Italian tremendous sports activities luxurious carmaker Lamborghini on Thursday launched the Huracán STO mannequin, which is impressed by its racing vehicles, in India priced at Rs 4.99 crore (ex-showroom) with expectations of promoting greater than ten models this yr.
The Huracán STO – Tremendous Trofeo Omologata is a road-homologated tremendous sports activities automobile impressed by the racing heritage of Lamborghini Squadra Corse”s Huracán Tremendous Trofeo EVO race sequence.
The automobile is powered by a V10 naturally-aspirated 640 hp engine, able to accelerating from 0-100 km/hr in 3 seconds, 0-200 km/hr in 9 seconds and a prime velocity of 310 km/h.
Lamborghini mentioned the Huracán STO makes use of carbon fiber in additional than 75 per cent of its exterior panels with complicated buildings produced as a single part for elevated integrity whereas additionally lowering weight through much less fixing factors.
It has a dry weight of 1,339 kg, which is much less by 43 kg in comparison with the Huracán Performante, one other light-weight mannequin of the Huracán sequence.
“It”s a really distinctive automobile. Sure, there’s a phase in India for this mannequin… We’re seeing much more alternatives which is able to come throughout clients, the place they’ll take the automobile to trace and luxuriate in it within the monitor atmosphere,” Lamborghini India Head Sharad Agarwal advised PTI.
Stating that the Huracán STO shouldn’t be just for the monitor however clients may drive and expertise it on the street, he added, “It’s a product for this phase of buyer and we do anticipate that we should always deliver greater than double-digit numbers to the nation.”
Bullish on the phase, Agarwal mentioned there’s a rising pattern in India the place increasingly persons are taking their supercars to race tracks in Delhi and Chennai and luxuriate in these vehicles within the race monitor atmosphere.
“We’re seeing that there are applications that are being carried out by unique gear producers (OEMs). There are some personal golf equipment that are organising these programmes. We’re additionally seeing that there are smaller buyer teams — three to 4, arranging on their very own, hiring these tracks and experiencing these vehicles,” he mentioned.
Furthermore, there are new tracks arising in numerous elements of India the place clients of such vehicles can have the monitor expertise.
“It does give a chance for individuals to go and expertise these vehicles in excessive situations,” Agarwal mentioned.
Lamborghini mentioned the Huracán STO can be outfitted with elevated wheel monitor, stiffer suspension bushing and particular anti-roll bars in order to get the expertise of a race automobile whereas offering a cushty street expertise.