Lamborghini has just won an ice speed record with its Urus. Over one kilometer, standing start, the imposing 650 hp SUV reached an average speed of 114 km / h.
New tour de force from the Lamborghini Urus . The wicked Italian SUV set a new speed record during its first participation in the ” Days of Speed ” event, dedicated to sporty driving on ice and whose 2021 edition was held from March 10 to 13.
On Lake Baikal, Russia , the 650bhp juggernaut (4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine) demonstrated its power and maneuverability by breaking the record for the average speed over one kilometer, standing start .
Launched at 298 km / h on the ice
Led by the Russian pilot Andrey Leontyev, the Urus posted an average of 114 km / h, with a maximum speed recorded during the sprint at 298 km / h !
“This extreme challenge proves once again that the Urus delivers all the performance one would expect from a Lamborghini in terms of acceleration, top speed and handling,” commented Konstantin Sychev, Lamborghini Brand Manager for Eastern Europe and the CIS countries.
“The official data recorded by the FIA (International Automobile Federation) and the RAF (Russian Automobile Federation) will be released in April,” Lamborghini added in a statement.