When you mention the brand Lamborghini, what comes to mind is super-fast, sleek cars. Guess what? This car brand has stepped into the field of family-size vehicles to produce one of the most amazing SUVs of all time. Allow us to introduce to you the Lamborghini Urus.
This special SUV is different from every other vehicle that Lamborghini has ever produced. It has sufficient room for five individuals to enjoy a ride. No wonder this car is gaining a lot of popularity in different megacities in South Africa.
How much does a Lamborghini Urus cost? We will discuss the answer to this question and several others in this post. Let’s dive straight in.
Lamborghini Urus Prices in South Africa
Lamborghini first unveiled its Urus model on December 4, 2017, at its headquarters. This brand was the company’s first SUV since it produced the LM002. The company began mass production of the Urus model in 2018 when it introduced it to the market. Since then, there have been improvements every year until 2021. While we are looking forward to the 2022 model of the Lamborghini Urus, check the list below for the prices of the existing models in South Africa:
- Lamborghini Urus 2018: R$2,520,000 – R$2,844,000
- Lamborghini Urus 2019: R$3,744,000 – R$5,364,000
- Lamborghini Urus 2020: R$5,760,000 – R$6,804,000
- Lamborghini Urus 2021: R$6,840,000 – R$7,920,000
Note that all these prices are excluding import duty and they are for new vehicles. You can purchase South African-used versions of these cars at cheaper prices. However, we will advise that you purchase from a trusted dealer and check the vehicle properly before buying a second-hand product.
Lamborghini Urus Specifications at a Glance
In this section, we will look at the general specifications of the Lamborghini Urus at a glance.
|Power||650hp @ 6,000rpm (485kW)|
|Torque||627lb·ft @ 2,250–4,500rpm (850N·m)|
|Vehicle type / Category|
|Fuel efficiency / Autonomy|
|Apple CarPlay compatible||not available|
|Android Auto compatible||not available|
|Steering / Suspension / Brakes / Tires|
|Steering||rack and pinion, electrical variable assist|
|Turning diameter||12m (39′)|
|Front suspension||independent, pneumatic, multi-link|
|Rear suspension||independent, pneumatic, multi-link|
|Dimensions / Weight|
|Front track||1,695mm (67″)|
|Rear track||1,710mm (67″)|
|Fuel tank||75l (16gals)|
|Towing capacity||not recommended|
|Power to weight ratio||220.6W/kg|
|0-100 km/h||3.6s (manufacturer)|
|Top speed||305km/h (190mph) (manufacturer)|
|Base warranty||3 years/unlimited|
|Powertrain warranty||3 years/unlimited|
These are the specifications are for the first generation of the Lamborghini Urus released to the market in 2018. However, they are quite similar across the different models as the company just made a few tweaks. In the next section, we will review this vehicle to see if it is worth spending on or not.
Reviewing the Lamborghini Urus
It is almost impossible to miss the Lamborghini Urus when you see it on the road. This vehicle was designed by the expert hands of the Lamborghini team to reveal the company’s desire to be luxurious and excellent. Everything, from the badges to the tail and headlights, as well as the daytime running LED lights is just amazing. This car also features massive 21-inch alloy wheels that are housed within angular wheel arches. The arches have four quad mortar pipes that stick out from their rear.
If you think the exterior of this vehicle is beautiful and classy, wait until you see the interior. The interior of the Lamborghini Urus oozes class on a different level. It is loaded with several modern features that are designed to provide the user of the car with practicality, versatility, and comfort. The latest model of this vehicle comes with an amazing infotainment system that is second to none. This doesn’t mean that previous models are inferior, they all come with an 8-speaker audio system accompanied by Bluetooth and USB connections. There is also an easy-to-use navigation touch screen as well as huge controls to make it easy to access the vehicle’s different functions.
The Urus features power-adjustable and heated seats for five people. It has a very spacious interior that is great for cruises with family members and friends. You can rest assured of a comfortable ride each time.
Engine and Performance
One thing most people love about the Lamborghini Urus is its speed. Of course, Lamborghini is synonymous with speed so you can expect that this vehicle will be nothing different. When the Urus first hit the market, it was labelled the fastest SUV in the world. Its top speed of 190 mph and ability to trot from 0 to 60 mph within 3.1 seconds makes it a speedster.
The vehicle comes with a twin-turbo V-8 engine that packs 641 horsepower as well as 627 lb-ft of torque. It also features an 8-speed automatic transmission and a permanent all-wheel-drive system. When you drive this vehicle, you have the feeling of being in a race with its stable high-speed cornering and quick steering. The sound of the engine rumbles when idle when in motion, it produces a bold howl that will scare everyone else on the road.
When you consider the fact that this vehicle packs a V-8 engine, you will expect that it guzzles fuel. If you think so, then you aren’t far from the truth as this vehicle consumes a lot of fuel. However, its fuel consumption depends on how you drive as it delivers 17 mpg on the highway and 12 mpg within the city.