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610-horsepower 2021 Lamborghini Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder debuts

Lamborghini has debuted its new car using augmented reality.

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Lamborghini has embraced new social distancing norms and debuted their newest model via augmented reality. The Lamborghini Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder has premiered, bringing with it all the power of the Huracán EVO RWD with the lightweight soft top.

Lamborghini has engineered the car with hybrid aluminum and carbon fiber chassis. On top of that sits an aluminum and thermoplastic resin body. Dry, the car has a weight of 1,509 kg. Its front-rear weight distribution is 40/60.

The equipment list includes a double wishbone suspension with overlapped quadrilaterals, passive shock absorbers, ventilated and cross-drilled steel brakes that fit up to 19-inch Kari rims, specially-developed Pirelli P Zero tires. Twenty-inch rims, paired with carbon ceramic brakes, are available.

2021 Lamborghini Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder

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The model gets its power from a V10 engine that delivers 610 horsepower and 560 Nm of torque, the same as the hardtop model. It gets from zero to 100 kMh in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 201 mph.

Lamborghini promises the car delivers the same driving dynamics whether or not the roof is down thanks in no small part to its specially tuned Performance Traction Control System. By hitting the model's Anima button on the steering wheel, drivers gain control of a variety of drive models to customize their experience. In Sport mode, drifting is possible while the Corsa mode optimizes the car's underpinnings for traction and agility while maximizing speed.

There are some differences between the Spyder and Huracán EVO RWD models. The cabriolet gets a new front splitter and vertical fins with larger, framed front air intakes. The car's rear bumper is a high gloss black and it has a unique diffuser.

Lamborghini has engineered the car's soft top roof to stow in 17 seconds under the rear while driving up to 31 mph. The top, like the auto itself, is available in a variety of colors.

According to the automaker, "with soft top both up and down the driver can also electronically open the rear window, which functions as a windshield when up and highlights the V10 engine's unique sound when down. Two removable lateral wind shields dampen lateral aerodynamic noise in the cabin, permitting conversations even at high speeds."

At the center of the dashboard is an 8.4-inch infotainment touch screen that controls the audio system, internet connectivity, and phone call capability. It comes standard with Apple CarPlay.

The first customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Spyder in summer 2020 with a suggested retail price, taxes excluded, of £151,100.

Lamborghini Hurac\u00e1n EVO Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder Instead of going to a showroom, potential buyers can use augmented reality to see the car via their Apple device.Photo courtesy of Automobili Lamborghini

Brand enthusiasts are invited to take their own tour of the model via their iPhone or iPad. To do so, pull up Lamborghini.com in the browser then tap "See in AR" on the car's page. The virtual experience enables the viewer to rotate and expand the size of the vehicle, including on a 1:1 scale, looking closely at both its exterior and interior details and taking pictures of the new car with a high level of photorealism.

Lamborghini will soon roll out this functionality to all models on the site. There is no charge just to browse.

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Little Sesame's Volkswagen Bus allows the restaurant's chefs to travel the country in search of new flavors.

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Holiday shoppers this year, once again, have shopping small on the mind. For some businesses, their idea of small is smaller than most. From a hummus shop to a coffee shop, to a mobile bookstore, many small business owners rely on vintage Volkswagen products to help their businesses run.

Little Sesame

Little Sesame Volkswagen Bus

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In 2015, chefs Nick Wiseman and Ronen Tenne opened their hummus shop in Washington, D.C. They didn't just want another restaurant, they wanted to create a different way of doing business than they'd experienced in some of the New York City area kitchens they'd cooked in over the years. They wanted travel.

In order to inspire new flavors , Wiseman and Tenne hop into their robin's egg blue 1978 Volkswagen Bus and explore the country. Their current Bowl of the Week brings in autumn and wintertime flavors with ingredients like maple roasted winter squash, pomegranate molasses, crispy chickpeas, za'ata, and herbs.

The restaurant, with locations in the Golden Triangle and Chinatown, is currently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They offer catering and meal kits as well as online ordering for pickup and delivery.

Dom's Coffee

In Farmington Valley, Connecticut, a European-style coffee shop sits on a strip of real estate next to buildings similar to what you'd find in nearly anyone's hometown - a car dealership and a church. The brick-and-mortar shop was opened by Andrius Plankis and Asta Plankiene in May 2015, two years after the couple emigrated to the U.S. from Lithuania.

In addition to their shop, they run a fully-equipped mobile espresso bar out of the back of a Volkswagen Atlas R-Line. Their specialty is artistically crafted drinks including espressos, affogatos, specialty lattes, cold brews, and hot chocolates.

The Cincy Book Bus

The Cincy Book Bus

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After retiring from 25 years of teaching, Melanie Moore decided it was time to pursue her dream: opening a bookstore. But she didn't just want to own the shop around the corner, she wanted to have a business that would work to get books into the hands of children that need them the most. Just as she was about to sign a lease for a storefront, she got cold feet.

Inspired by a novel centered around a fictional, female horse-drawn carriage bookseller, Moore decided to launch the Cincy Book Bus – a mobile bookstore – out of the bed of her husband's teal 1962 Volkswagen Transporter. The van holds about 150 books, and Moore regularly rotates titles to cater to her audiences.

Moore dedicates her profits to stocking classroom libraries.

While these three businesses are small, three large corporations (including Nike) were founded from humble beginnings thanks in no small part to their Volkswagens. Click here to read their stories.

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The headphones and earphones carry many of the same signature style elements as Lamborghini vehicles.

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New York-based premium audio brand Master & Dynamic has partnered with Automobili Lamborghini to create a range of co-branded headphones and earphones. The collection incorporates design elements inspired by the iconic Italian super sports car company's vehicle range, which includes the Huracán, Urus, and Aventador.

The inaugural collection consists of the MW65 Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones and MW07 PLUS True Wireless Earphones that are available in three colorways. The headphones are available in silver metal/light grey/yellow Alcantara; black metal black/yellow Alcantara; and black metal/black/grey Alcantara. Alcantara is widely used in sports cars. The signature Lamborghini "Y" motif appears on all models.

Lamborghini x Master & Dynamic

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"Sound resonates with Lamborghini: the peerless music of a Lamborghini aspirated engine has a highly sensory and emotive appeal," said Katia Bassi, Chief Marketing & Communication Officer of Automobili Lamborghini. "The combination of design sophistication and technology in delivering a purity of sound is a talent shared by Lamborghini and Master & Dynamic."

The MW65 Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless Over-Ear Headphones offer two modes of ANC so users can tailor their sound to their environment, and feature up to 24 hours of battery life and Bluetooth 5.0 with a 30m/100ft connection. The MW07 PLUS True Wireless Earphone features 10mm Beryllium drivers and a stainless steel charging case providing 40 hours total battery life.

Jonathan Levine, Founder and CEO of Master & Dynamic said, "As a young boy obsessed with cars, I remember being mesmerized the first time I saw a Miura. That feeling and excitement is still with me today whenever I see a Lamborghini. To create something that initiates such a visceral response has always been my intention at Master & Dynamic."

The Master & Dynamic for Automobili Lamborghini collection is available at lamborghinistore.com, MasterDynamic.com, MasterDynamic.co.uk, and MasterDynamic.eu now.

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