Company Lamborghini has officially confirmed that the production of the long-awaited crossover Urus approved the leadership of the concern VW. Moreover, the vehicle will collect in Italy, but not in Slovakia, as previously planned.
According to foreign media reports, the production crossover Lamborghini traveled to their homeland due to the tax benefits, which the manufacturer has promised the Italian government. The car has all chances to become the most popular throughout the model range of the brand, repeat the fate of Porsche Cayenne.
Assembling the Urus will be at the factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, located not far from the headquarters of Lamborghini. Area businesses will increase by almost half – from the previous 80 thousand. 150 thousand sq. Meters. The manufacturer also will hire about 500 new employees. The total investment in the plant is not disclosed, but the company says that it is about “hundreds of millions of euros.”
At the core of Lamborghini Urus will be the platform MLB, is also used to create new-generation Audi Q7 and crossover Bentley Bentayga. Outside the car it is based on the appearance of the concept of the same name in 2012. About powerplant details yet, but it is expected that the crossover will get a motor capacity of not less than 600 hp
Lamborghini plans to produce 3 thousand. Crossovers per year. The main markets for the model will be the USA, China, Middle East, UK, Germany and Russia.