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2013-12-27 11:31

GOING FOR A JOYRIDE: Lambo’s official Huracan video shows the Gallardo-successor being whipped into smokey donuts as part of Project Hexagon. Image: YOUTUBE


Lamborghini will reveal its Gallardo successor at the 2014 Geneva auto show – the Huracan. We have gallery images and details of the 448kW supercar!

Lamborghini will reveal its Gallardo successor at the 2014 Geneva auto show – the Huracan. Watch as a group of car enthusiast give new meaning to the phrase "drive it like you stole"...

In 2014, the Gallardo will be replaced by a new model set to be debuted at the 2014 Geneva auto show – the Huracan LP 610-4.

According to Lamborghini: “The Huracan combines absolute performance with easy-to-drive road behaviour and both luxurious and sport-oriented finish. With the Huracan, Lamborghini is taking a big step into the future, and enhancing the brand’s illustrious history with the next automotive legend.”

Video: Lambo's new Huracan - drive it like you stole it
Gallery: 2014 Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4

Car enthusiasts teamed-up with Lamborghini for the official video of the automaker's new Huracan LP610-4, as part of the Hexagon Project . The video shows how a three men "break into" the automaker's Sant'Agata facility and take the Huracan for a joyride.

The video gives new meaning to the phrase "Drive it like you stole it" as the Huracan's sonorous 448kW 5.2-litre V10 is used to full effect. The model is shown drifting and performing burnouts.


Powering the model is a new 5.2-litre V10 capable of 448kW/610HP (hence the LP 610-4 moniker) at 8250rpm and a maximum torque of 560Nm at 6500rpm. The engine is mated to a new seven-speed dual clutch‘‘Lamborghini Doppia Frizione’’ (LDF) and four-wheel drive.

It sprints from 0 - 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and to 200km/h in 9.9 seconds. Top speed is rated at 325km/h. Fuel consumption is rated at 12.5-liters/100km with emissions of 290g/km. Three driving modes are on offer - Strada, Sport and Corsa.

The Huracan will be produced at the Automobili Lamborghini headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. The model is expected to be launched in 2014.
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