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Automobili Lamborghini SpA recently entered their Urus Super SUV into the annual Days of Speed event on the ice of Lake Baikal, organized by LAV-racing Company between 10 and 13 March, Days of Speed is an official FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) and RAF (Russian Automobile Federation) regulated event created to set speed records … on ice.
Despite the inherent issues of driving on ice, and the added challenge of strong wind gusts on the icy flats, the impressive Lamborghini Urus managed to set a record speed of 298 km/h during the 1,000-meter record challenge … during which the Super SUV managed an average speed of 114 km/h.
Thanks to the 4.0-Liter twin-turbo V8 engine pumping out 650 hp, the Lamborghini Urus even went up to 302 km/h on the ice during test runs, which is very close to its top speed of 305 km/h … a testament to how balanced this amazing SUV is made.
“Lamborghini always sets ambitious and bold goals, reinforcing the unparalleled performance benchmarks we set for our products and endorsing the innate innovation and technical prowess of our super sports cars. This extreme challenge has once again proven that the Urus Super SUVdelivers the inherent performance expected of a Lamborghini in terms of acceleration and top speed as well as handling, to unlock any road: be it a highway, off-road route, or even ice. We are excited to see the Urus’ official results published,” commented Konstantin Sychev, Head of Lamborghini Eastern Europe and CIS.