Lamborghini Urus India Launch: Official Release, Features, Price and Image Gallery
Jan 13 2018 by Desiree Burns
"India is one of the first few markets in the world where the Urus is being launched", he added. "Urus will change the game for Lamborghini in India in terms of volumes and we expect to grow our volumes 2.5-3 times, further strengthening our presence in this country". The Urus is the first SUV from the Italian carmaker after the Lamborghini LM002, which was launched over 30 years back.
Lamborghini claims that the Urus is the fastest SUV ever produced and says it is capable of hitting 100kmph from a standstill in just 3.6 seconds!
Power comes from a 4.0-litre, twin-turbo V8 engine that makes 650hp and 850Nm of torque, and is mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Lamborghini Urus SUV launched in India, priced at Rs3 crore
Marketed as a super SUV with the underpinnings of a sports vehicle, the Urus is built on the Volkswagen Group's MLB EVO platform. Braking is no less impressive: the Urus decelerates from 100 km/h to 0 in 33,7 m. The powertrain is mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic gearbox and the power channelled to all four wheels with active torque vectoring and four-wheel steering for ideal handling. The off-road capabilities of Urus are promised with a range of driving modes: Strada, Sport, Corsa, Sabbia (Sand), Terra (Off-Road) and Neve (Snow). Urus also has characteristics that resemble to that of the Aventador and some that are emotive of the Huracán. 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. The company is also focusing on the network expansion in order to cater the increasing needs of the buyers. Still, in case a customer wants to book the SUV, he or she will have to wait till 2019 to park an Urus in their garage.
Sufficient stopping power has been employed on the Lamborghini Urus to match the big engine.
Lamborghini Urus weighs 5,112mm X 2,016mm X 1,638mm, with a wheelbase of 3,003mm. Luxury Italian style and craftsmanship resonate through the Urus.
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