Lamborghini Urus Performante – 666 hp, 850 Nm, Rally mode, Akrapovic exhaust, carbon spoiler, 47 kg lighter
Automobili Lamborghini has offered the brand new Urus Performante, shortly after it had set a brand new report within the manufacturing SUV class on the Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb Street. It crossed the road in 10:32.064, beating its earlier 2018 report of 10:49.902.
Underneath the hood is a 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 paired with an eight-speed computerized transmission to drive all 4 wheels. In comparison with the standard Urus, the Performante produces 16 hp extra at 666 hp at 6,000 rpm and the identical 850 Nm of torque from 2,300 rpm to 4,500 rpm.
The 0-100 km/h dash is finished in 3.3 seconds, 0.3 seconds sooner than the usual Urus, whereas the highest pace of 306 km/h is only one km/h larger than the usual mannequin. Extra dramatically, its 0-200 km/h time of 11.5 seconds is 1.3 seconds sooner than the usual Urus. Braking efficiency has additionally been improved, with the Performante requiring 32.9 metres to cease from 100 km/h to zero, down from 33.7 metres. Torque distribution is extra optimised because of a brand new differential.
Because the Performante weighs 47 kg lower than the usual Urus at 2,150 kg, Lamborghini claims it holds the most effective power-to-weight ratio in its class. That is by and huge all the way down to the beneficiant use of carbon-fibre, because the Urus additionally tops its phase with the very best variety of carbon components used. One other light-weight merchandise is the usual Akrapovic sports activities exhaust system with totally different ranges of noise relying on the drive mode chosen.
The entrance bonnet, its air vents, entrance bumper and splitter, wheel arches, rear bumper and diffuser are all product of carbon-fibre. A carbon roof can be specified optionally to emulate the Huracan Peformante. The rear spoiler with carbon-fibre fins – rising rear downforce by 38% – have been impressed by the Aventador SVJ. Total downforce of the Urus Performante has elevated by eight p.c.
When it comes to design, the Performante encompasses a new entrance bumper that eliminates the ‘Y’ graphics within the corners, changed with greater air intakes to enhance engine cooling. A brand new air curtain within the entrance bumper helps enhance airflow over the entrance wheels additional whereas decreasing drag contributed by the entrance bonnet’s new air vents.
As commonplace, the Urus Performante sits on solid 22-inch light-weight wheels with titanium bolts, wrapped with specifically-developed Pirelli P Zero semi-slick tyres (285/40 R22 within the entrance and 325/35 R22 on the rear). Elective 23-inch wheels can be specified. The Performante additionally sits 20 mm decrease with new metal springs with particular damper tuning, whereas wheel observe has been widened by 16 mm.
It’s not all about aggressive seems to be and elevated output with the brand new Performante, although. The steering has been recalibrated for higher suggestions and extra exact steering enter, whereas faster intervention from the rear-wheel steering system, together with torque vectoring, enhance the SUV’s turn-in agility.
The Urus Performante’s Tamburo drive mode system has additionally been re-engineered. In Strada, the SUV continues to offer clean damping for consolation whereas in Sport, the Performante shows faster throttle response and sooner gear adjustments.
In Corsa, the Performante’s race automobile persona takes centre stage, with higher excessive pace stability and flatter cornering courtesy of the lively anti-roll bars and most damping. Model new is a Rally drive mode to be used on grime tracks, made doable with anti-roll and damping methods optimised for the metal springs on tough and extra excessive surfaces.
Inside, the Urus is upholstered in Nero Cosmus black Alcantara as commonplace with new hexagonal seat stitching. Performante trims might be seen on the doorways, roof lining, seat backrest and rear wall. Advert Personam touches embody matte carbon-fiber particulars, purple door handles, and a personalized kickplate with Advert Personam emblem.
As for value, the Lamborghini Urus Performante is listed at USD260,676 (RM1,169,132), with deliveries to start out by the tip of the 12 months.