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According to official news, the 2021 Lamborghini Huracan STO has been revealed. The STO is short for Super Trofeo Omologato. As for the engine, the new installment comes with the same 5.2-liter v10 engine. It produces a torque of 565nm and a power of 470kW. Torque is produced by a 6500 RPM motor.

The maximum speed of this vehicle is 310 km per hour, 15 km per hour less than the previous vehicle. The “standard” version features a double-vented hood and a restyled front bumper. In addition, the front splitter is adjustable and the rear wheel arches are redesigned. Front vents allow the brakes to cool down.

At the rear, there is a shark fin that works as an air outlet to reduce engine temperature. Other standout features include redesigned rear vents, an aggressive diffuser, and a built-in lip spoiler that attaches to the rear decklid.

The aggressive appearance of the STO doesn’t just look nice. Lamborghini claims to have 56% more downforce than the Performante. This downforce is 450 kg at a speed of 280 km/h. In the United States, there is a racetrack. The Lamborghini Huracan STO achieved a lap time of 48.86 seconds, which is quicker than the Performante by 2.94 seconds. However, it was behind the GT3 EVO racer by 2.46 seconds.

For increased downforce, there is a requirement to reduce the weight of the vehicle. In terms of weight, the STO weighs 43 kg less than the Performante. Credit goes to many of the changes that were made to the front driveshaft, front deck, interior trim, rear wheel arches, magnesium wheels, and plastic panels, just to name a few. All this considerably reduced the weight of the vehicle.

Magnesium alloys come with Bridgestone tires that have an asymmetric tread pattern for better steering response and stability. Behind the wheels are motorsport-derived carbon-ceramic CCM-R brakes. According to Lamborghini, they offer 25% more stopping power and up to 4 times more thermal conductivity compared to regular carbon ceramic brakes.

To improve the STO’s track performance, the suspension stiffness has been increased. Plus, it comes with wider treads, stronger bushings, adaptive return dampers, and anti-roll bars. There is a fixed ratio steering rack instead of variable systems.

It has three driving modes that you can switch between using a switch located on the steering wheel. For example, you can activate the STO mode for highway use. The other two modes, called Trofeo and Pioggia, are for driving on dry and wet tracks.

Inside, it has carbon fiber Alcantara trim, racing bucket seats, and a half roll cage. Unique displays show lap times and brake disc and fluid temperatures.

So this was an introduction to the features of the Lamborghini Huracan STO. Other details, such as the price, have not yet been announced.

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