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Lamborghini's 2018 Huracan Performante is a record-breaking V10 machine

Sporting more power and less weight, the Huracan Performante wants to strike the perfect balance between a road car and a track machine.

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Lamborghini's got a real track monster on its hands.

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The Huracan Performante sports an upgraded V10, putting out 640 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque.

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Thanks to its Haldex-type all-wheel drive system, it launches to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds.

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It relies heavily on Lamborghini's forged composite, which is a quick-curing carbon fiber derivative.

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The forged composite bits include the rear bumper, engine cover, spoilers and diffuser. All in, it helps the car shed about 80 pounds.

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It also packs active aerodynamics in the front and rear.

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The gauge cluster screen features a graphic that tells you how the car's systems are working to improve handling, which sounds super distracting.

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The Huracan Performante starts heading to dealers and owners this summer.

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MSRP in the US is $274,390. Click or swipe through for more pics from Lambo.

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