Lamborghini Urus ST-X Concept: the first Super SUV for racing

Lamborghini Urus ST-X Concept: the first Super SUV for racing

17.11.2018: • Vision of a racing car conceived for an innovative single-brand championship starting in 2020 • New “arrive and drive” experience in Lamborghini’s motorsport programs


•    Vision of a racing car conceived for an innovative single-brand championship starting in 2020


•    New “arrive and drive” experience in Lamborghini’s motorsport programs


•    Dedicated racing components and a 25% weight reduction compared to the production model




During the 2018 World Finals, Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils the Urus ST-X Concept, the racing version of the first Super SUV in the brand’s history. The vision is a car conceived for an innovative single-brand championship that combines race circuit and off-road track.




The new format will debut in 2020 in Europe and the Middle East on specially prepared FIA-approved circuits, with an “arrive and drive” formula designed to offer driver-customers a complete package including car and technical support during the race weekends.
 



The Urus ST-X Concept applies Lamborghini Squadra Corsa’s motorsport experience to a brand new segment. Compared to the production model, the Urus ST-X Concept has been mechanically optimized and equipped with all the FIA-approved safety elements, including steel roll cage, fire suppression system, and FT3 fuel tank.
 



Aesthetically, the Urus ST-X Concept is characterized by the matt Verde Mantis (green) livery in addition to the hood in visible carbon fiber. Larger air intakes optimize the cooling of the V8 twin-turbo engine that is capable of delivering 650 CV and 850 Nm of torque.




The overall look is completed by the rear wing, the lateral racing exhausts with a new hexagonal design, and 21” single-nut aluminum alloy wheels fitted with Pirelli tires.
 


The development of the racing configuration has also led to a 25% weight reduction compared with the production model. The light weight, along with the raised set-up and torsional stiffening provided by a roll cage integrated in the frame, contribute to making the Urus ST-X Concept a race car for track and off-road use without compromise. Its track debut will take place during the 2019 Lamborghini World Finals.
 

 

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