Lamborghini Squadra Corse reveals Urus ST-X Idea
It’s going to see motion in a brand new single-manufacturer collection that can start in 2020 and run on FIA-approved circuits all through Europe and the Center East. The circuits will mix each tarmac and off-road sections, very similar to rallycross, whereas the automobile itself may be very near the road-going Urus, however comes with extra FIA-approved paraphernalia to permit it to run in official competitors.
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Many of the modifications are underneath the pores and skin, and embody a fitted roll-cage, a fireplace suppression system and an FT3 racing gas tank to adjust to FIA security laws. The usual air-suspension system has additionally been ditched, with a higher-riding passive spring and damper set-up taking its place to maintain the inevitable jumps from completely destroying the automobile in the course of the races. Additional modifications and weight-saving measures have lowered the load of the Urus from its 2.2-ton determine in road-going trim to simply 1650kg – a drop of round 25 per cent.
Below the brand new carbonfibre hood, the ST-X shares its 4-litre twin turbo V8 engine with the usual automobile, producing an an identical 640bhp, with 627lb ft of torque. New 21-inch centre-lock wheels have been fitted, in addition to a bespoke high-mounted wing and new trapezoidal exhaust retailers pushed additional up into the rear valance to scale back the possibility of being torn off on exhausting landings.
The Urus ST-X will make its dynamic debut in the course of the 2019 Lamborghini World Finals, earlier than it’s put into competitors by way of an ‘arrive and drive’ components, the place the logistics and upkeep of the automobiles are organised on behalf of their homeowners by Lamborghini Squadra Corse.