Ahead of its premiere in mid August, the yet to be revealed new Urus’ model set a new record in the production SUV category on the track used for the Pikes Peak international Hill Climb the famous uphill race that recently celebrated its 100th Running.
Hillclimb champion and Pirelli test driver Simone Faggioli, holder of the rear-wheel drive
record set in the 2018 Race to the Clouds on Pikes Peak, was entrusted with the new Urus,
sporting a camouflage wrap ahead of its official presentation. The timed attack took place on
the same route as the race, with the road closed to traffic for the occasion. Starting from an
altitude of 2862 meters, Faggioli tackled the 156 turns that wind for 20 km (12.42 miles)
ascending a further altitude of 1439 meters over an average gradient of 7%, and crossing the
finish line at 4302 meters (14.115 ft) in 10:32.064.