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Fri, 25 May 2018 16:04:07 +0100


Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder 2018 UK review

Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder 2018 UK review hero front The Spyder might be the heavier Huracán Performante, but it delivers a more intoxicating and immersive driving experience than the coupe Ever since it was introduced four years ago, we’ve been waiting for the Huracan to realise its true potential. That moment eventually arrived last year when the Huracan Performante was launched.Leaner, tighter and more rewarding than any Huracan before it, the Performante was the V10 Lamborghini we had been waiting for. Now, the Spyder has received the very same treatment.The 5.2-litre V10 has been wrung out to 631bhp, while torque jumps up from 413 to 443lb ft. The weight saving is 35kg like for like, mostly down to the use of a lightweight exhaust system and what Lamborghini calls Forged Composites, which to you and I looks like chopped rather than woven carbon fibre.The chassis has been completely reworked for sharper, more focussed dynamics and the tyres are stupendously grippy Pirelli P Zero Corsas.The signature innovation, however, is Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva, a neat system of electronically controlled flaps in the front splitter and the towering rear wing that can divert air one way or the other to increase downforce one moment and reduce drag the next.There is a price to pay if you prefer your Performante served topless. A less rigid structure for one thing, and 125kg of additional dead weight for another.It must be said, this car is fundamentally at odds with itself. Building a lean, track-going machine out of the tubbier, less rigid Spyder model is like trying to make a speedy winger out of a heavy-set prop. It’s the wrong starting point.But, somehow, Lamborghini has made it work.

 

 

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