McLaren unveils the new Artura – a hybrid that looks familiar

HERO McLaren Artura

It is completely new, but the McLaren Artura almost blends in with the company’s existing models when it comes to design

McLaren has launched its first series-production plug-in hybrid supercar, dubbed Artura. While almost everything under the skin is new, the design appears very familiar. 

The Artura is the first model to be based on the new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA), which was designed at the company’s Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) in England. The chassis is lighter, and features a bespoke battery compartment and new electrical architecture that reduces cabling by up to 25% while simultaneously enhancing data transmission for driver assistance systems. 

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