2024 Lamborghini Huracán alternative to obtain hybrid-assisted V10
The Lamborghini mannequin lineup is ready to see some dramatic adjustments over the approaching years, with long-standing favourites assembly their finish and electrification making its strategy to each automotive the agency builds. Although its reveal remains to be a few years away, bosses have confirmed a number of thrilling particulars for the much-anticipated Huracán alternative.
We’re not as a result of see the entry-level supercar in full till 2024, however forward of the discharge of Lamborghini’s newest financials, firm CEO Stephan Winkelmann spoke to our sister title Auto Specific concerning the upcoming mission. Although he wouldn’t verify if it could utilise a variant of the 5.2-litre unit discovered within the present automotive, Winkelmann did reveal that the brand new hybrid-assisted powertrain would make use of a brand new combustion engine from Lamborghini. With firm CTO Rouven Mohr beforehand revealing that it could come outfitted with ‘greater than six and fewer than 12 cylinders,’ it’s secure to say that we’ll see a hybrid-assisted V10 within the new mannequin.
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In contrast to with the present Huracán, Lamborghini will not be capable to platform-share with the Audi R8 following that automotive’s discontinuation. Particulars are few and much between at this stage, however Winklemann did verify that the mannequin would as a substitute be intently associated to the next-generation Aventador.
Whereas the Urus SUV is ready to obtain substantial electrification within the coming years for each effectivity and efficiency, firm bosses are eager to emphasize that the identical can’t be mentioned for its sports activities vehicles. Talking concerning the Huracán alternative, Winkelmann mentioned: ‘It’s not a range-oriented hybrid and there shall be no form of downsizing,’ including that Lamborghini is strictly in opposition to compensating for a lowering engine dimension with hybrid help.
Particulars are promising at this early stage then, however we now have a while to attend till the brand new automotive’s 2024 debut, with the next-generation Aventador due first…
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