You are looking into the production-ready first ever Lambo SUV. The 2018 Lamborghini Urus has been spotted testing its road abilities somewhere in Europe. Judging by the spy shots, the amazing high-riding vehicle won’t differ too much from its concept version that was showcased back in 2012 at Beijing auto show.
The camouflaged prototype sports concept’s ultra-angular lines, but it looks somehow bulkier. At least we think so. It also features several styling tweaks, especially in the front. For example, the sports crossover gets a new front fascia. There are different headlights, which are probably featuring Audi’s new laser technology, as well as a bit restyled grille and bumper. While the carmaker decided to keep the wheel archers unchanged, the production fenders seem to be pumped out a little bit. As for the rear end, it appears to be completely unchanged.
The 2018 Lamborghini Urus will share the MLB underpinning with Audi’s Q7, Bentley Bentayga, and the next-generation Cayenne, so we know what to expect. The engineers will use plenty of aluminum and carbon fiber that will make the SUV very light and agile. The 2018 Urus will also use pretty familiar powertrain as well. It’s VW’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 that was introduced with the Porsche Panamera Turbo. The engine will probably show its full potential, which is around 600 horsepower. The car manufacturer should also add some kind of hybrid under the hood, as well as naturally aspirated V10 and V12 units that currently power the Huracán and Aventador. Lamborghini confirmed the information that there will be no the rear-wheel drive model at all, so all these options will be paired with all four wheels.
According to Autoevolution.com, the 2018 Urus will be introduced at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The price will start a little bit below 200K, maybe at $180,000.