30 Mar '15, 10pm

2015's Top Ten Tech Cars: Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

Lamborghinis have always been fast. But they’ve often been infuriatingly balky and volatile. Enter the Huracán, which has finally managed to harness technology to become Lamborghini’s best, most civilized supercar yet. The latest Lambo to be named after a famous Spanish fighting bull, the Huracán showed me its snorting stuff at Spain’s Ascari racing circuit. The successor to the Gallardo shares its all-wheel-drive chassis with the upcoming Audi R8 supercar (both brands benefit from technology developed within the expanding VW empire). The chassis is basically an erector set of bonded-and-riveted aluminum interspersed with carbon fiber that’s 10 percent lighter—yet 50 percent more rigid—than the Gallardo’s. An alluring, modern wedge of a body is tasteful and functional, developing 50 percent more aerodynamic downforce than its predecessor. Price: US $240,245 Power train: 45...

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