A $378,000 tag is still big, but it comfortably undercuts the all-wheel drive model. All the good stuff survives, apart from carbon-ceramic brakes.
Lamborghini has no plan to follow Ferrari down the turbocharger road, relying on large-capacity V10s and V12s to make big power. It has multi-mode driving systems and trick stability control settings to free the performance in safety.
A 3.4-second blast to 100km/h and top speed of 320km/h say it all.
The 580-2 is the driver’s car in the Huracan lineup, pared back and sharpened in a way that will reward people who enjoy corners more than straight-line blasts.
Nothing on the road has the visual impact of a Lamborghini and it looks very special in Kermit green.
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car, slightly more flighty, but still with incredible punch.
Most cars feel slow on a racetrack, but not this Huracan. The numbers on the digital speedometer fly around and I’m having to concentrate hard and plan ahead to get close to its best.
I’m always conscious of the eager turn-in, and the grip and power to balance the performance through the corners, then the punch that would easily push the car past 250km/h if Muller removed the chicane installed for safety at the top of the straight.
The rear-drive Huracan is a special car, extremely fast and very focused, but still fun. It’s one that would make you think seriously before signing for a Ferrari 488.
I might be playing Miss Piggy for this Kermit, but we’re dancing a special step together at Phillip Island and it’s one I’ll remember for a long time.