What is the Lamborghini Huracan Avio?
The Huracan is a beautiful machine in its own right, but if you were looking for something a little different, you may want to consider the Avio special edition. What is the Lamborghini Huracan Avio? We have all your answers right here.
Does the Huracan Avio have a theme?
As its name might imply, there is an aviation theme to the Huracan Avio. In fact, the Avio is a direct tribute to the bravery and courage of the Air Force. In fact, the symbol displayed throughout the Avio is that of the Italian Air Force.
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The Huracan Avio has a lot in common with the four-wheel drive Huracan with 602 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque.
Differences in the Huracan Avio
On the exterior is where you will notice the first major differences. The Avio features its own unique liveries. These can be customized by the client but can include a double off-center stripe, accents across the bottom sill of the car, accented mirrors, and even a tail number on the door. The Avio comes in five exclusive colors.
The interior gets its own unique treatment with laser-engraved Alcantara seats that also feature the L 63 tail number. That tail number presumably stands for Lamborghini 1963, as 1963 was the year Lamborghini was founded.
How limited is the Huracan Avio
Lamborghini often makes extremely limited runs of its vehicles. It is not uncommon for us to talk about a car that only ever had two or three examples built, but the Huracan Avio is a little more accessible. In all, Lamborghini will build 250 Huracan models, and each one will come with its own limited edition plate so you know which one you have.
Is this the first aviation themed Lamborghini?
Most modern Lamborghini models do take a great deal of inspiration from aviation, specifically from the most high-tech planes to ever enter service. The Reventon, for example, has lines that are largely inspired by the F-22 Raptor fighter jet. The Reventon was a predecessor to the Aventador and you can still see many of its lines recreated in the new Aventador S.
Another aviation themed moment in Lamborghini history comes from the unveiling of the Veneno. Lamborghini only ever built and sold three models. The initial unveil of the Roadster variant took place on the deck of an aircraft carrier.