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Dirt Will Fly With The New Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato

Afraid of scratching or bottoming out your hypercar? Well worry no more, because thanks to Lamborghini, those days are gone. Revealed earlier this week, Lamborghini showed us the one-off off-roader of our dreams, the Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato.

However, this isn’t the first time Lamborghini has gone off-road. They did it in the 1980s with the “Rambo Lambo” or LM002 SUV, and even lately with the Urus which came under heavy criticism. But even that was a sequel, because famed Lamborghini test driver Bob Wallace created rally versions of the Jarama and the Urraco in the 1970s.

According to Chief Technical Officer Murizio Reggani, “[we wanted to] demonstrate Lamborghini’s commitment to being a future shaper.”

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Named Serrato, which translates to ‘dirt road’ in Italian, this concept from the Italian brand is based on the Huracan Evo. It even utilises the same 631hp V10 engine, as well as, crucial for an off-roader, keeping its all-wheel drive system.

With an additional 1.9 inches of ground clearance and 1.2 more inches of track width, as well as rear-wheel steering and a torque-vectoring system, the car is tuned for maximum acceleration and traction on loose surfaces.

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It certainly doesn’t lack protection. Included is an underbody skid plate which also acts as a rear diffuser.  Up front, Lamborghini even reinforced the front section of the frame and side skirts with aluminum.  Additionally, there are mud guards, a roof mounted light bar, and LED bumper lights. On the inside, you’ll find a titanium roll cage, four-point harnesses and carbon fibre bucket seats.

As of right now, Lamborghini is testing the water with the digital images shown above. But will the market take to a limited-production lifted supercar? Of course not, but it’s always nice to dream. Especially in regards to its potential within motorsport. How amazing would it be to see the Serrato win at Monte Carlo?

Tell us what you guys think in the comments. Should Lamborghini be forced to build this stunning behemoth of a Hurucan? Or should they look at the even more powerful Aventador, instead?

James Smith

Im a huge car enthusiast, Ive been watching Top Gear with Clarkson, Hammond and May since 2007. I currently live in Minnesota with my Fiancee and Family. I enjoy riding my Kawasaki Z800 and hiking around state parks.

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