It seems that Lamborghini’s successor to the Gallardo will be called the Lamborghini Huracan and not, as was expected, the Cabrera.
We’re currently suffering a spate of teases for the successor to the Lamborghini Gallardo – which we expected to be the Cabrera – but it seems it won’t get the Cabrera moniker after all – it’s apparently going to be the Lamborghini Huracan.
You don’t have to be a linguistic genius to work out that Huracan means hurricane, so it’s quite apt for a car that could blow a severe wind in the direction of the Ferrari 458 and McLaren 12C if Lamborghini have got it right.
A nice 5.2 litre V10 – rather than Ferrari and McLaren’s V8s – is a good starting point, as is styling that is likely to be somewhere between the Sesto Elemento and the Aventador, and a decent auto ‘box instead of the clunky contraption the Gallardo had to live with.
The Lamborghini Huracan will be revealed privately in London in January and get its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but we won’t be surprised if Lamborghini lift the lid on the Gallardo’s replacement long before that.
Which will at least end the daft teases.