Monday 15th June 2015
Italy To Make Lamborghini's First SUV

Lamborghini boss Stephan Winkelmann has signed a deal with Italian Leader Matteo Renzi to create Lamborghini an SUV in the heart of Italy. Other countries such as Slovakia wanted to build the car on their turf but Italy had beaten the bid. The deal was shook on at a ceremony in Rome.

The BBC Reports:

Reports say the sports car maker received €90m ($98m; £64m) of tax breaks and other incentives from the government to produce the car in Italy.

The Urus SUV was unveiled as a concept car in 2012 and is expected to go on sale in 2018, with a planned production level of 3,000 cars a year.

That will more than double production at Lamborghini's factory near Bologna and is expected to create 500 jobs.

This is Lamborghini's first SUV, following in the footsteps of Porche's high performance luxury SUV, the Cayenne. Jaguar Land Rover saying they have SUV plans, meaning the high end SUV market is likely to heat up ever further.

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