Lamborghini Urus ST-X – Debut, Specs & More
Lamborghini Urus ST-X Concept is the first super SUV in the history of the company. Lamborghini introduced it when the 2018 World Finals took place, the plan for this car will be its debut next season. 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.
With the Urus ST-X, Lamborghini presents an astonishing concept of Urus optimized for racing. It foreshadows the arrival of a one-design championship, which will be set up for the 2020 season.
Decidedly, Lamborghini has not finished surprising the purists! After embarking on the SUV market with its Urus, the Italian firm is preparing to organize a new one-design championship based on the same vehicle. And if the fact of setting up SUV races represents already a first in the field of the championships of marks, these races will be particularly innovative, since they will take place on a mixed ground, combining circuit of asphalt and track of earth.
To give a taste of what this championship will be, Lamborghini presents us today with the Urus ST-X concept. This machine prepared by the Squadra Corse division shows us what the Urus will look like when they race. One can thus notice the presence of shields and rims of 21 inches specific, as well as a fin placed at the top of the flag or even of a hood pierced with vents.
Lamborghini Urus ST-X Specs
However, the most interesting is not visible and we learn that thanks to this preparation, the Urus lost 25% of its mass. This would allow it to go below 1,700 kg when it weighed 2,200 kg in the first place. In addition, the Urus ST-X has all the security features approved by the FIA. On the other hand, the biturbo V8 4.0 remains original and still delivers 650 hp and 850 Nm.
The Lamborghini Urus ST-X will make its debut on the track in the final round of the 2019 season of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo, a one-design championship in which Huracan clash. The ST-X Championship will then be launched for the 2020 season.