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New 631bhp Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder revealed

New 631bhp Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder revealed

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Lamborghini has revealed the new Huracán Evo Spyder in full ahead of its first public sighting at the Geneva motor show next week.

The convertible supercar follows the launch of the Huracán Evo, an updated and more powerful Huracán coupé, late last year. It features the same 631bhp 5.2-litre naturally-aspirated V10, resulting in a 0-62mph time in 3.1 seconds. That's 0.2 sec slower than the hard-top model.


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The 201mph top speed is identical to the coupé, however, despite the Spyder's 120kg weight penalty. Much of that extra weight is down to the car's soft-top mechanism, using an electrohydraulic set-up to lower it in 17 seconds flat up to a speed of 31mph.

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Automatic pop-up rollover bars are hidden behind the seats, while the rear window can be retracted electrically whether the roof is up or down, allowing the car's engine note to be more prominent to those in the cabin.

 

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The Huracán Evo's range of new chassis technologies, including rear-wheel steering and four-wheel torque vectoring, transfer unchanged to the Spyder. Lambo claims the car's aerodynamic prowess, with more than five times the downforce and aero efficiency of the old Huracán, is also maintained, while cabin airflow is said to be "minimised" to assure a "quiet cockpit environment" - when the V10 isn't on song, of course.

 

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