Posted: February 12th, 2017 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Auto News, Concept Car, Concept Vehicle, Lamborghini | Tags: Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali, Stephan Winkelmann, SUV, Urus, Volkswagen Group | Comments Off on Lamborghini Urus Hybrid Production Confirmed for April ’17
It’s been five years since Lamborghini first unveiled their Hybrid SUV concept – Urus – at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. Since then it’s been waning between remaining a viable but ultimately unrealised vision – like the mythical Estoque super saloon – or a full-fledged addition to the Lambo stable.
In 2013 more hints that the Italian super-car maker was serious about the Urus came from then Chief Executive Stephan Winkelmann who said the company’s future plans were very much in-line with a high-performance SUV in its offer.
Via an interview with Digital Trends, Lamborghini’s current CEO Stefano Domenicali has confirmed that production of the überSUV will begin in April 2017, with prototype test vehicles rolling off the line first. Production of customer-bound examples be underway by July 2017 :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: March 3rd, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Lamborghini | Tags: Kate Thompson, KittyKate, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Veneno | Comments Off on Lamborghini’s Latest Loud Statement, Veneno
I love a good relationship, they make the world a much better place, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Lamborghini and the Germans, Me and KittyKate. The first example gave us flight, the second showed us how to use that flight when earthbound and the latter is now over, we’re best of buds.
Last night I got a string of random sms ‘s from KittyKate: the first landed at a digit past midnight and said simply “WOOO HOO!” The second had a little more detail: “…just hit the freeway, 0-100kmh in under 4 seconds.” The third was inspiring: “I need you to get my websites working harder, I need $500,000 by Tuesday!”
A couple of hours later this tacky picture – above – arrived. My one word – B_TCH – response might have been harsh, but heck, tapping on a keyboard, or driving a Lamborghini, geez who has a better life.
Clearly my ears were now pricked, KittyKate had just taken a Lamborghini soft-top for a Saturday night drive on Sydney’s empty freeways.
Two hours of adrenalin charged bliss. Aided by a race car buddy, she’d manoeuvred paddles, skated effortlessly inches of the tarmac and taken in the awe inspiring sound that comes from that other great relationship, Italian passion coupled to German hold on a second lets get this properly right.
As well as good relationships, I LOVE a solid coincidence!: Lamborghini is just putting the final polish on what has to be it’s greatest achievement to date, the all-new Veneno :: Read the full article »»»»