Chris Harris Takes On The New Lamborghini Huracan Performante

It took a while before Top Gear’s Chris Harris got his hands on the new Lamborghini Huracan Performante, but the review is finally here.

Thus, the following video shows the automotive journalist and TV host drive the Italian supercar really fast on the Knockhill track.

Lamborghini have really done some serious work on the Performante, with clever aerodynamics, a giant rear wing, tuned four-wheel drive, recalibrated steering, grippy tires made by Pirelli and an extra 30PS (30hp) and 40Nm (30lb-ft) of torque produced by the 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10, which resulted in it braking the Nurburgring lap record by posting an unbelievable sub-7min time, beating the Porsche 918 Spyder and even Lambo’s own Aventador SV.

These noticeable changes have significantly transformed the Huracan Performante over its LP610-4 sibling, turning it into a proper driver’s car, according to Chris Harris, who states that this is, quite probably, the best car Lamborghini makes right now.

Nevertheless, as mega as it may be, it’s not perfect, as you can see in the video that follows after the jump.

VIDEO

  • Jds65

    Didn’t know you could “brake” a lap record.Anyways, the performante is a beast.

  • Six_Tymes

    Thanks CHRIS. love the video.

  • Another excellent review by Mr. Harris and Performante is a car to shows that sometimes power is not the answer.

  • Six Thousand Times

    Harris finally finds a Lamborghini he likes.

    • Belthronding Tinuviel

      Who cares?

      • Six Thousand Times

        You, it would seem since you replied.

        • Belthronding Tinuviel

          🙂
          not really

  • EyalN

    Chris Harris was banned by lamborghini for driving their cars few years ago because he said what he thinks about the car, i think it was the first review that he did since. this is why he is saying everything is good in this car.
    lamborghinis look like cars from the 80’s, VW didn’t change anything since they bought the company.

Mid-Engine 2020 Corvette C8’s Order Guide Leaks On The Web, But Is It Real?

A set of screenshots allegedly reveals the options list of the upcoming Corvette C8.

Everything You Wanted To Know About McLaren’s Iconic F1 In A 40-Minute Video

Bet you didn’t know Gordon Murray had Kenwood design an ultra lightweight CD changer specifically for the F1.

Liberty Walk-Bodied Lamborghini Aventador Wants To Look Like A Racer

Apart from the bolt-on fenders, rear wing and other bodywork additions, this Aventador also sports a racecar-like wrap.

Highly-Tuned, 600HP Audi TT RS Is Truly A 10-Second Car

There are much more powerful cars out there, but Audi’s compact coupe has the advantage of all-wheel drive.

Ford GT Does A Standing Mile Run, Hits A Nice, Round 180 Mph

The Ford GT was unleashed at the Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds to see what it’ll do with the pedal to the metal.

Pulse Orange Audi Q3 Sports A Colorful Alcantara Interior

If you’d rather have something more special than the default white/black/silver on your Q3, that’s a nice hue.

BMW X7 Excels At Being Both A Family Hauler And An Executive Limo

It won’t have your heart racing, but the X7 excels at being a luxurious, spacious and extremely comfortable ride.

Study Suggests Millennials Buck The Trend Of Trucks And SUVs

Of the 10 most popular vehicles driven by millennials, only two of them weren’t sedans.

Tesla Sues Zoox And Ex-Employees, Accuses Them Of Stealing Company Secrets

Tesla claims former employees stole documents related to certain procedures and its Autopilot system.

Golf GTI TCR Is Volkswagen’s Hot Hatch At Its (Very) Best

The TCR is, in all likelihood, VW’s sendoff to the seventh-gen Golf GTI – and it’s pretty darn special.