system works with aero vectoring data. Finally, the Performante comes with Apple CarPlay connectivity and the Lamborghini telemetry system, which allows the driver to record, replay, and study performance at the track.

Drivetrain

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Naturally, Lambo revised the 5.2-liter V-10 engine for the Performante, increasing output to 631 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque.

Naturally, Lambo revised the 5.2-liter V-10 engine for the Performante, increasing output to 631 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, which is an extra 29 horses and 18 pound-feet compared to the standard Huracan. While it might not seem like a massive improvement, the added oomph comes with an 88-pound lighter car, which delivers significantly better performance. For instance, the Performante needs 2.9 seconds to hit 62 mph, which makes it three tenths quicker than the regular model. In addition to that, the engine produces an optimized torque curve, with more than 70 percent already available at 1,000 rpm.

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But arguably the most impressive performance feat of the Huracan Performante is its Nurburgring lap. Completed in 6:52.01 minutes, it set a new record for production cars.

But arguably the most impressive performance feat of the Huracan Performante is its Nurburgring lap. Completed in 6:52.01 minutes, it set a new record for production cars. Not only five seconds quicker than the amazing Porsche 918 Spyder, the Performante also outranked the track-only Radical SR8. The Perofrmante was also nearly eight seconds quicker than the Lambo Aventador SuperVeloce.

With a reworked engine also comes a new chassis setup. The suspension system has been revised too for enhanced performance at the track. Upgrades include 10-percent stiffer springs and bars, 15-percent stiffer roll, and 50-percent stiffer arms bushings. The double wishbone system, front and rear, features passive dampers with optional magnetorheological suspension. Both systems, passive and active suspension, are designed to improve body and wheel control especially on the track.

Stopping power comes ventilated, cross-drilled carbon-ceramic discs.

Standard gear includes electromechanical power steering, but it can be upgraded to variable ratio dynamic steering optional, with both recalibrated for the Performante. Just like the standard model, the Performance is ftted with a permanent four-wheel drive system. However, the setup was retuned to maximize traction and work in conjunction with the ALA aerodynamics.

Stopping power comes ventilated, cross-drilled carbon-ceramic discs and six-piston calipers and the front and four-piston clamps to the rear. Both are operated by a hydraulic, dual-circuit system with vacuum brake servo. The car brakes from 62 mph in only 101.7 feet.

All these drivetrain components are mounted on a hybrid aluminum and carbon-fiber frame that also uses Lambo’s "forged composite" alloy made from chopped carbon fibers and resin. The composite alone shaved 88 pounds off the curb weight of the Huracan.

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Engine Type 5.2-liter V-10 5.2-liter V-10 5.2-liter V-10
Horsepower 601 HP @ 8,250 RPM 561 LB-FT @ 8,000 RPM 631 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Torque 413 LB-FT@ 6,500 RPM 398 LB-FT @ 6,500 RPM 442 LB-FT @ 6,500 RPM
Transmission 7-speed LDF dual-clutch 6-speed E-Gear transmission 7-speed LDF dual-clutch
0–100 km/h (62 mph) 3.2 seconds 3.4 seconds 2.9 seconds
0–200 km/h (124 mph) 9.9 seconds 10.2 seconds 8.9 seconds
Top Speed 201 mph 202 mph 202 mph

Prices

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The Huracan Performante retails from $274,390, which is a nearly $33,000 premium over the regular Huracan. In Europe, the supercar starts from €195,040, while British customers will pay £173,271 before options.

Competition

Finding a competitor for the Huracan Performante isn’t exactly easy. Ferrari has yet to launch a higher performance version of the 488 GTB, while the McLaren 720S is brand new and a beefed-up version won’t arrive sooner than 2018. The only option for a track-prepped car of similar caliber is the Porsche 911 GT3.

