What is the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EVO?
Lamborghini has been serious about racing since the very beginning, and with the new Huracan Super Trofeo EVO, they clearly still are a manufacturer with an eye towards the track. For the uninitiated, you may want to know what the Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo EVO actually is, and we have your answers.
What does Super Trofeo mean?
Super Trofeo basically means super trophy, but it actually stands for more than that. Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo is a racing series that takes place every year all across the world. In it, drivers compete in Lamborghini vehicles that are all essentially identical, meaning both drivers and spectators get to witness some of the most competitive driving the racing world has to offer.
The Huracan Super Trofeo EVO is that latest iteration of the spec car for the series. This means that all competing cars for the 2018 season in Europe, Asia, and North America will be an EVO models. The car was first unveiled at Sant’Agata Bolognese.
What’s new for the Super Trofeo EVO?
The Super Trofeo EVO is still based on the Huracan, but with significant improvements all around. To start with, as this is a racecar, let’s talk safety. Lamborghini saw a need to further increase ease of egress during an accident and added an improved roof hatch device.
The biggest change comes in the body kit. Dallara Engineering along with Lamborghini engineers to the car to task and improved aerodynamics and downforce, while also managing to increase stability. You may have heard of Dallara before. Dallara made a name for itself in the world of IndyCar, Formula 2, Formula 3, and countless other racing series. They have been producing racing chassis for over 50 years.
How much does the Huracan Super Trofeo EVO cost?
For those interested in acquiring a Super Trofeo EVO for the 2018 racing season, Lamborghini has also announced the price. You can acquire one at a list price of just $295,000.
If you are unfamiliar with the price of racecars, this is actually a bargain, and you get the privilege of driving a version of one of the best supercars ever made.