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Robb Report Singapore - - Wheels -

hen his­tory re­peats it­self, the sec­ond go-around rarely of­fers a pro­found im­prove­ment over the first. Not so with the new Lam­borgh­ini Urus, the ex­po­nen­tially ad­vanced suc­ces­sor to the mar­que’s orig­i­nal off-road rag­ing bull, the 1980s-era LM002.

Urus, which is named af­ter an ex­tinct breed of ox, is also an im­prove­ment on cur­rent-model SUVs. It breaks bound­aries in the bur­geon­ing mar­ket, of­fer­ing horse­power on par with its su­per­car sib­ling, the Lam­borgh­ini Hu­ra­can Per­for­mante, while the cut­ting-edge cross­over’s four-wheel steer­ing, ac­tive damp­ing and four-wheel-drive con­fig­u­ra­tion are in­her­ited from the brand’s flag­ship Aven­ta­dor S.

But Urus doesn’t rest on other Lam­bos’ lau­rels. The front-en­gine SUV is unique in its com­bi­na­tion of ac­tive torque vec­tor­ing, adap­tive air sus­pen­sion, ac­tive an­tiroll bar and six driv­ing modes – in­clud­ing op­tions for dirt, sand and snow. In ad­di­tion, each mode can be fur­ther fine­tuned by the EGO set­ting,

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