Porsche 911 GT3

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Introduced alongside the Huracan Performante at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the new 911 GT3 is actually facelift to the 991-gen model launched for 2014. Changes aren’t exactly major inside and out, but that’s far from being an issue given the car’s performance. However, the GT3 is no match for the Performante in terms of aggressiveness. The 911 might be sporty and all, but it’s not the kind of sports car that I would describe as menacing. The good news is that the interior is as race-oriented as it is upscale, so customers will get a similar package as in the Huracan Performante. There’s a choice of four different seats and the standard package includes navigation and the Track Precision app, which is similar to Lambo’s Telemetry system. Output-wise, the 4.0-liter flat-six isn’t as impressive as the Performante’s V-10, churning out "only" 500 horsepower and 339 pound-feet. But despite falling behind by more than 100 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque, the GT3 is only three tenths slower from 0 to 62 mph, needing 3.2 clicks to get there with the PDK transmission. The good news is that Porsche now offers a six-speed manual transmission. Granted, it’s not as quick with a 0-to-62 benchmark of 3.8 seconds, but you can have a lot of with a stick and a clutch pedal. It’s also significantly more affordable at $143,600.

Read our full review on the Porsche 911 GT3.

Ferrari 488 GTB Scuderia

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Set to arrive as a replacement for the 458 Speciale, Ferrari’s alternative for the Gallardo Superleggera, the 488 GTB Scuderia will probably have what it takes to give the Huracan Performante a run for its money. The beefed-up version of Ferrari’s new 488 GTB should arrive by the end of 2017 as a lighter and more powerful iteration of the standard model. Motivation will come from the same twin-turbo, 3.9-liter V-8, but output should increase from 660 to around 700 horsepower, enabling the supercar to hit 62 mph from a standing start in about 2.9 seconds. It will be powerful and fast, but it remains to be seen if it will be as nimble as the Huracan Performante. I expect 488 Scuderia pricing to start somewhere between $300,000 and $320,000, which will make it significantly more expensive than the Lambo.

Read our speculative review on the 488 GTB Scuderia.

McLaren 720S

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Granted, the 720S is way too new to have received a higher performance version similar to the 675LT, but the car is quite capable in standard form too. Not to mention that it’s by far the wildest, most aggressive design you can get in this niche, while the cabin sports a revolutionary, rotating instrument cluster that become similar to a race car’s on the track. Much like the Ferrari, it gets its juice from a turbocharged engine, in this case a 4.0-liter V-8. Output sits at 710 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of twist, which makes more potent than the Huracan Performante. Charging to 62 mph takes "less than three seconds," so it’s safe to assume that the 720S is at least as quick as the Lambo. This doesn’t necessarily mean that it will lap the Nurburgring quicker, performance is obviously impressive and the successor to the 675LT will probably be good enough for a new record around the "Green Hell." The supercar should cost at least $280,000 in the United States.

Read our full review on the McLaren 720S.

Conclusion

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Needless to say, the new Huracan Performante is definitely an impressive supercar and comes with a huge wow factor. Not only Lambo rebranded the Superleggera, but also prepared an absolute Nurburgring record in total secrecy. And when you smash the Porsche 919 Spyder’s by five seconds, you earn all the bragging rights in the world. But is the Performante all that fantastic in every department? Well, no. While the design is definitely appealing, I find the McLaren 720S to be more exotic. But this is obviously a matter of taste. However, the McLaren also has the better technology and that rotating instrument cluster is an awesome piece of equipment I’d like to have in my supercar. The performance is indeed solid on and off the track and I love it that naturally aspirated car now holds the Nurburgring record, but it remains to be seen how long this will last. But overall, the Huracan Performante is a historic car for Lamborghini and it will take a few years before we see something at least as extreme.

  • Leave it
    • * Not a very comfortable ride
    • * Pretty expensive
    • * Not as powerful as the 720S

References

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Read our full speculative preview on the Lamborghini Huracan Perfomante Spyder.

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Read our full review on the Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4.

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Read our full review on the Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder.

Update History

Updated 10/11/2016: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming Huracan Superleggera out for a new testing session at Nurburgring. When compared to the previous prototypes, the new one features a series of aerodynamic tweaks.

Updated 10/07/2016: The upcoming Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Superleggera was caught testing at the Nurburgring race track. Hit "play" to watch the new video.

Updated 07/13/2016: The upcoming Huracan Superleggera was caught testing on the Nurburgring race track. Hit "play" to hear the sound of its update V-10 engine.

