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Lamborghini Urus To Lose Pure V8, Go Hybrid-Only From Late 2024

23 Jun 2023
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In a significant shift towards sustainable performance, Lamborghini has announced that its highly acclaimed Urus SUV will be transitioning to a hybrid-only powertrain starting from late 2024. This bold move marks a departure from the current internal combustion engine (ICE) setup, as the Italian automaker embraces electrification to enhance both performance and environmental responsibility.

The Lamborghini Urus, introduced in 2018, has garnered widespread acclaim for its exceptional performance, combining the power and agility of a supercar with the practicality and versatility of an SUV. It quickly became one of the company's best-selling models, captivating automotive enthusiasts with its breathtaking design and blistering acceleration.

The future Urus

The future Urus

The future Urus will be equipped with a plug-in hybrid V8 powertrain, offering a seamless blend of internal combustion and electric propulsion. This hybrid setup will undoubtedly enhance the already impressive power output of the Urus, delivering instantaneous torque and remarkable acceleration. The electric component will also contribute to improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, aligning with Lamborghini's commitment to sustainability.

While the specifics of the hybrid powertrain have not been disclosed yet, Lamborghini has a proven track record in hybrid technology, as demonstrated by the limited-production Sian hypercar. The Sian showcased Lamborghini's expertise in combining an electrified powertrain with a naturally aspirated V12 engine, resulting in mind-boggling performance and a glimpse into the future of the brand.

By incorporating hybrid technology into the Urus, Lamborghini will enhance its SUV's capabilities, offering drivers increased efficiency and a greener driving experience without compromising on the legendary Lamborghini performance. It's an exciting prospect for enthusiasts who crave exhilarating speed while recognizing the importance of sustainability.

The shift towards hybrid powertrains is not unique to Lamborghini. Many other automakers have also embarked on similar journeys, acknowledging the potential of electrification in delivering both performance and reduced emissions. As technology advances, hybrid systems have become more sophisticated and efficient, allowing manufacturers to strike a harmonious balance between power and sustainability.

Greener alternatives

Greener alternatives

Lamborghini's decision to make the Urus hybrid-only reflects the evolving expectations of consumers and the need for the automotive industry to embrace greener alternatives. By setting an example with its high-performance SUV, Lamborghini demonstrates its commitment to shaping the future of luxury automotive, where sustainability and performance coexist seamlessly.

While some purists may mourn the loss of the pure V8 engine in the Urus, it is essential to recognize the strides being made towards a more sustainable future. The adoption of hybrid technology ensures that Lamborghini remains at the forefront of automotive innovation while reducing its carbon footprint and environmental impact.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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