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2018 Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera Prototype Reveals Cool Center-Lock Wheels

When it comes to initiatives such as not putting your supercar into hibernation mode for the winter, you can label us as huge supporters. Sometimes this has to do with YouTuber campaigning for supercars' cold season rights, while on other occasions, such as the one we have here, the efforts come from carmakers themselves.
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Case in point with the Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera, which has now entered winter testing, after having taken the Nurburgring by storm during the fall. And the V10 supercar's sharpened-up incarnation has new shoes to display.

As you can notice in these spy photos, the five-nut wheels seen on previous Huragan Superleggera test cars have been ditched for a center-lock setup. While the Gallardo never came with such a feature, Sant'Agata Bolognese had already introduced racing-style wheels for the Huracan with the factory kits delivered earlier this year.

Nevertheless, the design seen here is new, with the center-lock setup set to allow Huracan Superleggera owners to enjoy the same bragging rights as Aventador Superveloce drivers, for instance.

The rest of the prototype seems to have remained unchanged, which means we get the same overly aggressive aero elements, from the air-hungry front fascia intakes to the warrior-like fixed wing adorning the rear end of the supercar. Some of the gaping intakes may be filled with snow, though.

Underneath the skin, the diet this Raging Bull has gone though should allow it to lose up to 220 lbs (make that 100 kg), while art-like tuning of the naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 will see its 602 hp (610 PS) output delivering an enticing jump - we could get as much as 650 ponies, but we'd bet on a smaller increase.

The Superleggera badge also means the mid-engined beast will get a sharper overall setup and we could be dealing with a vehicle able of stealing the most responsive Lamborghini ever title from the Aventador SV.

Lamborghini test drivers should say goodbye to the Huracan Superleggera in a few months from now, with the machine set to make its debut next year, as a 2018 model.

 
 
 
 
 

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