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New Lamborghini Huracan replaces Gallardo, boasts 601-hp V-10 engine

The new Lamborghini Huracan replaces the outgoing Gallardo

The new Lamborghini Huracan replaces the outgoing Gallardo model and will make its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014. (Credit: Cars.com)

Lamborghini let loose some details on its all-new 601-horsepower entry-level model, dubbed the Huracan. The supercar will replace the outgoing Gallardo, which Lamborghini calls its most successful model of all time, having sold more than 14,000 units during a 10-year production run that ended in November.

The Huracan, named after a famed breed of Spanish fighting bulls, bares closer resemblance to the further up-market Aventador than the model it replaces. It has a hexagonal form with sharper edges, larger air scoops, and more prominent exhaust tips at the rear.

Underneath the hood, the 5.2-liter V-10 engine gains about 50 horsepower over its predecessor and tops out at 601-horsepower. It's paired with a new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and an all-wheel-drive system that allow it to reach 60 miles per hour in just 3.2 seconds and top out at 201 mph.


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Better yet, thanks to a lighter body and stop-start technology, the Huracan is expected to achieve about 19 miles to the gallon. The 2015 model-year car will make its public debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March and is expected to be delivered shortly thereafter. 

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Tags: Lamborghini , Lamborghini Gallardo , Lamborghini Huracan , supercar

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