After lots of rumors and predictions, the new 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera returning, very soon. Released for the middle of 2014, the Huracan is Lamborghini’s new super-car aimed directly at the lower end McLaren’s and even the Porsche 911. Like these two, the Huracán starts at roughly $200,000, thus it’s not all that expensive for what it has to offer. However, while it’s good, the car has been missing up to now a real high-performance version.
Well, it appears that this is about to change as the coming 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera has been spied testing at the Nurburgring. Unlike the earlier test mules, the spied model appearance to be a totally fledged Superleggera with all the bells and whistles added to the combination.
Some folks recommended that an SV model would have been a good offering in this category. However, this is often extremely unlikely considering the price. It doesn’t mean although that the Superleggera are going to be bad.
2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera Redesign
Unlike the previous Gallardo, its replacement is created mostly out of carbon fiber. This implies it already features a very stiff chassis, and it’s quite light-weight. In order to form it lighter, the Superleggera can probably go along with new suspension parts, some changes to its exhaust and even some interior updates. For starters, the new suspension system ought to now embody carbon fiber components. This would possibly decrease its unsprang weight, and it ought to provide the driver more control. Carbon ceramic brakes are going to be standard as well whereas light-weight cast aluminum wheels wrapped in superior rubber are going to be offered still.
The total weight of the car continues to be unknown. However, the current model features a dry weight of around 300 pounds. It’s expected that the new car 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera will lose as much as 300 pounds with the assistance of all its upgrades. As we said, within the cabin the automotive will lose plenty of standard equipment in the look for weight savings. Light-weight carbon fiber seats with thin padding are going to be added while features sort of a heavy head unit, subwoofers or the electrical motors for the seats can all be removed. This looks slightly forceful, however it ought to make a far lighter and easier to drive the car than before that will become a faster all around vehicle, both on the track and off it.
The automotive spied testing a while ago was clearly not a test mule. Its front was quite bit more completely different than the regular Huracán. For starters, it front bumper had similar air intakes to those found on the Gallardo Superleggera. At the rear, it also appears to sport an identical exhaust setup to that found on the Super Trofeo car. This presumably means that the production version can sport dual center exhausts and a large diffuser which is able to facilitate with downforce and high-speed stability. The large rear wing are going to be mounted which is able to save weight, however as we tend to said above, it’ll additionally decrease its top speed slightly.
2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera Engine
Luckily for United States of America, saving weight isn’t everything. This implies that the coming 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera is also definitely going to receive an improved powertrain. The present base model has a 5.2 liter V10 giving 602 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. With the assistance of a dual-clutch seven-speed automatic gearbox, the base car will get to 60 MPH in around 2.5 seconds which is simply as fast as the Aventador. The Superleggera is predicted to form use of identical basic 5.2-liter engine. However, with a few tweaks, Lamborghini are going to be presumably up the total output nearer to 640 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque.
With the rather spectacular weight loss, the new Huracan ought to become one of the fastest cars in its category. The 0 to 60 MPH time will likely not decrease whereas its top speed may be smaller as the rear wing will generate quite a bit of downforce and drag. However, cornering speed should improve massively which is what matters on track.
2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera Release Date and Price
However, considering its competition and the base Huracan, we may see a $260,000 to $300,000 model from them. While it’s going to appear quite overpriced considering that the Aventador isn’t much more expensive, it should be worth it. But, this is unofficial and unconfirmed price, only rumor and predictions of car experts.
According to some predictions, new Superleggera can debut in half 2017 year.
As we might expect, the largest competitors are: Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Ford GT, Ferrari 488 GTB, and McLaren 675LT.