Lamborghini Huracán: The New Italian Exotic Supercar Replaces Gallardo

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21st century heralds the supercars that not only give preference to speed but also give equal importance to safety, reliability and spaciousness where minimum fuel consumption and less carbon emissions comes in as default features of course. The new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 rolls in at the same time and earns full marks in all the set parameters.

Huracán made its presence felt in the 2014 Geneva Auto Show, where it replaced Gallardo, the most sought after sports car from the same company. The exotic is expected to release somewhere around the second quarter of this year itself.

Like the other car model names from Lamborghini, the coupé’s name has been inspired from a famed Spanish fighting bull. What’s more, the Huracan LP 610-4 has already registered a number of 700 pre-ordered clients across the world and is expected to grow more.

Schematics

With its virtual cockpit, the sedan has already out done the redesigned AudiTT. The slender device with a size of 31 cm is mounted on the dashboard, it stretches the navigational display across the system.

With respect to its predecessor Gallardo, its chassis’ – an amalgamation of aluminum and carbon fiber – rigidity is 50% more while the weight has been slashed to 10% less relatively.

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The Huracan comes in with magnetically controlled suspension system, the magnetic shock absorber, which was initiated by Chevrolet in Corvette. Audi and Ferrari have also adopted the same technology. It helps driver to customize the rides in myriad terrains including curves, weather conditions to aeronautics.

In order to get an immediate control over motion of the car, the gyroscopes and accelerometers are situated in close proximity with the vehicle’s center of gravity.

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Engine

The Huracán has been bestowed with naturally aspirated V10 engine directly from its predecessor, Gallardo. However, for the first time, it has used the combination of both the systems – direct fuel injection and multi-point fuel injection. In order to reduce the time of idling, the engine automatically goes into the stop mode and then re-starts the internal combustion engine.

Performance and Weight

With its maximum speed limit of over 325 km/h, it can easily peel off a driver’s face. It weighs around 1,422 kg with electronic controls throughout, thus increasing traction across surfaces and leveraging overall performance.

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Brakes

The car boasts of hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum brake servo unit, six-piston calipers at the front, four-piston calipers at the rear. The clutch has 7-speed LDF dual-clutch transmission, shift characteristics variable via Drive Select Mode.

With these kinds of calibrations, the exotic stands tall in front of both McLaren MP4-12C and the Ferrari 458.

Source: Lamborghini

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