Bologna airport gets Lamborghini Huracan for taxiing aircraft

December 11, 2019

A special Lamborghini Huracan RWD has been enlisted as a ‘Follow Me’ vehicle for aircraft at the Guglielmo Marconi Airport in Bologna, leading aircraft to parking and during taxiing out to the runway. Only in Italy, right?

The special Huracan LP 580-2 RWD is showcased in an equally special livery designed by Lamborghini’s Centro Stile personalisation division. Bright orange paint is contrasted with graphics inspired by aircraft that use the complex.

Both doors also feature Italian flags, along with the roof, and front and rear air intakes. There’s also an orange light bar mounted on the roof, as well as a radio system to communicate with the control tower, and some ‘Follow Me’ stickers to complete the look.

Bologna, in northern Italy, is the home town of Lamborghini, so it probably comes as no surprise the airport and the iconic supercar brand have been collaborating for years. In fact, this is the sixth time the two have worked together on a project.

The Huracan RWD should have no trouble keeping up with movements on and around the runway thanks to its 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine. It produces 427kW and helps the Huracan scurry away from 0-100km/h in a claimed 3.4 seconds.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.