The Lamborghini Urus will phase out its non-hybrid V-8 engine by 2024, becoming fully electric by 2029 as per a recent report from Autocar.
Lamborghini is slated to release a Urus plug-in hybrid next year, maintaining the current 4.0-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine, but integrating an electric boost. This will make it Lamborghini’s second plug-in hybrid, following the Aventador successor, the Revuelto, according to the company’s CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, in an Autocar interview.
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Lamborghini Urus S
A plug-in hybrid Urus prototype has already been spotted undergoing testing. This marks the first official announcement of Lamborghini’s plan to eliminate the non-hybrid powertrain option. The inclusion of electric assist with the V-8 engine is expected to produce the most potent Urus so far, with the existing lineup reaching up to 657 hp.
Launched in 2018 for the 2019 model year, the Urus is Lamborghini’s highest-selling model. It was upgraded to the Urus S specification last year. Additionally, a sportier Urus Performante was introduced to the series.
Lamborghini Urus S
An all-electric Urus is projected to be Lamborghini’s second EV, following the expected launch of a 2+2 grand tourer in 2028. This new model, with no direct predecessor, is rumored to offer a 300-mile range and comfortable rear seating. Lamborghini plans to initially utilize the all-electric powertrains for its luxury-oriented models, resorting to electric supercars only if mandated by regulations.
Over the upcoming years, Lamborghini will launch more variants of the Revuelto and a replacement for the Huracán. Furthermore, the company will remodel its factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. It is anticipated to construct the Revuelto and Huracán replacement on the same assembly line, a first in Lamborghini’s history.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Lamborghini Urus Hybrid
When will the Lamborghini Urus go hybrid?
The Lamborghini Urus is set to become hybrid in 2024.
What is the expected release year for the fully electric Lamborghini Urus?
The fully electric Lamborghini Urus is expected to be released in 2029.
What is Lamborghini’s second plug-in hybrid vehicle?
Lamborghini’s second plug-in hybrid vehicle will be a Urus model, following the Aventador successor, the Revuelto.
What is the power output expected for the Urus plug-in hybrid?
The addition of an electric assist to the Urus plug-in hybrid’s V-8 engine is anticipated to make it the most powerful Urus so far, surpassing the current peak output of 657 hp.
What is Lamborghini’s plan for electric supercars?
For now, Lamborghini plans to use all-electric powertrains primarily for its more luxurious models. The company will only manufacture electric supercars if they are absolutely required by regulations.
What new models are expected to launch from Lamborghini?
Lamborghini is expected to launch more variants of the Revuelto and a replacement for the Huracán in the coming years. A new 2+2 grand tourer, with no direct predecessor, is also anticipated to be launched in 2028.
Will there be changes in the production line at Lamborghini’s factory?
Yes, Lamborghini will reconfigure its factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. For the first time, two Lamborghini models, the Revuelto and the Huracán replacement, are planned to share the same assembly line.
More about Lamborghini Urus Hybrid
- Lamborghini’s official announcement about Urus going hybrid
- Autocar’s report on Lamborghini’s future plans
- Latest news on Lamborghini’s EV and hybrid models
- Background on the Urus and its upcoming electric version