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,