Chances are, if you’ve ever dreamed of owning an exotic supercar, visions of wheeling a hot Lamborghini have probably come to mind. In fact, Google “top supercars” and a Lambo is sure to be one of the first to pop up, whether it’s a list detailing the fastest rides or the sexiest. And after spending a few days with the new RWD Huracán Spyder, we clearly understand why…
1. It stands out from the pack: Of all the exotic supercars on the planet, not one is more recognizable than a Lamborghini. The new RWD Huracán Spyder, branded with the Italian bull badge, builds on that idea (minus the high-flying doors) in a hot topless version of the more everyday Lambo—if the term “everyday” can be applied to a $200,000 car.
2. It gobbles up curves: Nothing appeases the senses like cornering a V-10, 570-horsepower convertible supercar through the canyons, especially when it’s rear-wheel-drive, always a major draw of a true exotic sports car. Unlike the all-wheel-drive version, the RWD model frees you up for a few more performance thrills in the twisties.
3. It’s irresistible: We’ve been lucky enough to land seat time with some pretty amazing automobiles. But few have attracted the kind of attention this yellow Spyder did during our test drive, even in star-studded LA where Lambo sightings are pretty common. The hot women we caught scrambling to take selfies with it after we parked are just a bit more proof.
4. It’s oh so versatile: One of the joys of the Spyder is its ability to go from topless to covered in exactly 17 seconds. (We struggle to do the same after an aggressive night out.) However, with head clearance a little tight for those six feet and taller, reversing that motion to open things up makes for a true aha moment.
5. It’s not for everyone: Even though Huracán sales have increased over the years, there are still less than 2,500 units of the supercar sold annually, with roughly 40 percent of those being Spyder models. Which means, if our calculations are correct, acquiring one would put you in pretty exclusive company: Just .0000135 percent of the world’s population. Enjoy. —Photos by A.J. Mueller