Snapped free of heavy cladding by CarAdvice's spy photographers last month, Auto Express reports the upcoming Lamborghini Gallardo replacement will take its name from the Spanish word for hurricane - a name the Sant'Agata based manufacturer trademarked back in April 2012.
A wide, low stance ensures the Huracan looks the part, along with its arrow-like LED headlights, gaping front and side air intakes and an aggressive rear end dominated by four large-diameter exhaust pipes, a rear diffuser and new LED tail-lights.
Still unconfirmed, performance is expected to come from a revised version of the current Gallardo's 5.2-litre V10 tuned to produce around 450kW. It produces 419kW and 540Nm in current LP570-4 Squadra Corse guise.
Developed alongside the next-generation Audi R8, the Lamborghini Huracan will be an auto-only beast, with the Gallardo's standard manual dropped in favour of a seven-speed dual-clutch unit with steering wheel-mounted
The Gallardo cemented its place in the Italian marque's history as its best-ever selling model, shifting 14,022 units between its 2003 launch and its production end on November 25, 2013.
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