This insane vehicle started life as a Lamborghini Huracan, but now has an off-road suspension and an LS engine swap. B is for Build and the car’s owner Chris Steinbacher teamed up with Mint 400 and Mad Media head honcho Matt Martelli for a look at the car as it took to the desert for initial shakedown testing.
The Lamborghini Countach was the sexy object of affection for many an ’80s kid. Now, Lambo is bringing back the Countach badge with a modern car that rocks an 808 hp V12 + electric hybrid powertrain, a monocoque chassis, and a carbon fiber body. It does 0-to-62 mph in 2.8 sec. and tops out at 221 mph. Just 112 will be made.
To follow up on the production of LEGO’s 1/8th-scale model of the hybrid electric Lamborghini Sián FKP 37, the toymaker and automaker teamed up to create a life-size version. It took a 15-person team more than 8,600 hours to build the lime green supercar, comprising 400,000 LEGO Technic bricks and weighing over 4800 pounds.
Dreaming of a new car with a big red ribbon from Santa? Car collector and rally driver Harrison Woodruff one-upped that notion by gift-wrapping his entire Lamborghini Urus, and topping it with a lit Xmas tree. A metamorphosis is to come when the car is redesigned by 1016 Industries in 2021.
LEGO and Lamborghini present an incredible Technic model based on the exclusive Sián FKP 37. The 1:8-scale kit measures over 23″ long, and challenges builders with 3,696 pieces. It has a replica V12 engine and 8-speed sequential gearbox, along with working suspension, pop-up rear spoiler, and scissor doors.
Headed to Sony PS4 racer Gran Turismo Sport, this concept for a single-seat track car has a sharp, futuristic look that takes Lamborghini’s distinctive angular styling and goes bonkers with the aero. The car’s hexagonal side windows were inspired by the stunning 1968 Marzal concept, but this design is anything but retro.
Bearing the name of the Bolognese word for lightning, the Lamborghini Sián rocks a 785 hp, mid-mounted V12 engine, along with a 34 hp electric motor. The largely carbon fiber car has the best power-to-weight ratio of any Lambo, and can go from 0-to-62 mph in under 2.8 seconds. Only 63 will be made, and they’re all sold.
Lambo built this one-off concept car after cutting its off-road performance teeth with its Urus SUV. The Sterrato is basically a rally edition Huracán, with a 1.9″ lift, skid plates, a widened stance, and LED light bars. It packs four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering, and its vehicle dynamics system has been retuned for off-road handling.
Lamborghini’s roadster variant of its SVJ coupe. Aside from its removable carbon fiber roof panels, practically nothing has changed from its hardtop sibling. It still has four-wheel drive and the same naturally-aspirated 6.5L V12 that produces up to 759hp and tops out at 217mph.
Our sister site 95octane was lucky enough to spend some time behind the wheel of Lambo’s 730 hp, V12 open-top beast. Beyond its attention-grabbing superstar looks, they found surprisingly deft and well-mannered handling for a car with this kind of power.
The droptop bro of the Huracán Performante trims 77 lb off the standard Huracán (if you can call any Lamborghini “standard”), while blowing the wind through your hair at speeds up to 201 mph. Does 62 mph in 3.1 sec, courtesy of a 5.2L V10 that makes 640 hp.
The last version of one of the definitive Italian supercars. The 25th Anniversary Lamborghini Countach was designed by Pagani founder Horacio Pagani, and includes a tweaked nose, bumper and air intakes. It also has power windows and seats, and a more powerful A/C.
The italian exotic car maker’s bonkers crossover SUV. It’s powered by a twin-turbo V8 with 650 hp, has 4-wheel-drive, 4-wheel steering, adaptive air suspension and dampers, and can handle itself both on or off the tarmac. Goes 0-to-62 in 3.6s, with a top speed of 190 mph.
Automobili Lamborghini and MIT teamed up to envision a pure-electric, 4WD hypercar concept which would use supercapacitor tech to increase power density and performance, and a carbon fiber structure made using nanotech to monitor the car for cracks and damage.
Wedge on wheels. Industrial designer Ken Okuyama’s Kode 0 was inspired by the Lancia Stratos Zero, the Lamborghini Countach and other futuristic cars from the 1970’s. Based on a Lamborghini Aventador, its compact and sharp body was made entirely out of carbon fiber.
The Huracán Performante packs Lambo’s most powerful V10, capable of producing up to 640hp. Its carbon fiber and aluminum body makes it 88lb lighter than the standard version, while the active aerodynamic system adjusts the front and rear spoilers for grip or speed.
The latest Lambo V12 monster sees big upgrades to its aerodynamics and suspension, and most notably the addition of 4-wheel steering. Its dozen cylinders pump out 740 horses, launching the yellow beast to 62 mph in just 2.9 seconds, and a top speed of 217 mph.
The latest Lambo not only drops its top, but sends 100% of its power to the rear wheels, allowing for drifting fun and making up for any weight gained by the convertible structure. Its V10 makes 580 hp, launching this bad boy to 62mph in 3.6s, with a top speed of 198 mph.
DragTimes presents a quarter-mile drag race between two cars coming from opposite ends and meeting in the middle. In the red corner, we have a comfortable and mild-mannered entry level supercar. In the blue corner is a family sedan, albeit the world’s quickest one.
Freeskier and car enthusiast Jon Olsson outfitted his Lamborghini with studded tires and proceeded to drive it to the summit at Norway’s Fonna Glacier Ski Resort. It’s not the most practical way to traverse the snow and ice, but it might just be the most entertaining.