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Lamborghini revealed the Huracan Evo RWD Spyder in the international market in 2020 but has only launched it in the Indian market now. We were invited to the Lamborghini dealership In Mumbai, where we got a good look at the supercar.
The Italian supercar manufacturer launched the Huracan Evo RWD Spyder at an ex-showroom price of Rs 3.54 crore, ex-showroom. It is now one of the most exotic convertibles in the Indian market.
Design & Style
The Lamborghini Huracan Evo Rear-Wheel-Drive Spyder is designed to be a lifestyle choice. Up front, the car looks similar to the RWD Coupe. It gets laser LED headlights with its signature DRLs. However, the supercar gets a new front splitter and vertical fins within the large framed front air dams. This will allow more airflow and better aerodynamics.
The car on display belonged to a customer. This particular buyer had opted for a bespoke Blu Sideris paint shade. The RWD Spyder was fitted with five-spoke, 19-inch alloy wheels. The brake calipers were finished in a shade of Red, which drew attention to the big petal discs.
The supercar also gets big air ducts on either side behind the doors, that channel air to the radiators that cool the massive V10 engine. It also gets the ‘HURACAN EVO RWD' logo mounted on the air-ducts. The rear bumper now incorporates a new diffuser unique to the Huracan Evo RWD Spyder.
The new SuperSport Exhaust looks amazing and sounds even better. However, there might be an exhaust system that is being developed by Akrapovic, which will be lighter, slightly louder and will also increase power figures.
The Spyder's soft-top roof can be opened within 17 seconds and can be operated while driving up to a speed of 50 km/h. With the soft-top either up or down, the driver can electronically open the rear window, which functions as a windshield when up, and enhances the V10 engine's unique sound. Two detachable lateral windshields dampen aerodynamic noise in the cabin.
However, since it's a convertible supercar, the beautiful V10 engine is no longer visible completely as the roof needs some space to collapse. One can also opt for a carbon fibre cover for the engine. When the cover is opened, one will be able to see only a part of the engine and the exhaust system.
Cockpit & Interiors
On the inside, the Huracan Evo RWD Spyder features an 8.4-inch HMI touchscreen that provides comprehensive connectivity for telephone calls, internet access, and Apple CarPlay. Right above it are the toggle switches. The entire setup looks like something taken out of an aircraft's cockpit.
The seats were finished in black with contrasting Red stitching all over. You can also opt for almost any color of stitching you want. Buyers can choose between 300 different colour options for the exterior.
The steering wheel is also wrapped in leather and Alcantara, just like everywhere else in the cabin. On the steering wheel, you get the Anima button. That button controls the driving modes, with the P-TCS calibrated to suit.
Engine & Transmission
The Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder is powered by a 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine. It produces 602bhp at 8,000rpm, and a peak torque of 560Nm at 6,500rpm. It accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds and will go on to a top speed of 324km/h.
The Spyder's aluminium and thermoplastic resin body sits on a lightweight hybrid chassis made of aluminium and carbon fibre. It has a dry weight of 1,509 kg and a power-to-weight ratio of 0.39bhp per kilogram.
The Huracan EVO RWD Spyder ensures top performance that focuses on the driver's skills. The specially tuned P-TCS traction control system is designed for a thrilling performance in all conditions, consistently delivering torque and assuring traction even as the Spyder is realigning after sharp cornering or drifting.
‘Strada' Mode provides stability and safety in all conditions by minimizing rear-wheel slippage, and more proactively managing torque delivery on low-adhesion surfaces.
‘Sport' Mode allows the driver to enjoy drifting fun, allowing the rear wheels to slip and slide during acceleration. Torque is limited when oversteer angles increase rapidly so the driver can stabilize and control the car. And last but not least, it has the ‘Corsa' Mode, that optimizes the car's traction and agility when exiting a corner in high-performance conditions, maximizing dynamics and speed.
It also gets a front/rear weight distribution of 40/60. Suspension duties are handled by a double-wishbone setup with overlapped quadrilaterals and passive shock absorbers to offer optimized driver feedback. The Huracan Evo RWD Spyder gets specially developed Pirelli P Zero tyres. However, the company also offers 20-inch rims and carbon-ceramic brakes as optional.
Thoughts On Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder India Launch
The Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder was revealed last year in the international markets and now the company has launched the supercar in the Indian market. We have to say that the person who this particular car belonged to, has a delightful taste as he has customised his ride in a very subtle manner. At the end of the day it is a Lamborghini, so, no matter what colour you choose for your exterior, interior, brake callipers, etc., heads will turn.