The release of the Artura marks a moment in McLaren history, as it’s the brand’s first ever series production High Performance Hybrid (HPH) supercar.
Here, McLaren blends breath-taking performance and incredible dynamics with Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) technology. It’s also the first model to be built on the McLaren Carbon Fibre Lightweight Architecture (MCLA), produced at its Composites Technology Centre in Sheffield.
Mike Flewitt, McLaren Automotive CEO, describes the Artura as: “The next-generation hybrid supercar. A distillation of everything we’ve ever learned.”
The Artura is ultra-lightweight (we’re talking a kerb weight of only 1,498kg) so power from the twin-turbo V6 petrol engine and accompanying E-motor is left uncompromised, which is backed up by some impressive stats: the hybrid supercar produces a combined output of 671bhp and 720Nm of torque, with a top speed of 205mph. The hybrid supercar will power from 0-62mph in just 3 seconds. Hair-raisingly fast.
A plug-in hybrid, the Artura can run on electric power alone for emission-free journeys of up to 19 miles and, to reach 80% charge, the 7.4kWh battery takes as little as two and a half hours. For those concerned about fuel consumption (albeit, not usually a factor of consideration when purchasing a McLaren), the Artura is the brand’s most efficient model yet at 50+mpg. It’s official CO2 figures are pretty exceptional, too, at 129g/km.
The latest McLaren infotainment and connectivity system (MIS II) features an 8” touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Capability. It includes updated versions of McLaren apps such as Track Telemetry and Variable Drift Control, and also features a redesigned navigation map. You’ll also have a Bluetooth vehicle key, which powers up the car’s systems whenever you head towards it.
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