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Video: Lamborghini Huracan STO's Quarter-Mile Time Revealed, It's Slower Than Hellcats

While the best muscle cars on sale today are basically drag racers in disguise, full-blown exotics are not exactly known for breaking quarter-mile records – unless they feature twin-turbocharging conversions and race gas in the tank.
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The same goes for the Lamborghini Huracan STO, a lightweight proposal from the Italian car brand, which costs in excess of $300,000. Equally impressive on paper and on twisty roads, the supercar has recently had its quarter-mile credentials tested out in the real world, against the clock, and let’s just say that it hasn’t exactly impressed.

We will move on to the time achieved by the Huracan STO in a moment, but first, we have to remind you that like all other Huracans, it packs the naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10. The engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, and develops 631 hp (640 ps / 471 kW) and 417 lb-ft (565 Nm) of torque. From naught to 62 mph (0-100 kph), the blue-blooded machine needs 3.0 seconds, according to the spec sheet, and can top out at 193 mph (310 kph).

With the launch control engaged, electronic stability control turned off, left foot on the brake, and right foot on the gas, the Huracan STO took off on a closed course, with lots of wheel spin. As a result, it lost a few precious tenths of a second, reflected in its quarter-mile time, otherwise recorded on a third-party device.

So, how quickly do you think this supercar completed the sprint, from a standing start? That would be 11.41 seconds, according to the video embedded at the bottom of the page, which came from DragTimes on YouTube. Mind you, that’s hardly anything to write home about, as we have Hellcats that cost way less, and are faster in a straight-line sprint, but let’s not forget that the Huracan STO wasn’t built for ¼-mile racing, but for the racetrack.


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