Lamborghini Plug-In Hybrid SUV Reportedly In The Works

DEC 30 2014 BY ELECTRICCARSTV 2

Lamborghini PHEV SUV In The Works

Lamborghini PHEV SUV In The Works

According to CNN Money, the plug-in hybrid concept Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 could pave the way to a production-bound PHEV SUV wearing the Lamborghini badge.

“The Lamborghini Asterion plug-in hybrid concept car points the way to the automaker’s electric future, but its CEO says that future will most likely look like an SUV, and not like this sleek coupe.”

“Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann told CNNMoney that an SUV’s tall body should easily be able to fit a powerful plug-in hybrid powertrain, and that’s where we should expect to see the sort of technology currently found in the Asterion concept car.”

CNN Money adds:

“Lamborghini could soon have a good platform on which to put this technology. It plans to begin selling the Lamborghini Urus, a four-door gasoline-powered crossover SUV in two to three years. When the Urus goes on sale, it should quickly become Lamborghini’s best-selling model, eclipsing the brand’s two-seat sports cars.”

Some Asterion LPI 910-4 specs:

    • Electric-only range – 31 miles NEDC
    • 5.2-liter V10 engine – 610 HP
    • 7-speed DSG transmission
    • Three electric motors
    • Total combined HP – 910
    • 0 to 62 MPH – 3.0 seconds
    • Top speed – 198 MPH
    • Top speed electric-only – 78 MPH

Source: CNN Money

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Rob Stark
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Rob Stark

Electric-only range – 31 miles NEDC
Top speed electric-only – 78 MPH

Part of Volkswagen’s multibillion euro greenwashing assault aka the “Tesla Killer.”

Mike
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The V10 hybrid, wow.