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Lamborghini Urus Plug-In Hybrid To Pack 820 Horsepower?

• by Adrian Padeanu

Lamborghini has been spotted on multiple occasions testing a mid-cycle facelift for the Urus, and a new report from Car Magazine claims the disguise will come off sometime in 2022. The revised variant of the "Super SUV" is expected to bring an extension of the family as Sant'Agata Bolognese is allegedly planning a plug-in hybrid version and also a non-electrified Sport RS.

The PHEV has been a long time coming, with Lamborghini's chief technical officer Maurizio Reggiani revealing in an interview nearly three years ago the Urus would get a charging port within 18 months. That obviously didn't happen, but it appears the LM 002's spiritual successor is getting closer to jumping on the electrified bandwagon.

According to Car Magazine's report, the Urus PHEV will rely on an unknown Porsche engine codenamed "LK5." The British publication doesn't say whether it's a six- or eight-cylinder engine, but it does claim the gasoline mill can produce as much as 600 horsepower. It will work together with an electric motor to offer a combined output of 820 hp.