McLaren brought its first plug-in hybrid vehicle equipped with a V6 engine, the McLaren Artura, which was unveiled at the 2021 Goodwood Festival. The new car uses a new lightweight engine, cylinder head and cylinder block use 3D Printing technology, and the car’s pure electric cruising range can reach 30 kilometers, 0-100km/h acceleration time is 3 seconds. As a model that embodies the latest achievements in the McLaren hybrid field, Artura also breaks the conventional digital naming method in terms of naming. As for positioning, Artura is between the McLaren GT and 720S.
Compared with the new naming and new positioning, the McLaren Artura’s design is somewhat unremarkable. However, in order to offset the extra weight brought by the motor and battery, the new car is based on the McLaren lightweight carbon fiber architecture MCLA for the first time. The body cockpit, the new chassis with aluminum anti-collision beams and the rear subframe are optimized in three aspects, and the net weight of the whole car is only 1395kg. As a tire partner of McLaren, Pirelli provides three custom tires for the new Artura, the front tire size is 235/35Z R19, the rear tire size is 295/35 R20, and they are all marked with “MC-C”, indicating its McLaren The identity of exclusive Pirelli Cyber Tyre tires.
In addition, the new car is also equipped with a tire pressure monitoring function provided by Pirelli. Chips are implanted in each tire, which can provide drivers with more professional performance optimization services. The interior of the vehicle retains the driver-centric family characteristics, but also adds more innovative elements. At the same time, the digital instrument panel of the new car is installed on the steering column and moves synchronously with the steering wheel. The gear lever and other control switches are placed on both sides of the instrument panel. The standard new Clubsport seat is also a core highlight of the McLaren Artura cockpit. The single shell seat cleverly combines the lightweight characteristics and good support of the bucket seat and the flexible adjustment of the seat with a movable backrest. , The upper part is wide and thick pads are used to ensure the same excellent support for drivers of different sizes. The new seat can be used with the optional MSO exclusive custom seat belt fixing rod and MSO exclusive custom six-point seat belt.
In terms of power, McLaren Artura uses a new lightweight 3.0L V-type 6-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine code-named M630. The engine cylinder head and cylinder block use 3D printing core components, with direct injection technology and a 120°V angle. The battery motor system is connected in parallel with the engine to form a plug-in hybrid power system.
The engine has a maximum output power of 585 horsepower, a peak torque of 585 N·m, a motor maximum power of 95 horsepower, and a peak torque of 225 N·m. In terms of transmission system, the new car is equipped with an 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox, the battery capacity of the new car is 7.4 kWh, and the pure electric cruising range reaches 30 kilometers. The 0-100km/h acceleration time is 3 seconds, the 0-200km/h acceleration time is 8.3 seconds, the 0-300km/h acceleration time is 21.5 seconds, and the top speed is 330km/h (electronic speed limit).
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