Lamborghini Trademarks a Name for a Future Supercar
Lamborghini is dropping hints that a convertible variant of the Huracan Superleggera is in development.
The Italian automaker has applied to trademark Huracán Performante for various goods and services, including vehicles, clothing, printed matter and accessories such as headphones, games software and more. It’s more than likely that the trademark will be used for a vehicle and that Lamborghini is protecting the nameplate from being used on other products.
Lamborghini has been spied testing the Huracan Superleggera numerous times in the past few months, and the Performante name suggests a convertible version is also in the works.
The Gallardo Performante served as the Superleggera version of the Gallardo Spyder in the past, so it makes sense Lamborghini will keep the nameplate alive for the Huracan. Expect the Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera coupe to debut sometime next year, possibly at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, and the Performante version a few months after that.
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Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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