2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder Spotted in Brenner Pass

Lamborghini is almost prepared to introduce the Huracan Performante Spyder, so nobody was surprised to see the open-top supercar showing up in Brenner Pass in prototype guise.
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The heavily camouflaged V10 beast was doing its thing on the roads situated at the border between Austria and Italy. And while we'll tip our lens to Magazin ProDriver CZ for these images, we'll remind you that the open-air Huracan Performante has been spied in almost camo-free form back in June - we added the photos of the nearly-naked machine to the gallery above.

Just like the Performante Coupe, the Huracan you're looking at will be animated by a 640 hp naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10.

Lamborghini is now in an era that sees the company demonstrating its contraptions are quite the opposite of the show cars many labeled them as. After the Aventador Superveloce manage to lap the Nurburgring in just under 7 minutes, the Huracan Performante managed to set a Ring production car record. Sure, the 6:52 lap time of the fixed-roof Huracan Performante might have sparked controversy, but Sant'Agata Bolognese has stood behind the said number, with the story ending there.

As such, the big question revolving around the Spyder incarnation of the Lamborghini Huracan Performante is this - will the open-top model manage to sit below the 7m mark?

Since we're talking about an open-roof machine, the weight and aerodynamic drawbacks are anything but light. For one thing, the Huracan Performante owes quite a lot to the ALA (Aerodinamica Lamborghini Attiva) system and it remains to be seen how this will be modified for the Spyder.

Despite the fact that this Raging Bull is expected to make its debut next month, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, we're still not certain about its nameplate. And that's because the Italians could always bring back the Gallardo-born Spyder Performante badge.


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