Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lamborghini Murcielago

Lambo considering Huracán GT3 for United SportsCar Championship (Autoblog)

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Lamborghini, Racing

With all the versions of the Gallardo that Lamborghini made over the course of
that model’s dozen year lifecycle, we knew the debut of the new Huracan would
only be the start. And now we’re getting an idea of what Sant’Agata has in
store. Before too long, there’ll be a new Spyder, and likely a rear-drive
version as well. But racing teams are more eagerly anticipating the new
competition versions. There’s the new Super Trofeo spec racer that Lambo
unveiled in Monterey a couple of weeks ago, but now we’re receiving word of a
new GT3 racer as well.

Based closely on the Super Trofeo, the Huracan GT3 is reportedly being
designed to meet the regulations of numerous racing series – including, the
latest reports will have us know, the United SportsCar Championship that
competes in North America. This according to _Sportscar365.com_, which spoke
to Lamborghini’s chief test driver Giorgio Sanna at Virginia International
Raceway recently.

Unlike some of its rivals, racing has not traditionally been a core value at
Lamborghini, but it has competed here and there. It previously relied on
Reiter Engineering to develop racing versions of the Murcielago …

Autoblog

Lamborghini Murcielago review – Jeremy Clarkson – Top Gear – BBC (HQ)