I feel like this whole Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato debacle is getting out of control. It’s a gimmick, nothing more. It’s a great car, yes, but it’s not greater than a standard Huracan. Supercars are supposed to be quick, first and foremost, so how is it that we’re now charging more money for going slower?

2023 Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato in Bianco Isi
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I know, I know, this is by no means a slow car, but ultimately, it’s a “lesser Huracan” compared to pretty much every single other variant. The only reason why it’s more expensive is because you can sort of take it off-road – as in on dirt, snow or mud, as opposed to any truly rough terrain.

Here’s how you can tell that Lamborghini’s thinking is suspect when it comes to the Sterrato. Let’s look at Audi’s A6 Avant range. You’ve got the 2024 A6 allroad quattro at $68,500 and the 2024 RS 6 Avant at $125,800. Granted, the allroad doesn’t feature the same engine as the RS 6, but even if it did, wouldn’t it still be the lesser car? It would be a slower, and frankly less dynamic-looking RS 6.

It’s the same thing with the Huracan Sterrato. They should have made this the entry-level specification for the Huracan range. That would have been the fair thing to do, instead of enticing people with limited availability and what may be a price bubble that could one day burst.

Now, we came across a 2023 Sterrato that just yesterday exchanged hands for $358,000. What’s crazy is that it cost $353,649 to begin with, and now it sold for a little over MSRP. I’m sorry, but there’s no way this is a $360k car. That’s insane. That’s Ferrari 296 GTB money, and that’s one of the fastest supercars in the world. It’s a borderline hypercar, unlike the Huracan Sterrato – or any Huracan for that matter.

I don’t want to hate on this particular car too much though, because it does look pretty nice, with the Bianco Isi finish and the contrasting matte black elements (wheel arches, engine cover, lower bodywork etc).

2023 Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato in Bianco Isi

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Other visual highlights include the roof-mounted air intake, cross rails, LED driving lights, and the black-finished Morus 19” wheels with Bridgestone Dueler All-Terrain run-flat tires and red-painted calipers. Meanwhile, inside is where you’ll find black leather and Alcantara sport seats, carbon fiber trim, and an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel.

As for the 5.2-liter V10 engine, it’s putting down 602 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque, with everything going to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic.

I’ll admit, it’s one of the nicest Sterrato specs I’ve ever seen (the white and black contrast is stunning), but hindsight being 20/20, this car still makes little to no sense over a regular Huracan Evo.

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