Automobili Lamborghini proudly revealed the next-generation rear-wheel drive V10, the Huracán Tecnica. Made for pilots that want driving perfection both on and off the track, the Tecnica’s advanced evolution can be seen in the design, felt in its heightened performance, stability and ease of use, and even its name, Tecnica, captures the advanced evolution and the technical expertise of the Huracan.
Based on the Huracán STO’s engine, it was given an increase of 30 CV compared to the Huracán EVO rear-wheel drive (RWD), the powertrain produces 565 Nm of torque at maximum 6,500 rpm. The Tecnica can accelerate from 1-100 kph in just 3.2 seconds. With the recalibrated LDVI system, tuned driving modes with specific suspension set-up, innovative brake cooling technology, and rear-wheel direct steering, the driver is able to experience the perfect Huracán. The Huracán Tecnica simply gives the drivers the best of both worlds – a versatile super sports car that is perfect for both the road and the track.
Automobili Lamborghini Chairman and CEO Stephen Winkelmann shared, “The Huracán Tecnica condenses Lamborghini’s design and engineering expertise to create the perfect fun-to-drive Huracán, as compelling when driving to the race circuit as it is on the street itself. The Tecnica ensures that the pilot enjoys the strongest connection to the car and asphalt, with the car’s potential always at his fingertips for ease of use in every driving mode and environment: in an era of virtual experiences it pays homage to technical purity and physical sensation. The Tecnica completes the Huracán line-up, sitting perfectly between the RWD and the track-focused STO, flawlessly presenting technology, performance and the Huracán’s V10 aspirated engine in a dramatically evolved design.”
Like the STO, the Huracán Tecnica’s 5.2 I powerplant has the same 640 CV power output, producing 565 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm providing exciting but comfortable everyday driving, with maximum power and torque ready to immediately respond when needed.
With a dry weight of only 1,379 kg, the weight-to-power ratio of the Tecnica is an impressive 2.15 kg/CV. The Tecnica leaves nothing unturned, as the uprated power gives an enhanced, sharper engine sound at higher revs especially when heard inside the cockpit.
At the heart of this Huracán is the LDVI (Lamborghini Dinamica Veicolo Integrata) system. It provides perfect driving dynamics by controlling and integrating vehicle systems and sets it up to provide feed-forward pre-control in virtual real-time.
The rear-wheel steering with direct steering ratio and torque vectoring is incorporated with a modified Performance Traction Control System (P-TCS) and specific suspension set-up in the rear-wheel drive Tecnica. There are three drive modes that can be selected: STRADA, SPORT, or CORSA and each mode is a dynamic system calibrated on the Tecnica so it has a completely different response to each environment.
In STRADA mode, stability and maneuverability is provided by the rear-wheel steering which is complemented by the torque vectoring and P-TCS. The engine and gearbox are turned to provide comfortable everyday driving.
Driving fun is maximized in SPORT mode, which is provided by the rear-wheel steering’s enhanced oversteer and the enhanced slip threshold of the P-TCS. Agility and the responsiveness of the Tecnica to the driver is ensured by the torque vectoring. A simple touch of the accelerator emits a response from the powertrain while the seven-speed gearbox provides a tactile and emotive shift.
CORSA mode unleashes the car’s racing spirit. In this mode, the pilot’s every input is responded to with extreme precision and speed. The sound of Lamborghini’s naturally aspirated engine gives a not-so-subtle reminder that underneath the beautiful exterior is a track-ready behemoth. The powertrain is calibrated for maximum track-oriented throttle response and the quickest gearshifts. Through the LDVI which controls all the systems, the Tecnica exhibits maximum precision and agility, as well as maximum lateral and longitudinal grip from the torque vectoring and P-TCS.
As a result of Lamborghini’s track experience, they were able to produce a new brake cooling management system that delivers infinitely better braking performance both on the road and on track. Equipped with carbon ceramic
Title: Introducing Automobili Lamborghini Huracán Tecnica (With Gallery Photos)
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Published Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 18:17:38 +0000
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BEYOND THE STRIP: Discover the Cultural Gems of Las Vegas
Written by Barbara Toombs
Fremont Street in the heart of downtown Las Vegas.
Millions of visitors are understandably attracted to the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas’ renowned Strip each year, where world-class resorts, casinos, shows and incredible dining options are the name of the game.
What many don’t realize is that there’s another fascinating side to the Entertainment Capital of the World, headlined by two cultural districts known simply as Downtown and Chinatown.
Downtown Las Vegas (also known as DTLV) is really where this unique desert city got its start. In 1931, construction began on what is now known as the Hoover Dam, attracting thousands of workers to a site just east of the city. To capitalize on this growing workforce, savvy businessmen began building casinos and showgirl venues along Las Vegas’ only paved road at the time: Fremont Street.
Today, DTLV is comprised of three distinct districts. Many visitors to the city are already familiar with one of them: the Fremont Street Casino District, which contains museums, restaurants and bars, as well as the original Las Vegas casinos, including El Cortez, Golden Nugget and Golden Gate. Here you’ll also find the renowned Fremont Street Experience, which debuted in 1995. This pedestrian-only thoroughfare is covered by a canopy of more than two million LED lights and a state-of-the-art sound system that comes to life every night for a spectacular sound and light show called “Viva Vision.”
