Maurizio Reggiani Believes The Huracán Can Be Hotter And Faster! More Inside!

The Lamborghini Huracan replaced the sales leader the Gallardo in 2014 and was named supercar of the year 2014 by a top car magazine.

Now Lamborghini is debuting the new 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante, taking the huracan to a whole new level. Less weight, more power, enhanced suspension and an advanced active aero package are just some of the changes to the upcoming model. The exterior styling of the Performante uses Forged Composite Components in all the active aero elements, this decision has managed to reduce around 88 pounds of weight.

Further wright reduction includes a new lighter exhaust system. These changes raise the output of the 5.2 litre V-10 from 602 horsepower to 631 horsepower. The torque has been increased from 413 foot pounds to 422 foot pounds available from 1,000 rpm. All this power is transferred to all four wheels via a modified 7 speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

The new Performante is said to launch from 0 to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 202 mph. The Lamborghini features ALA an acronym for Aerodynamica Lamborghini Attiva. This high tech innovation sees the system weighing in at 80 percent less than the current hydraulic system and uses small electric motors to open or close the air ducts located at the front and rear of the vehicle to optimize airflow, minimizing lift and maximizing downforce.

The ALA system assists the Performante stay in a straight line as well as developing 750 percent more vertical downforce improving braking and high-speed cornering performance. The Performante sees a re-tuned electro mechanical power steering and stability control system. A Gen V Haldex all-wheel drive package with mechanically locking rear differential.

The Performante sports some new rubber with the custom 20 inch alloy wheels fitted with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres.
The interior of the Performante has sports seats and a fully configurable digital dashboard with an ALA display. Black Alcantra upholstery with matching Forged Composite components. These include the door handles, centre console and shifter paddles on the steering wheel. Due for a summer launch the Lamborghini Huracan Performante has a starting price of $227,885.