Lamborghini Contemplates Introducing an Extreme SUV

CarLocate Team, April 23, 2012, 11:04AM

Wanting to create a vehicle as uniquely identifiable as their Gallardo and Aventador, Lamborghini plans to expand their brand to a different customer segment by introducing an SUV as their third model. 

The Lamborghini Urus concept was put together after studying the Porsche Cayenne, BMW X6, and Range Rover Sport. However, a lot of the inspiration for this super luxury SUV came from the next-generation Audi Q7, which also happens to be in the Volkswagen Group with Lamborghini. While the Urus would share its rear suspension, electrical platform, and floorpan with the Q7 and Cayenne, Lamborghini would have complete control over creating a unique upper body structure to their SUV.

According to Lamborghini insiders, the decision on whether or not to proceed with production on the Urus will be made later this year after seeing how the vehicle is received at the Beijing reveal. If given the green light, the earliest possible launch date for the Lamborghini Urus would be sometime in 2016.

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2012 Beijing Auto Show Beginning This Week

CarLocate Team, April 23, 2012, 08:07AM

The 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition has a schedule of activities set to run from April 23rd through May 2nd.  With this year’s slogan of “leading through innovation”, excitement is buzzing around the first look at several concept vehicles and future models.

The Beijing auto show, also known as Auto China, has been a bi-annual event for more than two decades. This year marks the 12th exhibition.

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