The Lamborghini Huracan Evo is about to get a lot more extreme.
Rumors that Lamborghini is preparing a new hardcore version of the Huracan Evo to replace the Huracan Performante have been circulating for a while now. Last year, we caught Lamborghini testing what appeared to be a new track-focused Huracan Evo. Now, new photos posted on Instagram give us a closer look at Lamborghini's new hardcore track weapon, which will allegedly be called the Huracan Super Trofeo Omologato.
The name suggests we're looking at a road-going version of the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo race car. While the prototype in the photos is covered in camouflage, a giant wing, massive rear intakes, and a large roof scoop inspired by the Huracan Super Trofeo track car indicate this is no ordinary Huracan Evo.
The new hardcore Lamborghini Huracan Evo will also retain the race car's rear-wheel-drive setup, while power will be provided by a 5.2-liter, naturally aspirated V10, which produces 640 horsepower in the Huracan Evo.
While it won't have more power on tap, the Huracan STO will be significantly lighter than the standard car, with rumors suggesting it will shed around 330 pounds off the total weight. Other racing-inspired upgrades will include larger brakes to provide more stopping power. Unsurprisingly, production will be limited - only 700 examples of the Huracan STO are expected to roll off the production line.
Rumor has it that dealers want Lamborghini to make it even more exclusive by lowering the number of allocations and making each model individually numbered. However, allocations are reportedly being prioritized for dealers with race teams.
Lamborghini's new hardcore Huracan is expected to go on sale for the 2021 model year, so it could debut later this year. Potentially, this could be Lamborghini's last naturally aspirated V10 supercar since future models will be electrified, so the Huracan STO could mark the end of an era for the Italian supercar maker. At least Lamborghini's sublime V10 will be getting a special send-off.