McLaren Reveals V6 Hybrid Supercar in Final Testing

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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    Dope! I wonder if this is related to their F1 engine in anyway? My knowledge of F1 right now is very limited.
     
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    McLaren don't make their own F1 engine. They currently use a Renault unit.
     
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    Well their current road engine is a Nissan engine, and Renault and Nissan are buttbuddies. Maybe this new V6 is a Renault block
     
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    It's not. McLaren bought the rights to it from TWR, who then sent it off to Ricardo who basically redesigned & built an entirely new engine. The only thing left dating to Nissan is the bore size.
     
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    Admitting you were wrong is admirable.
     
  8. Frank McGank

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    It’s not my fault you don’t understand obvious satire.
     
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    Actually I won't get involved in the satire argument.

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    It's probably just a 6 cylinder version of the M840T, much like Ferrari did with the F154.
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out what was being satirized.
     
  13. DemioXDTourng

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    Wow. Definitely doesn't remind me of the GT in any way, it also doesn't remind me of this.
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    McLaren, the Mustang Supercar.
     
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    https://www.motor1.com/news/450823/mclaren-hybrid-supercar-specs-report/

    Supposedly, the Sports Series is getting replaced by High Performance Hybrid (HPH). This new car is expected to have 600 hp and the weight of the car is only expected to go up by 30 - 40 kg due to the hybrid system. It'll use the new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA, unrelated to Midnight Club LA), replacing the old MonoCell. The battery should have 20 miles of range. The name will no longer be based on power output and most likely use one of the names McLaren has trademarked within the past year (Arkon, Veo, Artura, Vion, etc)

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    The new 570S replacement will officially be called Artura

     
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    I think they realised at some point the model numbers would overlap with the previous models or we would get into that horrible Hollywood reboot thing where they put the year in brackets after the film name.

    McLaren 650 (2021) etc.