Do two less driven wheels mean twice the fun? Well, that’s what Lamborghini is hoping for with the new Huracán EVO RWD. Based on the already brilliant EVO minus the front driveshafts it’s already off to a good start. Lamborghini hasn’t just removed the front driveshafts and called it a day there’s a little more under the skin. The EVO chassis is a hybrid unit made from aluminium and carbon fibre wrapped in an aluminium and composite body. Speaking of which, what a beautiful body it is!. There are a couple of minor changes to the front and rear just to distinguish it.
Powered by Lamborghini’s glorious V10 as found in other Huracán’s although this time with subtle changes, mostly tuning. This sonorous 5.2l V10 produces 449kw at a wonderful 8000rpm meanwhile the 560nm peaks at 6500rpm. All the power is sent to the rear wheels via a 7-Speed dual-clutch, as a result, the 305 section Pirelli’s at the back will be fighting for traction. I for one like the fact that it is rear-drive only it makes for a more engaging drive. Lamborghini claims this RWD EVO can sprint to 100km/h in 3.3 seconds, hit 200km/h in 9.3 and all the way to a top speed of 325km/h. Just a side note, the EVO only weighs in at 1389kg. The below video gives you an idea of what it sounds like.
The P-TCS intervention is calibrated according to the Huracán EVO RWD’s driving modes, selected via the steering wheel’s ANIMA button (Adaptive Network Intelligent Management: ‘soul’ in Italian). In STRADA, the P-TCS minimizes rear wheel slippage to ensure stability and safety in all conditions. SPORT mode Aka “Drift mode”, the P-TCS maximizes the fun-to-drive factor making the car easier to slide and control. In CORSA, the P-TCS is calibrated for the best track performance which improves corner exits. Overall they have made the traction control system smoother leading to less abrupt intervention.
The Huracan Evo RWD goes on sale in spring 2020 and will have a suggested retail price of $208,571 excluding taxes. That prices also doesn’t include any options.