Got your heart set on the facelifted Audi R8, have you? Hold fire. Its Italian cousin has also visited the Angular Bodywork Ltd. Factory, and emerged approximately 23% more angry-looking than before. Check out those spindly front aero blades and color contrast diffuser. These tell
Lamborghini has shifted the exhausts up the car’s backside, race-car style, to get the aero working more efficiently, and has conjured lots more downforce in the process. The factory claims the Evo “improves downforce and aerodynamic efficiency more than five times over the first-generation Huracan.” Five times more? From a ducktail spoiler? Gosh.
Cleaving the air more sharply has given Lamborghini all the excuse it needed to increase the Huracan Evo’s power output. The naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 now matches the Huracan Performante’s totals of 631hp and 600Nm. That’s enough to punt it from 0-100kph in a claimed 2.9sec, and on to 200kph in 9sec dead. Will it surpass 320kph, as prescribed in the supercar bible? Yep, 325kph is claimed.
So, there’s a fiendishly clever on-board computer with a sexy Italian name (Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo
Apparently, it’ll predict your future, somehow. Lamborghini says “a ‘
Meanwhile, gyroscopes monitor your lateral, longitudinal, and vertical accelerations, as well as roll, pitch, and yaw rate, to suss out how big a moment you’re about to have on Park Lane. There’s also revised magnetorheological suspension that uses an electromagnetic current to alter how rattled your teeth are.
Inside, there’s a new touchscreen with Apple CarPlay integrated, right down on the center console...we think. Lamborghini insists it’s built it, but didn’t think to send any pictures of the updated interior. Maybe that
A pretty thorough update for the baby Lambo, then. Question is, still want that R8? Or that McLaren 600LT? Or that Ferrari 488...
NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.