OMNIPOTENT SUPER TROFEO OMOLOGATO
Lamborghini’s have always been outlandish. Go all the way back to 1966 and it was the Miura that was breaking boundaries. Arguably the first proper supercar the world had ever seen, it shocked onlookers; no road car up to that point had been as earth-shatteringly gorgeous to look at or as stirring to drive. Jump forward a couple of decades and the now famous wedge-shape, bedroom-wall poster Countach took things to another extreme – its spine-tingling Bizzarrini V12 and Bertone styling made it a real hit at the time.
And still today its timeless construction commands your respect and attention. Younger readers will, of course, be more familiar with the Murcielago, Aventador, and Huracan, which continued to stamp Lamborghini’s mark on the exotic car world; their pioneering designs would come to be adapted into ever crazier derivatives, setting the standard for what a supercar should be.
Building on their already extensive CV, Lamborghini’s latest supercar, the Huracan STO (Super Trofeo Omologato) is perhaps its maddest, most striking creation to date. Heavily inspired by the Huracan Super Trofeo Evo race car, the STO deploys a multitude of design, powertrain, and set-up modifications to transform it into the unhinged monster that it is.
First off, the body has been significantly overhauled so that it now boasts a 75% carbon fibre construction, enabling it to be 43kg lighter than the already-extreme Performante variant. A new rear shark fin, rear venturi, and adjustable rear wing manage the flow of air across the body, facilitating an organ-crushing 420kg of downforce at 174mph. The STO takes its track focus seriously, then.
Also contributing to the STO’s confidence and agility is the carbon ‘Cofango’ (a hybrid of ‘cofano’ and ‘parafango’ which is Italian for ‘hood’ and ‘fender’), which refers to a new lightweight single-piece bonnet, enabling more advanced aerodynamic performance and downforce at high speed. This simple yet delicately-honed component is a perfect example of the willingness of Lamborghini’s engineers to come up with well thought-out technical innovations to make the most accomplished Huracan that there’s ever been.
Jump inside and you can’t help but be entranced by the simple-yet-focused interior sculpturing. Our example is blessed with a Nero Cosmus Sportivo Alcantara Unicolor interior with contrast stitching in Bianco Leda, which translates into a dark grey Alcantara with bright white stitching. It’s just right, managing to strike a perfect harmony with the Grigio Lynx and Giallo Tenerife (grey metallic with lime green accents) exterior.
The use of carbon fibre for the door panels, seats, floor mats, as well as other intricate details propels the STO into the firing line of some of the most focused machinery around, namely the Porsche 911 GT3-RS. Benefitting from a titanium roll bar and 4-point harnesses, our example truly offers the ultimate package for a road-going track toy. Once you’ve slid into the purposeful bucket seat, a quick glance at the steering wheel will reveal three new ‘ANIMA’ driving modes: STO, Trofeo, and Pioggia, standing for ‘road, track, and wet’, giving you full control over the powertrain and driving characteristics of your mighty Lamborghini.
So, then, is the STO a proper Lamborghini? Can it stand with its legendary forebears in terms of drama, theatre, and passion? Absolutely. Whereas many manufacturers have pandered to the so-called ‘electric revolution’, Lamborghini are doing all they can to produce involving, evocative, fire-breathing supercars whilst it still can. As Tom Ford noted in TopGear magazine’s review, “the STO is one of the best, most exciting, least po-faced cars Lamborghini has ever produced.”
Indeed, though a GT3-RS may still be the one to go for if driving precision is foremost in your selection, the STO brings with it that all-important flair, emotion, and Italian style – all ingredients the most memorable supercars have in abundance.
One of only 166 UK cars with over £68,000 in optional features, our stunning delivery mileage Huracan STO is offered in ‘as new’ condition. The vehicle comes complete with the remainder of a Lamborghini manufacturer warranty and Lamborghini service pack, both until September 2026.
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