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Has Lambo given up on straightline speed?

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Yes, I understand that cars are more than just straight line speed.

Anyway, the Huracan EVO AWD is the fastest 1/4 mile production car Lambo has ever produced and yet it's also the slowest supercar from any of the big brands.

All these cars easily gap the EVO, some by multiple car lengths.
  • Ferrari F8 Tributo/488 Pista/SF90
  • McLaren 720S/765LT
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S (992)
  • Tesla Model S Plaid (simply added due to current zeitgeist)
  • (I'm not going to list hyper cars, for obvious reasons)
And again, before you say "But muh engine!" or "But muh interior!" or "But muh looks!" Yes, sure, as said before the H and A offer other things their competitors don't, which subjectively, make their owners happy. That's absolutely true, but objectively, on this specific issue Lambo is getting left behind big time by their competition. And straight line speed is definitely a key metric to supercars.

So the question is -- are they going to address this with their hybrid future? Or just focus on other factors?
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I have talked with Nik a few times over the years, great guy and very knowledgeable. After my experience of using their kits on both my R8's and Huracan LP610 it is the only option for me
 

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Thanks my friend for both the information and the education. I am very new to sports cars and super cars so I have a steep learning curve.
Well, okay, then.
Turbochargers: if going for insane boost levels, then step up to a titanium compressor wheel, because titanium, though heavier than the more-often-used aluminum, has the strength to handle both the RPM and pressure difference across the vane surface without shattering. More mass leads to more lag, however, so that is a downside, but not smashing your compressor wheel is definitely an upside, if really going for broke on the compressor wheel front.
 

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Kumizi has a point...speed is very addictive, I thought a 1100hp was enough, now I am upgrading to 1500hp :)
Kind of like money.
 
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Why ruin naturally aspirated status with turbos or supercharger
Answer: The challenge.

The challenge, to me, is to make the extra induction pressure as transparent and inobtrusive as possible, I mean, short of just slapping in a 9.0L Lambo offshore powerboat engine and calling'er done.

Examine which blower produce which boost at which heat levels. Some blowers add more heat to the intake charge for the same boost level, which is an indication of inefficiency. Good luck getting any makers to provide statistics on this. you may have to rig up a test rig yourself and drive it with an electric motor.

Example: 5000 RPM blower snout speed, stuffing air through a controlled orifice, results for example: 11PSI, 180 degrees F.
Then match all the other blowers to that 11PSI, with same orifice, and check RPM of blower snout, and degrees F.
Also, monitor amp draw of electric motor, and you will have a good idea of your power input to the blower.

It just depends on how thorough you want to be.
 

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Excellent points. The Lamborghinis's are fast in their own right but they are much, much more......................it's the total package that creates the magic.
Are they really faster?
Put a plaid and an svj on the Nordschleiefe and then
you learn the SVJ is much much faster; the plaid will have already hit a tree.
 
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