Updated 07/12/2016: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming Huracan Superleggera out for a new testing session, this time in its natural environment: the Nurburgring race track.

Updated 04/13/2016: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming Huracan LP640-4 Superleggera out for a new testing session around the famous Nurburgring race track. Expect the new sports car to be unveiled later this year.

Updated 01/29/2016: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming Huracan LP640-4 Superleggera out for a new testing session, this time in cold winter conditions.

Spy Shots

December 16, 2016 - Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera caught testing again

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October 11, 2016 - Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera caught testing at Nurburgring with new aerodynamic tweaks

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July 12, 2016 - Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera goes to Nurburgring once again

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April 13, 2016 - Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera caught testing at Nurburgring

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January 29, 2016 - Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera caught playing in the snow

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May 5, 2015 - First testing session

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Press Release

Automobili Lamborghini unveils the Huracán Perfomante at the Geneva Motor Show, combining new lightweight technologies, active aerodynamics with aero vectoring and a new set-up of chassis, all-wheel-drive system and further improved powertrain. The Huracán Performante is the result of Lamborghini innovations, producing a super sports car balanced between achieving the best lap times on a circuit with the most engaging and dynamic road driving. On 5 October 2016, the Huracán Performante set a new production car lap record of 6:52.01 min on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany.

“The Huracán Performante is the convergence of technological developments to produce a car delivering perfect performance,” says Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali. “This new car represents the powerhouse of Lamborghini DNA and innovation, and a 360 degree approach to creating class-leading super sports cars. It illustrates the pinnacle of Lamborghini V10 production car performance to date, on both track and road, and is perfectly exemplified by its name: Lamborghini Huracán Performante.”

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Lightweight Engineering
Based on a hybrid aluminum and carbon fiber frame, the Huracán Performante’s body is produced from aluminum in conjunction with significant use throughout of Lamborghini’s award-winning Forged Composite. Using chopped carbon fibers in a resin, Forged Composite allows the creation of lightweight, complex geometrical shapes beyond that possible with traditional carbon fiber composite materials, while maintaining optimum stiffness.

The Performante features Forged Composite in structural components including front and rear spoiler, the engine bonnet, rear bumper and aerodynamic diffuser, contributing to the car’s weight reduction of 40 kg.

Active Aerodynamics - Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA)
The Huracán Performante adopts Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva (ALA): ALA is also the Italian word for wing. This patented active aerodynamic system developed by Lamborghini for the Huracán Performante provides an active variation of aero load for high down force or low drag.

The system is completely integrated into the vehicle in terms of design, weight and performance. The front spoiler integrates the electric motor of the front ALA system, built in a carbon forged frame with active flaps on the top exterior surface. The rear bonnet is designed around the air ducts to the rear wing as well as the wing pylons.

Lamborghini’s Piattaforma Inerziale (LPI) governs all the car’s electronic systems in ‘real time’ and is perfectly integrated with the ALA system, activating the ALA system flaps in less than 500 milliseconds to ensure the best aerodynamic set-up of the car in every driving condition.

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When ALA is off, the active flaps inside the front spoiler are closed, generating the desired high downforce for high speed cornering and full brake conditions. When ALA switches to on the front flaps are opened by the front electric motor, reducing air pressure on the front spoiler and directing air flow via an inner channel and through the specially shaped underside of the car. This drastically reduces drag and optimizes conditions for maximum acceleration and top speed.

In the rear of the Performante four ducts are installed below the rear bonnet. The two central ducts are always open to allow underhood ventilation and exhaust cooling, while the two external ducts are connected to the inner channels of the rear wing. The air flow through the rear wing channels is controlled by two electro-actuated flaps. The entire system is 80% lighter than a traditional hydraulic system.

When ALA is off the rear flaps are closed, permitting the rear wing to act as a traditional fixed wing. Stability is enhanced in high speed cornering and full braking by creating maximum vertical downforce; 750% more than a Huracán coupé.

