The upcoming Lamborghini SUV and Lamborghini Estoque will share the platform with their Porsche counterparts.
The raging bull would tap into Porsche’s existing expertise in this field, in a move that could see platforms for the next-generation Cayenne and Panamera underpin the new Lamborghini SUV, as well as a production version of the four-door Estoque concept, unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show.
We first revealed the link between the firms in Issue 1,140, and it will help Lamborghini return to the high-powered SUV market. Its last offering was the V12-powered LM002 from the early Eighties.
The move would also give the brand a competitive edge over arch-rival Ferrari, as our source explained. “Ferrari can’t follow into this market, because it has no links to SUVs at all,” he said.