With 641 turbocharged horsepower, the 2019 Lamborghini Urus is the fastest production SUV


You knew it was coming, and it’s finally here: The 2019 Lamborghini Urus. It’s not Lamborghini’s first SUV, but it’s the first one that’s going to go into mass production. For that reason alone, it’s worth paying attention to -- you’re going to be seeing a lot of these, at least compared to the number of Huracans and Aventadors you happen upon. It will be available next spring -- yours for just $200,000 to start.

The Urus is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged 90-degree V8, connected to the all-wheel-drive system through an eight-speed automatic transmission. The motor delivers 641 hp (that's 650 pferdestarke) and 627 lb-ft of torque at 6,000 rpm and 2,250 rpm, respectively. Redline is 6,800 rpm. This engine sounds suspiciously like the turbocharged 4.0-liter available in the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo, but it’s substantially up on output; 0-62 mph takes just 3.6 seconds, and the all-important 0-124-mph run takes 12.8.

All in all, Lamborghini says the Urus is the world’s fastest production SUV with a top speed of 190 mph -- notably, 3 mph faster than the Bentley Bentayga and 10 faster than the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, for those who keep track of these things. Read more about the With 641 turbocharged horsepower, the 2019 Lamborghini...

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09 May 2018


By GRAHAM KOZAK