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Lamborghini URUS SUV Launched In India For Rs 3 crore

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Lamborghini, the Italian supercar maker finally launched the much-awaited Urus SUV in India on Thursday for Rs 3 crore (Ex-showroom). Urus is the first SUV manufactured by Lamborghini after LM002, after which Lamborghini has become the only supercar maker to launch an SUV.

The Urus will join supercars like Aventador and Huracan in the Indian Portfolio, which made its global debut a couple of months back.The Lamborghini URUS will join the supercars segment of Rs 3 crore like Aventador and Huracan in India.

Urus is not just a practical SUV but a different breed altogether. Lamborghini says Urus is a performance sports utility vehicle, packing the best of the performance. It utilises the same platform used by Bentley's equally powerful Bentagya, is powered by a 4-liter twin turbo V8 engine that provides a massive power of 650hp and 850Nm of torque. It can reach to 100kmph in just 3.5 seconds in 33.7 meters and will reach a top speed of 305kmph (190 mph).

"The Urus elevates the SUV to a level not previously possible, the Super SUV. It is a true Lamborghini in terms of design, performance, driving dynamics and emotion as well as drivable every day in a range of environments," said the Lamborghini Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stefano Domenicali at the Urus global debut.

The Urus has an intelligent four-wheel drive system with torque vectoring to supply power according to the requirement of the wheel that needs it the most. Depending on the tarmac, gravel sand or bouncing over rocks and promises to keep the car under control when the road gets tough. As it comes with a four-wheel drive as standard it should be easy to maneuver in inner-city settings. It also has a dedicated race mode, four doors and luggage space.

"The Lamborghini Urus is a visionary approach based on the infusion of Lamborghini DNA into the most versatile vehicle, the SUV," said Domenicali.