Lamborghini Urus SE

The new plug-in hybrid Urus SUV was announced by Lamborghini during the Volkswagen Group media night on the eve of the Auto China Beijing 2024 (Beijing auto show). The Revuelto is Lamborghini’s first hybrid vehicle; the Urus SE is the company’s second. It is based on the Urus S and features much more sophisticated under-the-hood innovation than the Urus S. Other changes include an electrified drivetrain, updated external and interior style, and enhanced aerodynamics.

The 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine that powers the Urus SE generates 800 Nm and 620 hp on its own. In order to be used with the plug-in hybrid system, which makes use of a 25.9 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the engine has undergone extensive reengineering. Similar to the Revuelto, the electric motor is placed within an 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox, with a total system output of 800 horsepower and 950 Nm.

The Urus SE can travel 60 kilometers on electricity alone and reach up to 130 kph in EV mode before the combustion engine automatically engages. The Urus SE boasts four-wheel drive, even in electric mode, and a 3.4-second 0-100 km/h sprint time, according to Lamborghini, with a top speed of 312 km/h. In terms of absolute acceleration, the Urus SE falls between the Urus Performante (3.3 seconds) and the Urus S (3.5 seconds), despite being the most potent SUV in the lineup.

The innovative longitudinal electric torque vectoring system, which is centrally situated and continuously distributes torque between the front and back axles, makes its debut on the Urus SE. Additionally, Lamborghini claims that the electronic limited-slip rear differential allows the SUV to have “on demand oversteer,” like a sportscar.

The Urus SE has ten drive modes in all, including the well-known Strada, Sport, and Corsa (for use on the road and track) and the Neve, Sabbia, and Terra (for use off-road). The other four modes are EV Drive, Hybrid, Recharge, and Performance.

The Recharge mode, which is available in Strada, Sport, Corsa, and Neve modes, allows up to 80% of the battery to be recharged while maintaining optimal performance, according to Lamborghini. The performance mode is accessible in both on-road and off-road modes. The first two modes are self-explanatory.

The air suspension on the Urus SE can be adjusted for ground clearance according on the driving mode chosen. The travel of the air springs can be as little as 15mm in Corsa mode or as much as 75mm when raised. The driving mode also affects the exhaust note, drivability, and steering weight. According to Lamborghini, the suspension has been adjusted to be stronger in Corsa mode and much more comfortable in Strada mode than in Urus S. In order to manage pitch, yaw, and lean, it also has 48V anti-roll bars and updated electronics.

Along with many other improvements, the Urus SE distinguishes itself visually from the S and Performante. The brand-new bonnet reaches the edge of the nose, and the sense of continuity is enhanced by the lack of a cut-off line. A redesigned bumper and grille assembly that looks wider and more aggressive than the previous one is also included. The headlamps have been updated with LED matrix technology and are leaner. The LED signature replaces the distinctive Y-motifs.

The business claims that the redesigned tailgate on the Urus SE was inspired by the Gallardo. The registration plate has been moved to the diffuser, which has grown wider and more noticeable, and a new spoiler has been added. The Y-shaped LED taillights are connected by a contrasting trim with a hexagonal mesh design seen on vintage Lamborghinis. It also receives new wheel designs that come with Pirelli P Zero tires and are available in 21-, 22-, or 23-inch diameters.

According to Lamborghini, they have given increasing aerodynamic efficiency particular emphasis. The Urus SE is 15% more aero-efficient than the original Urus, creates 35% more downforce than the Urus S, and provides 30% better cooling for the brake system thanks to new underbody vents and reworked air ducts.

Inside, the AC vents have been slightly redesigned, the seats are new, and the dashboard has new panels that look more three-dimensional than they did previously. The larger upgrade, though, is a new central touchscreen measuring 12.3 inches instead of 10.1 inches, which runs the most recent software and UI found on the Revuelto. As always, there are a ton of customization options available, with over 100 exterior color variations and 47 inside finishes to choose from, in addition to the additional possibilities provided by the Ad Personam program.

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