Does anyone need an 801hp Lamborghini Urus?

Manhart has made one that makes exactly that much power
by Tom Harrison | Feb 2, 2019
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If you thought the Lamborghini Urus couldn’t get any shoutier, my oh my, were you wrong. Take a look at this one. It’s been modified by German tuner Manhart to produce 801hp and 979Nm of torque—a whole 160hp and 131Nm more than what the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 gives as standard. Crucially, it now outguns the Jeep Trackhawk.

The power bump comes courtesy of beefier turbos, a reinforced eight-speed automatic transmission, and a freer-breathing exhaust, plus an ECU remap to make everything work together as it should.

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Performance? Brisk, no doubt. The standard Urus already does 0-100kph in 3.6sec, so this one ought to do it in a little over 3sec. That’s outrageous in a car that weighs 2.2 tons.

To make sure people know this isn’t just another Urus, Manhart has added wider wheel arches, intricate bumpers front and rear, and incredibly large wheels. And a stripe, which we can confirm gives a measurable improvement in performance all by itself*. The end result is not subtle, to say the least.

No word on pricing, but expect to pay a substantial sum of money over and above what you’ve already spent on the base car. Performance comes at a price.

*This may not be true

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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