Speaking exclusively to Auto Express at the unveil of the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, CEO Stephan Winkelmann said “the Urus isn’t an immediate priority and won’t happen until 2017 at the earliest, if the board decides to sign it off.
“To be honest, we don’t need it right now, as we have plenty of new cars available that are selling well and will continue to sell well.”
The Urus – named after the ancestor of all domestic cattle – is just one of a number of ideas that the Lamborghini chief has experimented with in recent years, following the Estoque large saloon concept.
However, at present it looks like Lamborghini is set to stick with what it knows – building supercars. When asked if the new Aventador was powerful enough not to need an even higher-performance Superleggera model, he said: “Well the Aventador is a powerful car, but there is always more. We have a few ideas for this car…”