Lamborghini reveals the Huracan

Lamborghini reveals the Huracan

The new beast of Lamborghini arrived. The Huracan LP 610-4 debuts with going to mark history, like its predecessor Gallardo. The name, which means "hurricane" in Spanish was a surprise, as rumors indicated that the new creation of the Italian brand would be called Cabrera.

Driven by a 5.2 V10 engine, it turns out 610 hp at 8,250 rpm, with maximum torque of 57.1 lb-ft at 6,500 rpm. With 1,422 pounds, it takes only 3.2 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km / h needing 9.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 200 km / h. As expected, the group already meets the standards of Euro 6 emissions of pollutants, with an average consumption of 7.9 km / l. The transmission is automatic double clutch with sequential trade carried by butterflies behind the wheel.

The design brings references to the Aventador, especially in the design of flashlights and lanterns. The technology also comes to the body, made of a kind of malleable metal specially developed for the vehicle and the chassis, which combines aluminum with carbon fiber.

Rather bold, the interior resembles the cockpit of a fighter, since the arrangement of the instruments on the panel to the design of the switches, which simulates a switch aviation. In the center console there is a 12.3-inch screen, which displays various information and entertainment onboard computer system.

The aspiring driver can choose between three driving modes: Strada, Sport and Corsa, the latter being completely geared for use on the track. To ensure occupant safety even at high speeds, Huracan comes with disc brakes carbon-ceramic.

Read more automotive news

BMW and Mercedes-Benz will reduce the number of platforms

Two of the world's major automotive manufacturers plan to reduce the number of platforms for the respective ranges. According to Automotive News Europe, BMW and Mercedes-Benz site soon adopt such a policy in order to lower their costs.

Audi intends to make 17 releases in 2014

Audi plans to conduct 17 launches in 2014, including new models and reestiliza??es, and advance the production of an electric version of the R8 sports car, aiming to gain traction against rival BMW.

Imported sales grow 12.1% in two months

The Brazilian Association of Importers and Manufacturers of Motor Vehicles (Abeifa) announced on Tuesday (11) The sales figures of imports in Brazil in the first quarter 2014 cars. During this period, 17,555 units were emplacadas.

Audi R8 e-tron will be produced on demand

Audi confirmed: the R8 e-tron will go into production. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Technical Development team of manufacturer, told the website Autocar that the model will be available for order.

Geneva displays bolides of Le Mans

Speed ??lovers have one more reason to visit the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. This year's event brings an exhibition of cars most memorable running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, more traditional test of endurance of motorsport.

Skoda should become more refined

The Volkswagen Group is working to raise the standard of the Skoda brand. The information was revealed by Winfried Vahland, CEO of the brand originates from the Czech Republic, the website Automotive News Europe.

Renault "undresses" new Twingo

Renault made ??a lot of mystery on Thursday (13), but, anyway, "stripped" the new Twingo any camouflage, as promised earlier in the week . The presentation took place in an interactive campaign in which Internet users were asked to post the hashtag # UndressNewTwingo on Twitter.

Europe: Nissan Leaf was the best selling electric in 2013

Nissan revealed on Wednesday (12) that the Leaf was the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe during the year 2013. During the period, 11,120 units, almost double the 2012 result (5,600 copies) was traded.

Ford Increases Production of Super Duty pickups

Ford will increase the production capacity of pickup trucks F-Series Super Duty. The automaker will invest $ 80 million in its plant in Louisville, Kentucky.