Automobili Lamborghini showcased the Lanzador concept, a glance into their future electric vehicle offerings, during the Monterey Car Week. This 2+2 seater, high ground-clearance GT car represents the brand’s vision for electric vehicles that promise both performance and an innovative on-board experience, all while staying loyal to Lamborghini’s iconic DNA.
Why It Matters
The Lanzador concept is a significant part of Lamborghini’s “Direzione Cor Tauri” strategy, which focuses on electrification and decarbonization. Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, emphasized that the Ultra GT aims to provide customers with an unparalleled Lamborghini driving experience, aided by groundbreaking technologies.
- Visionary Design: Lamborghini’s design head, Mitja Borkert, mentioned the Lanzador as Lamborghini’s most ambitious and future-oriented concept to date. With an exterior design inspired by spaceships and classic Lamborghini models, the vehicle has a distinctive look that conveys both innovation and brand heritage.
- Performance and Technology:
- All-electric drive with a motor on each axle ensures permanent electric propulsion, with over one megawatt of peak power.
- Active e-torque vectoring provides dynamic cornering, powered by a next-gen high-performance battery.
- Integration of advanced active-control systems promises an unparalleled driving experience.
- The Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata (LDVI) driving dynamics control system enhances the driving behavior.
- Active aerodynamics, like the ALA system, optimize range and performance.
- An active chassis with steerable rear axle and air suspension adapts to any road situation.
- Design Aesthetics: Inspired by legendary Lamborghini models and spaceships, the design features taut, clean lines. The interior follows a ‘feel like a pilot’ philosophy, ensuring the driver feels at the helm of a state-of-the-art machine.
The Lamborghini Lanzador concept paves the way for the Italian automaker’s electrified future, highlighting a merger of tradition and innovation. The introduction of this Ultra GT concept signifies the brand’s commitment to sustainable luxury and performance, appealing to both loyal Lamborghini enthusiasts and tech-savvy, forward-thinking customers.