With the Urus set to be making its global debut later in the year, Lamborghini certainly does have its handful with the sports SUV. In fact, it was the main topic during an interview between Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali and Automotive News.
Previously, the company announced that they will be expanding their factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese to accommodate production of the upcoming Urus. In the interview however, it Domenicali said that Urus deliveries will begin by the middle of 2018. It is said to cost less than $223,000 US and will play a major role in Lamborghini's attempt to sell more than 7,000 units by 2019.
Apart from the Urus, Domenicali also mentioned that a four-seater sports car is something he is considering, when asked by Automotive News regarding Lamborghini's future lineup. He does adds a four-seater sports car is still a long way off, “in the 2025 to 2030 horizon; we are already thinking about it.” For those that do not remember, Lamborghini did consider a four-seater model back in 2008 with the Estoque concept.
The big news in the interview was when Domenicali said that he is also considering creating modern-day interpretation of the Miura. He did not confirm production of it, but does say a 21st century Miura is not gonna come out in the next five years. We can only hope they do so. A modern-day version of the legendary Miura would likely help with Domenicali's plan on reshaping the company's brand image.
“We used to be very polarizing. People loved us or hated us,” he said. “Now we are trying to be more cool, younger, but as always, different.”
With two models currently being considered, it will only be a matter of time until one or the other receives the green light. As for which model will receive the green light? It is too early to know at this point.
Source: Automotive News