Calling it “the purest concentration of Squadra Corse’s motorsports prowess,” Lamborghini has unveiled the Huracan STO — Super Trofeo Omologata — a road-homologated supercar inspired by racing machines, including the Huracan Super Trofeo Ev0 and the Huracan GT3 Evo.
The STO draws 640 horsepower and 416 pound-feet of torque from its 5.2-liter V10 engine. Lamborghini said the car will accelerate to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.0 seconds, can stop from such speed in 98 feet, and has a top speed of 310 km/h (192 mph).
“Superior aerodynamic efficiency, extensive use of lightweight materials, unfettered steering and first-class braking performance, ensure the Huracán STO delivers the emotion of a track experience on every road drive,” Lamborghini said in its news release.
“The Huracán STO is the purest incarnation of Lamborghini Squadra Corse heritage, directly transferring technologies from the Huracán Super Trofeo EVO and drawing on the Huracán GT3 EVO’s unique accomplishment of winning three consecutive times in the Daytona 24 hours,” said Automobili Lamborghini chairman and chief executive Stefano Domenicali.
“The Huracán STO delivers all the excitement of a beautifully balanced, lightweight and aerodynamically superior super sports car, mirroring the driving feeling and exhilaration of Super Trofeo, and perfectly set up for the world’s most-demanding tracks but created for the road,” added Maurizio Reggiani, chief technical officer.
“The extensive technical solutions and intelligence gained from both our Super Trofeo and GT3 programs has been refined and embodied in the Huracán STO, allowing the pilot to experience the emotions of a racing driver, daily, in a road-legal Lamborghini super sports car able to take lap records.”
Lamborghini said aerodynamics and lightweight construction led to a new exterior design, “revising its inimitable Lamborghini profile to optimize airflow.”
“Racing cars are always a strong inspiration for our design,” said Mitja Borkert, the company’s chief designer. “The Huracán STO exquisitely reflects the technology transfer from our successful Huracán race cars, displayed in every aesthetic detail.”
For example, the entire front bodywork section is a single component. At the rear of the car, an integrated “shark fin” is designed to improve dynamic capabilities, especially in cornering, where rear-wheel steering technology also plays a role. The car also has an adjustable rear wing.
The car weighs 2,945 pounds without fluids, making it nearly 100 pounds lighter than the Huracan Performante model.
The Huracan STO is priced at €249,412 in Europe and at $327,838 in the United States.
For more information, visit the Lamborghini website.
I wish they race at Le Mans.