The LPI turns on the ALA in high throttle conditions, opening the rear flaps to allow air through the rear wing’s inner channels and directing air flow through ridges underneath the wing. This reduces drag and maximizes the car’s acceleration and top speed capabilities.

In addition, the rear wing’s inner air channel is split right and left, allowing aero vectoring for high speed cornering. Depending on the direction of the turn, the LPI instructs ALA to be switched on in either the right or left side of the spoiler, increasing downforce and traction on the inner wheel, counteracting the load transfer in rolling conditions. This in turn optimizes the chassis’ momentum, requiring a reduced steering angle and improving the car’s overall dynamic stability.

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Design
The Huracán Performante contains the DNA of a true Lamborghini, with its design unmistakably describing and emphasizing the car’s purpose and inherent technologies, like a piece of technical art.

Reflecting the pure lines and performance of Lamborghini Super Trofeo race cars, the design also takes inspiration, particularly at the rear, from naked performance motorcycles, with their exposed frames and ‘streetfighter’ structures expressing function and performance.

Moreover, the design highlights the active aerodynamics (ALA) and lightweight build that are so integral to the car. Gloss, naked Forged Composite with its ability to be shaped or moulded in a single piece, is always used in ALA components, alongside matt and gloss black carbon fiber features contrasting with the matt body color: shown in a new matt orange (Arancio Anthaeus) on the Huracán Performante in Geneva.

The new front is sophisticated and razor-blade sharp like a race car, with the design of the air intakes and splitter giving the impression of incisors, reminiscent of a striking snake. The active aerodynamic front spoiler is clearly visible in Forged Composite. The front bumper has no grills emphasizing lightweight, efficiency and sportiveness.

The engine bonnet in Forged Composite emphasizes its lightweight construction. Air intakes are integrated in the engine bonnet to provide air flow to the rear wing inner ducts and cooling air to the engine, with a Plexiglas cover over the engine inside. The V10 power plant’s manifold cover in bronze, a finish used in other special edition engines, is a reminder of Lamborghini heritage as well as denoting the enhanced engine and increased power output.

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The racing inspired and fascinating rear, features extensive carbon fiber, with Forged Composite components reinforcing the significance of active aerodynamics. The rear wing with integrated air ducts could only have been created in one piece using the Forged Composite technology.

The sportiness of the Performante’s design is exemplified by the high-mounted exhausts, similar to extreme sports motorcycles, which create a more direct physical connection with the engine. The rear diffuser in matt black is directly inspired by Lamborghini Super Trofeo race cars, in both appearance and function. A trapezoid line from the bottom of the diffuser, also in Forged Composite, emphasizes the width of the car’s rear: technical and sporty with an immense presence.

From the side, the design is characterized by the accelerating line of the rocker cover with air intakes in matt black, the Italian tricolore colors of the Performante’s Sant’Agata Bolognese birthplace on the doors, topped with wing mirrors in shiny black. The lightweight, Narvi 20” forged wheels, dedicated to the Huracán Performante, are painted in bronze.

Powertrain and performance
The enhanced naturally aspirated Huracán engine is the most powerful V10 produced to date by Lamborghini. Outputting 640 hp (470 kW) at 8,000 rpm and producing 600 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm, it is distinguished by a new bronze manifold that draws on the heritage of previous special edition engines such as the Diablo 30th Anniversary power plant.

The Performante’s new powertrain draws on sophisticated technologies including developments from Lamborghini’s motorsports program. Engine fluid dynamics for both intake and exhaust have been optimized, as has the V10’s air intake system with reduced loss improving responsiveness. New titanium valves allow higher valve lifts to increase engine permeability and performance.

The exhaust system has been redesigned to achieve weight reduction and less back pressure. The exhaust pipes, positioned at a higher and more central position, deliver a more aggressive sound in high performance use, resonant of motor racing.

The car’s powerful engine produces an optimized torque curve, with more than 70% of torque already available at 1,000 rpm. Reflecting this, Lamborghini’s seven-speed dual clutch transmission has been also optimized in order to match the increased performance.

The Performante’s dry weight is just 1,382 kg, giving a weight to power ratio of 2.16 kg. Weight distribution front and rear is 43/57 %. Accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, the Huracán Performante is propelled from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.9 seconds, and brakes from 100-0 km/h in 31 m.

