It’s no secret that the Lamborghini Gallardo and the Huracan share base with the Audi R8. Since 2003, Lamborghini and Audi have accomplished this to make sure sharing of growth prices throughout the manufacturers. Nonetheless, now, thanks to higher gross sales, the event of the Huracan-replacement could be unbiased of the Audi.
Lamborghini gross sales numbers in 2022
In 2023, the Italian carmaker reported gross sales of 9233 models. These had been break up throughout 753 Aventador V12s, 3113 Huracan V10s and 5367 Urus V8s.
Additional, within the first 3 months of 2023, Lamborghini has already reported a 3 p.c larger gross sales than the identical interval final 12 months. That is even supposing the Aventador is not on sale.
All these numbers have translated to a wholesome revenue margin. In 2022, Lamborghini reported Euro 614 million in income, a rise of 56 p.c in comparison with 2021. This additionally signifies that the carmaker now makes 26 p.c margin per automotive over the 20 p.c margin of 2021.
Audi R8 and Lamborghini’s Huracan successor growth paths
Audi has already revealed that the German carmaker is taking a look at electrification for the next-gen R8. Therefore, the plans for a Third-gen petrol powered Audi R8 had been canned. In the meantime, Lamborghini is taking a look at a V8-hybrid because the powertrain for the Huracan-replacement.
Now, because of Lamborghini’s profitability, the carmaker can give attention to growing their Huracan-replacement independently. Additional, whereas the automotive is being developed independently, it’s not fully dominated out that this might be shared at a later date.
Supply : Drive