Lamborghini Huracan STO India launched on July 15
the Lamborghini Huracan STO is the Italian supercar manufacturer’s next big launch in India. Essentially a road-approved version of Lamborghini’s Huracan race cars, the STO or Super Trofeo Omologata is the most track-oriented of all the Huracan models currently on sale.
- Lamborghini Huracan STO gets mechanical and aerodynamic improvements over standard Huracan
- 640 hp 5.2-liter V10 sends power to the rear wheels
- Has a claimed 0-100 km / h time of 3.0 seconds
Lamborghini Huracan STO: What’s different visually?
Compared to the rest of the Huracan lineup, the STO is the more track-oriented version of the lot. To that end, it benefits from a number of upgrades in line with the automaker’s breed. Huracán Super Trofeo Evo and successful GT3 racing models aimed not only at improving downforce, but also at optimizing engine cooling.
Styling cues derived from racing cars include front fenders and one-piece hood section, vents in the hood, new front splitter, NACA air intakes, seated air intake and deflector design. the engine cover, an adjustable spoiler, magnesium wheels, a new rear diffuser as well as a redesigned underbody. In the interest of weight saving, Lamborghini claims that 75 percent of the car’s body panels are made from carbon fiber.
The weight saving measures also apply to the cabin with heavy use of carbon, including sport seats with carbon backs, carbon door panels with lightweight door latches and even woven floor mats. in carbon instead of the mats.
Lamborghini claims the Huracan STO is 43kg lighter than the now discontinued Huracan Performante and generates 53% more downforce.
Lamborghini Huracan STO: Engine and mechanics
Starting with the engine, the Huracan STO is the most powerful rear-wheel drive Huracan producing 30 hp more than the RWD Coupe and 15 Nm more torque at 640 hp and 565 Nm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Lamborghini claims a 0-100 km / h time of 3.0 seconds, which is 0.3 seconds faster than the RWD Coupe.
Other mechanical improvements include stiffer springs, a wider track, new anti-roll bars, more direct fixed-ratio steering and carbon ceramic brakes. The Huracan STO is also equipped with rear steering wheels.
Lamborghini in India
The STO will be the fifth Hurricane Evo derivative for sale after the all-wheel-drive and rear-wheel drive Coupe and Spyder models. In addition to the Huracan, the Lamborghini range for India also includes the Urus SUV and its flagship Aventador supercar.
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