Lamborghini refuses LP designation for its models.

Lamborghini refuses LP designation for its models.

February 8, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The company switched to LP nomenclature in 1974. It stands for Longitudinale (“longitudinal”) and Posteriore (“rear”) to indicate the location of the engine. This designation returned to the time of Murcielago and Gallardo, when the number 4 was added to LP to indicate four-wheel drive.

For example, a Huracan is denoted as LP 610-4, where 610 indicates its power. However, the Huracan Evo no longer has such a designation. Lamborghini points out that “the transition to such names as Performante and Evo makes it easier to understand both in terms of customer and branding.”

The head of the development department, Maurizio Redzhiani, noted that the name of the Performante’s successor is “still in the deep discussion stage,” although Reggiani himself prefers to call him Evo Performante, and not Performante Evo. The Superleggera badge that Lamborghini