Several weeks ago, a video of the Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato, a surprising addition to the off-road community, lit up the Internet with its thrilling off-road antics. Unsatisfied with a fleeting moment in the limelight, the daring owner ventured to Utah’s Knolls for another heart-pounding escapade.
In the footage, the brand-new Huracan Sterrato speeds along dirt roads, reaching nearly 100 mph (around 160 kph). But it wasn’t merely the speed that caught the attention of spectators and enthusiasts. The supercar’s remarkable dune proficiency was underscored as it seamlessly executed some stylish donuts.
Since receiving the keys to the Sterrato, the owner seems to be giving Lamborghini executives sleepless nights, pushing the car to its limits at every opportunity. With 500 miles already on its odometer, this vehicle has seen every type of rough terrain. It now boasts a distinctive custom wrap to protect its original paint, hinting at further aesthetic enhancements.
Although the Sterrato is already a marvel, the owner has grand visions. A twin-turbo conversion, expected to boost the power by a jaw-dropping 200 horses, tops the list. This means, once upgraded, we can expect a monumental 800 hp, overshadowing the already potent 601 hp of the last stock 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine. With its 413 pound-feet of torque, it’s unsurprising that it accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in a mere 3.4 seconds.
But those craving extreme speeds might be a tad let down, as the Sterrato’s top speed is electronically limited to about 160 mph, thanks to its heightened ground clearance and rugged tires.
The Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato isn’t just admired for its brute force. It’s also notable for its design elements suited for demanding terrains. It flaunts a raised suspension, unique tires, custom wheels, added front lights and a roof scoop meant to supply clean air to the engine during dusty rides. An electronically-managed AWD system guarantees stability, even on the trickiest terrains.
With Lamborghini rolling out a mere 1,499 units, each tagged around $280,000, the Sterrato is undeniably a precious find. Its main competitor? The Porsche 911 Dakar. While Dakar’s 473 hp 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat-six may offer less power, it remains a commendable adversary. We’ve also featured a drag race between the Porsche 911 Dakar and the Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato for those curious about the speedier of the two.
The Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato might not fit the typical off-road archetype, but it’s making waves on rugged terrains. Anyone captivated by this desert dance should view the trending video. This is a Lamborghini that’s reshaping expectations!
Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato Breaking Stereotypes at Utah Desert Gallery