McLaren Artura hybrid supercar officially unveiled

McLaren Artura hybrid supercar officially unveiled

February 17, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

British brand McLaren has organized the official presentation of a new hybrid supercar called Artura.

It should be said that the novelty is the first serial hybrid high-performance car of the British brand. The model is equipped with a power unit that includes a 577-horsepower (584 Nm) twin-turbo V6 3.0-liter engine and a 94-horsepower (225 Nm) electric motor. The total performance of the power plant is 671 hp. and 804 Nm of torque. As a transmission, an exclusively new 8-speed dual-clutch transmission is offered.

Artura can accelerate to the first “hundred” in just 3 seconds and accelerate to a maximum of 329 km / h. According to the British company, the novelty is equipped with a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 7.4 kW / h, which allows it to travel up to 30 km only on electric traction. On the other hand, it takes 2.5 hours to recharge the vehicle battery from zero to 80% using a standard EVSE charger.

McLaren emphasizes that the Artura is the first car in the brand’s lineup to use the new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA) platform, designed specifically for hybrid models. Moreover, this architecture made it possible to equip the new model with active safety systems such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeping, traffic sign recognition.

The new supercar became the first model of the British brand to receive a proprietary multimedia system under the name MIS II with a high-resolution touchscreen, support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The novelty will be offered to customers in three trim levels: Performance, TechLux and Vision. The vehicle comes standard with electrically operated seats, heated exterior mirrors, electrically adjustable and more. As for the cost of a hybrid McLaren Artura, it will have to pay at least $ 225,000.

In addition, some time ago it was reported that a rare Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren from the garage of the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan was put up for sale. It should be emphasized that the car is sold by a Texas dealer, Crave Luxury Auto.