Steve Sutcliffe in his Autocar review of the new Lamborghini Huracan says the car "either understeers a lot, or massive amounts". He says everything about the car is great except for it's awful understeer on the race track. He compares the car's handling to the Audi R8, saying the R8 is way more lively and playful on the track than the Huracan, which seems counterinuitive given the brand image of Audi versus Lamborghini.

Now, obviously most Lamborghini owners won't be taking their car to a track or driving it at understeer speeds on public roads, but what does this say about the state of Lamborghini when their cars are less exciting on the track than a typically more "mundane" Audi?

Here's the video review:

It's definitely not Steve's driving. He's a former racecar driver of multiple racing series', so he knows his way around a car. Turning off the traction/stability control doesn't even help the car in this regard.


Without having driven the Huracan or any other supercar for that matter, I personally find the Huracan far too German and not enough Italian. Frankly, it looks like it was designed by a team of German engineers, and it sounds like it was engineered by German pencil pushers and number crunchers. Even the noise it makes, while massively similar to the Gallardo, seems far more Audi R8 V10, and much less organic.

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