Audi delays decision to build the Lamborghini Urus due to financial conditions

Article by Christian A., on October 16, 2014

Although there were plenty of rumors regarding the green light for producing the Urus SUV in order to launch it in 2017, Lamborghini is still waiting the approval from Audi. According to company president Stephan Winkelmann, Audi needs to needs to give the approval for Lamborghini’s Urus SUV and despite the fact that the vehicle undergone early conceptual engineering, the decision has yet to come.

A Lamborghini official told Autocar that discussions are continuing and eventually, the Urus will make it into production. Still, the company is concerned by various factors such as the trouble in the Middle East.

If built, the Lamborghini Urus will be based on Audi’s MLB platform, which will be used by the next-generation Audi Q7 as well as the next-generation Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg and the upcoming Bentley SUV.

In the concept form, the Urus was equipped with a V12 engine that delivered a total output of 600 hp (400 kW) and according to Lamborghini, it will offer the lowers CO2 figure for all comparable vehicles.

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