is expected to drop the sheet on its replacement for the
later this month (think of it as an automotive Festivus gift), which means that speculation on the new
looks and performance is reaching a fever pitch. While the discussion centers on powertrains, though, we're overlooking something equally important - the car's name.
We've been operating under the impression that it would be named
the Detroit Tigers eight-time All-Star and Triple-Crown-winning first baseman
a famous line of fighting bulls, as per
tradition. Now comes word that
might be moving away from the bovine nomenclature, based on a 2012 trademark filing for the name
. (Of course, it's entirely possible that Lambo historians will dig up some dusty lineage on a fighting bull with a breezy name).
That's left some wondering if the collective auto industry has it wrong. As
points out, though, the Huracan trademark was filed at the same time the Italian brand registered the
"Urus" name for its SUV concept
. During that filing, Lambo also registered the name "Deimos," so really, this should all be taken with a grain of salt.
car that will replace the Gallardo
is called, we can expect to see it in the very near future.