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Chassis and set-up
The Huracán Performante’s suspension system has been revised, reflecting the Performante’s purpose as a track and performance-oriented car. The suspension has been vertically stiffened by 10% over the Huracán coupé, via both springs and bars, and roll stiffness improved by 15%. The stiffness of the radial and axial arm bushings has been improved by 50%, significantly enhancing lateral control of the car.

The double wishbone system, front and rear, features passive dampers with optional magneto rheological suspension. Both systems, passive and active suspension, are designed to improve body and wheel control especially on track.

Electromechanical power steering is offered as standard with optional variable ratio Lamborghini Dynamic Steering (LDS). Both the Huracán Performante’s electronic power steering and LDS have been significantly recalibrated to provide highly responsive steering with maximum driver feedback in all three driver modes: Strada, Sport and Corsa. In Corsa mode, designed for high performance and track environments, the steering offers a racing feeling with a significantly reduced steering ratio variation.

The permanent four-wheel drive system is tuned to maximize traction in all situations, working in conjunction with the ALA system and exploiting the new P Zero Corsa tires. ESC has been calibrated to smooth intervention and be less intrusive.

Lamborghini’s ANIMA system, controlling driver modes that customize the set-up of all the car’s systems, has also been revised to enhance the driving experience in each of the modes: Strada, Sport and Corsa. In Strada, traction and stability are prioritized. Sport offers a more rear-wheel drive orientation, with oversteer behavior and easier drifting. The Corsa driving mode is focused on top performance and handling to maximise results on track.

Wheels and Brakes
The Huracán Performante uses Lamborghini’s permanent four-wheel drive Haldex fifth generation system, fully electronically controlled, with rear mechanical self-locking differential.

The Huracán Performante sits on specifically designed bronze 20” Narvi forged rims. The 20” Loge forged rims with central lock are also available. The Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires, developed specifically for the Huracán Performante, are designed to optimize road holding in both on and off ALA settings, in track conditions and also to provide optimum performance in normal road conditions. A high performance track tire, the Pirelli Trofeo R, with street homologation is also available for the Huracán Performante.

The Huracán Performante’s extraordinary acceleration and top speed are matched by the performance of its highly responsive braking system, providing smooth, continuous braking from its ventilated and cross-drilled carbon ceramic discs. An hydraulic dual-circuit system with vacuum brake servo unit has six-piston brake calipers at the front and four-piston calipers at the rear. The ABS also offers up drastically improved performance and pedal feedback to the driver via the P Zero Corsa tires.

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Interior
The interior of the Huracán Performante reminds the driver of its lightweight and aerodynamic purpose. Air vents, paddles, door handles and the center console are created from Forged Composite. Referencing its racing heritage, lightweight, dark colored Alcantara fabric is used throughout, including on the sports seats where an optional ‘Y’ graphic can be lasered. Comfort seats with the same trim are available as an alternative.

Inside, the driver is fully in touch with the active aerodynamics’ activities: not only through the car’s performance, but from the special ALA graphic in the dashboard display which shows when and how ALA is working, including aero vectoring.

Inside the Huracán Performante, the new digital cockpit displays are configurable depending on driving mode selected: Strada, Sport or Corsa, with a display dedicated to the ALA detailing data on downforce and drag. The new cockpit layout supports Apple CarPlay and its iPhone apps including the Lamborghini telemetry system, which allows the driver to record, replay and study his own performance.

The Lamborghini Ad Personam Program enables the owner to personalize the Huracán Performante according to his individual taste.

Price of the Lamborghini Huracán Performante and market delivery

The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Huracán Performante in Summer 2017 at suggested retail prices as follows:

Europe: EUR 195,040.00 (suggested retail price taxes excluded)
UK: GBP 173,271.00 (suggested retail price taxes excluded)
USA: USD 274,390.00 (suggested retail price taxes/GST excluded)
China: RMB 3,850,000.00 (suggested retail price taxes included)
Japan: YEN 31,638,800.00 (suggested retail price taxes excluded)

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