The Arts District
A popular attraction in this district is The Mob Museum (the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement), which showcases intriguing tales and the age-old dichotomy of good guys versus bad guys. Explore at your own pace, go on a guided tour or uncover museum surprises as part of a group scavenger hunt. Want a literal “taste” of old-school Las Vegas? Plan to dine at Top of Binion’s Steakhouse, perched on the 24th floor of Binion’s Gambling Hall. The restaurant dates back to 1965 when it was known as Top of the Mint, the signature dining spot at The Mint hotel tower. The interior design (and menu – think steak, prime rib, lobster and even Baked Alaska) is a throwback to an earlier era when the mob ran much of Las Vegas, but the real draw is the spectacular view through dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows.
Built in 2002, the Fremont East Entertainment District (FEED) is a six-block area that stretches from Las Vegas Boulevard East to 8th Street and from Ogden Street South to Carson. FEED is pedestrian-friendly, offering diverse street life and many eateries, cafes, bars and lounges, as well as ample shopping opportunities and lively entertainment. A must-see attraction in this district is the Downtown Container Park – a dining, shopping and live music venue made of 45 colorful repurposed shipping containers, all fronted by a two-story, fire-breathing praying mantis who made its original debut at Burning Man. Nearby is the popular Bin 702 – one of many great dining choices in the area – featuring a great selection of beer and wine, as well as a tantalizing choice of charcuterie and cheese, sandwiches and small plates for sharing.
18b sign in The Arts District.
In recent years, The Arts District – or the 18b as it’s also known (a reference to it occupying 18 blocks of Downtown Las Vegas, loosely outlined by Commerce Street, Colorado Ave, Fourth Street and Hoover Avenue) – has been growing in popularity. Its monthly “First Friday” block party and art walk features food trucks and live music, serving as a backdrop for artists showing their works off at a variety of open-air and indoor galleries. These include The Arts Factory, home to over 30 artists and art galleries, and ArtSquare, a hip establishment that houses design stores, designer’s studios, wellness spots, and food and drink outlets. Behind The Arts Factory sits one of many great dining choices in The Arts District: Taverna Costera, serving up delicious Coastal Mediterranean fusion that draws inspiration from coastal Spanish, French, Italian and Greek cuisines and beyond.
Just a couple of miles east of the Strip, along Spring Mountain Road (roughly between Rainbow Boulevard and Interstate 15), lies the city’s amazing Chinatown, which has grown in leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Here you’ll find the largest collection of Asian businesses in Southern Nevada, including a multitude of authentic Asian restaurants, gift shops, a hair stylist, a reflexologist, home decor, an Asian supermarket and the only Chinese bookstore in Nevada.
At Chinatown’s heart is the enormous and ornate Chinatown Plaza, featuring a colorful, dragon-adorned, Tang Dynasty-inspired gate and gleaming
Title: BEYOND THE STRIP: Discover the Cultural Gems of Las Vegas
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Published Date: Fri, 19 May 2023 18:07:14 +0000
2024 SCOTTSDALE AUCTION: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe – No Reserve
This red 1967 Corvette custom coupe received a complete custom restoration at Springfield Motorsports in Peachland BC, Canada. The build consists of a completely new jig-mounted tube chassis with C4 corvette front upper and lower control arms riding on coilover shocks and power rack & pinion steering. The rear differential is a custom narrowed 9-inch Ford with aluminum Dale Gerry center section with Wilwood disc brakes on all 4 corners. Filling out the wheel wells are custom offset Fikse wheels.
K&S machine in Kelowna, British Columbia took the 454ci engine and machined it to 496ci it is equipped with Comp Thumper camshaft and 800cfm carburetor and it creates a true hot rod sound through the ceramic-coated exhaust. Lee Baxter upholstery created the one-off hand-stitched red leather interior with a rear storage area. It features Vintage Air, Digital gauges, power windows and a leather-wrapped vintage-style steering wheel.
Title: 2024 SCOTTSDALE AUCTION: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Custom Coupe – No Reserve
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Published Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2023 15:52:01 +0000
From Hamamatsu to Lisbon: A Honda CBX 1000 restomod by Unik Edition
The Honda CBX 1000 was only in production for four years, but that was enough time for it to leave a lasting impression on the motorcycle industry. First released it in 1978 as a screaming six-cylinder naked superbike, it later faced stiff competition from its stablemate—the equally iconic CB900F. So the Japanese marque redesigned it as a sport tourer, halfway through its tenure.
The updated ‘CBX-B’ had a touring fairing, optional panniers, and Honda’s new-at-the-time Pro-Link mono-shock setup. It was a hair less powerful than before, but that didn’t stop it from becoming a legend in its own right. If you park a CBX and CBX-B next to each other, you could argue that the latter has more presence.
It’s that mystique that prompted the owner of this 1982 Honda CBX 1000 Pro-Link to buy it. Enamored with the fusion of modern technology and ancient traditions found in Japanese cities like Tokyo and Kyoto, he was on the hunt for a classic motorcycle that embodied that philosophy. When he found the CBX, the sheer brutalism of its six-cylinder engine was impossible to ignore.
“In the eyes of this enthusiast, the engine wasn’t just a mechanical marvel; it was the soul of the motorcycle, much like the heart in a human body,” says Tiago Gonçalves, founder of the Portuguese custom shop, Unik Edition. “This revelation laid the foundation for a transformative project, one that would honor the motorcycle’s origins while infusing it with a new identity.”
By: Wesley Reyneke
Title: From Hamamatsu to Lisbon: A Honda CBX 1000 restomod by Unik Edition
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Published Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2023 16:34:54 +0000
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