The McLaren Artura is McLaren’s first series production hybrid model, following their limited edition hybrid models, the P1 and Speedtail. The Artura combines a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 engine with a rear-mounted electric motor, resulting in a combined output of 671 BHP and 720 Nm of torque. The power is transmitted to the rear axle through an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The car features a carbon fibre monocoque construction and has dimensions of 4,539 mm in length, with a wheelbase of 2,640 mm. Its weight stands at 1,498 kg. In terms of design, the Artura maintains the sleek and modern aesthetics typical of McLaren vehicles, with flowing lines, large intakes, butterfly doors, and dual exhausts positioned centrally in the rear fascia.
The Artura offers a digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It also has a 7.4 kWh battery with an all-electric range of 31 km and a top speed of 130 km/h. Charging the battery from 0-80% takes approximately 2.5 hours using an external power source.
The Artura offers four drive modes: E-Mode, Comfort, Sport, and Track. In its most aggressive setting, it can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.0 seconds, reaching a top speed of 330 km/h.
The price of the McLaren Artura in India is Rs 5.1 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). It represents an exciting addition to McLaren’s lineup, offering high-performance capabilities with the benefits of hybrid technology.
McLaren is a British automotive manufacturer specialising in producing high-performance sports cars and supercars. The company was founded in 1963 by former racing driver Bruce McLaren. McLaren cars are known for their exceptional engineering, cutting-edge technology, and aerodynamic designs.
Over the years, McLaren has built a strong reputation in motorsports, particularly in Formula 1 racing. The McLaren Formula 1 team has achieved numerous victories and championships, solidifying the brand’s presence in the racing world.
In addition to its success in motorsports, McLaren has a range of road-legal vehicles that cater to enthusiasts seeking exhilarating performance and precision handling. Their notable models include the McLaren 720S, McLaren GT, and McLaren Senna. These cars feature potent engines, lightweight construction, and advanced aerodynamics, making them highly sought after by automotive enthusiasts.
McLaren has also ventured into the hybrid supercar segment, combining internal combustion engines with electric powertrains to enhance performance and efficiency. The McLaren P1, launched in 2013, was their first hybrid hypercar, followed by the limited edition Speedtail. The Artura, established in 2021, is their first series production hybrid model.