Currently reading: New Lamborghini Huracan Evo Rear-Wheel-Drive revealed
Rear-drive version of V10 supercar offers 602bhp, with prices starting from £137,000
James Attwood, digital editor
News
2 mins read
4 January 2020

Lamborghini has revealed a new rear-wheel-drive version of the Huracán Evo supercar, which the firm claims has been engineered to offer a “more engaging” experience for the driver.

The Evo Rear-Wheel-Drive packs the same naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 engine as the four-wheel-drive variant, tuned to produce 602bhp at 8000rpm. That’s the same output as the standard all-wheel-drive Huracán, but 29bhp down on the Evo version introduced last year

The powertrain produces 413lb ft of torque at 6500rpm, delivered entirely through the rear axle using a specially tuned version of Lamborghini’s Performance Traction Control System (P-TCS). Top speed is a claimed 202mph, with the 0-62mph sprint dispatched in 3.3 seconds.

Company boss Stefano Domenicali said that the Evo RWD “reminds the driver of Lamborghini’s pure engineering origins”, while offering “unfiltered feedback and an emotive and more engaging driving experience.”

The P-TSC system maintains the same Strada, Sport and Corsa drive modes as the all-wheel-drive Huracán, although the system is tuned to continue delivering torque when the car is realigning itself after drifting. It is also programmed to deliver torque in advance to ensure better traction when exiting a corner.

The lighter rear-drive system means the Huracán Evo RWD has a dry weight of 1389kg, 33kg less than the regular model. It offers a 40/60 front/rear weight distribution, and maintains double wishbone suspension with passive shock absorbers. The Lamborghini Dynamic Steering system is also tuned for the Evo RWD in order to increase driver feedback.

The machine has also been given a number of design tweaks to differentiate it from the all-wheel-drive versions. These include a new front splitter and front air intake. The rear bumper also features a new diffuser design. It sits on 19in Pirelli P Zero tyres, with 20in versions optional.

Inside, the Evo RWD features an 8.4 inch touchscreen, which includes Apple CarPlay compatibility.

The Huracán Evo RWD is available to order now, with deliveries beginning in the spring. It will cost £137,000 excluding taxes.

READ MORE

Lamborghini Huracán Evo review

Lamborghini plots all-electric four-door GT for 2025

Read all Lamborghini reviews on Autocar

Advertisement
Advertisement

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Ford Kuga 2020 road test review - hero front
    3 July 2020
    Car review
    SUV practicality, Focus underpinnings, plug-in hybrid tech: is this another...
  • Alpina B3 2020 first drive review - hero front
    3 July 2020
    First Drive
    Bavaria's alternative M3 gets an added injection of performance and...
  • Hyundai i30 N 2020 UK first drive review - hero front
    2 July 2020
    First Drive
    Suspension tweaks aim to make the Hyundai hot hatch a more usable daily...

Read our review

Car review
Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD 2020 road test review - hero front

The Performante’s engine in Lamborghini’s rear-drive chassis? Hold on tight

Back to top

Join the debate

Comments
6

4 January 2020

Give it a manual box, and send me an order form.

4 January 2020

The auto they offer is significantly compromised as an all round package when compared with Porsche, Ferrari, McLaren etc, however the vast majority of buyers of these cars new want auto, whether it be a crappy auto or not. Like you, the auto is a deal breaker for me, and I really like the Huracan Evo, want to own a Lambo before I die, and am looking for an alternative to the GT3/GT3RS. Normally aspirated, RWD, manual, that's where its at for dinosaurs like me. Its why I drive a GT4.

4 January 2020

PS Why are Autocar now quoting prices excluding taxes?

jer

4 January 2020

Tractors?

5 January 2020

Nice toy.

 

5 January 2020

If you go by the price difference vs. the Evo in the US, you get £165,000, which lines up nicely with £137,000+VAT.  Happy to oblige, Autocar.

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Ford Kuga 2020 road test review - hero front
    3 July 2020
    Car review
    SUV practicality, Focus underpinnings, plug-in hybrid tech: is this another...
  • Alpina B3 2020 first drive review - hero front
    3 July 2020
    First Drive
    Bavaria's alternative M3 gets an added injection of performance and...
  • Hyundai i30 N 2020 UK first drive review - hero front
    2 July 2020
    First Drive
    Suspension tweaks aim to make the Hyundai hot hatch a more usable daily...