Marketed as a super SUV with the underpinnings of a sports auto, the Urus is built on the Volkswagen Group's MLB EVO platform, which is shared by the Audi Q7, the Porsche Cayenne and the Volkswagen Tourarg and other cars. It is Lamborghini's new SUV in ages after the LM002, which was launched way back in 1986, and is expected to boost the overall sales figures of the Italian automaker. The Urus Super SUV was first unveiled in December past year and will be manufactured at the Lamborghini's facility in Sant'Agata Bolognese in Italy.
Lamborghini Urus weighs 5,112mm X 2,016mm X 1,638mm, with a wheelbase of 3,003mm.
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The Urus is undoubtedly a Lamborghini, taking cues from the LM002 as well as the super sports cars that are fundamental to Lamborghini heritage like the Miura, Murciélago and Countach. The exterior styling is more in tune with the recent design trends at Lamborghini. The rear features a roof spoiler, raked windshield and Y-shaped LED tail lights in addition to quad-exhaust tips. It comes with a three-spoke, multi-functional steering wheel and a TFT instrument cluster. It also gets active torque vectoring and multiple driving modes. Powering the SUV is a mammoth 4 litre V8 engine mated a 8-speed automatic transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 100kph is dealt with in a claimed 3.6sec, which is quicker than the original Murcielago, and top speed is pegged at 305kph, making the Urus the fastest SUV on the planet.
The Italian SUV comes with ANIMA drive selector which controls five driving modes - Strada, Sport, Corsa, Sabbia (sand), Terra (land), and Neve (snow). Efficient aerodynamics also contribute to the Urus' internal acoustics, improving ride comfort, reducing fuel consumption and emissions while a high downforce increases stability, safety and driving dynamics. Both are made out of carbon ceramic, with the front featuring aluminium 10 piston brake callipers, and floating 6 piston brake callipers in the rear.