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Geneva 2016: Aircraft-inspired Lamborghini Huracan Avio revealed

Geneva 2016: Aircraft-inspired Lamborghini Huracan Avio revealed image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Lamborghini | posted March 07, 2016 10:32

Limited-run Huracan Avio gets new exterior hues, interior trim

The aviation industry has contributed greatly in connecting the world thanks to faster travel time and in aerodynamic designs. Lamborghini saw fit to pay thanks to the industry by introducing a special edition model at this year's Geneva Motor Show called the Huracan LP 610-4 Avio.

Limited to only 250 units, the Huracan Avio will be available with bespoke colors, high-quality materials, new cabin amenities and exclusive graphics.

Beginning with its exterior, each Huracan Avio will have a unique finish. The standard color is the pearlescent Grigio Falaco. The optional colors, on the other hand, feature a matte finish and is available in four hues; Blu Grifo, Grigio Nibbio, Grigio Vulcano and Verde Turbine.

The door panels get the L63 body graphics. According to the automaker, the L stands for Lamborghini while 63 signifies the year the company was founded. Completing the graphic is a unique tricolor cockade which distinguishes nationality used in aeronautics.

Lamborghini Huracan Avio interior

Inside, black leather and Alcantra envelope the cabin, with the latter featuring a hexagonal pattern. In addition, the seats, armrest and knee support are also upholstered in Alcantara and gets white contrast stitching. The L63 logo also makes its way inside the Huracan Avio which can be seen on the sides of the seats. Rounding it all off is a special hand-enameled plate on the driver's side-window.

In terms of the sports car's new cabin features, it now comes standard with a lift system, cruise control and GPS navigation.

Driving all four wheels is the same 5.2-liter V10 that cranks out 610 PS along with 560 Nm of torque. It is then mated to a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox that allows the car to sprint from 0 – 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. Top speed is rated at 325 km/h.

The special edition Huracan LP610-4 Avio is slated to arrive at dealerships in mid-2016.