As per a media report, McLaren is aiming to introduce a new hybrid hypercar inspired by Formula 1 around 2026, serving as a successor to the P1.
With reference to a source present at a dealer meeting at McLaren’s Woking HQ, the report suggests that the new model is set to be powered by an internally developed V8 combined with a lightweight hybrid system.
The source also revealed that the new McLaren hypercar would be constructed on an entirely new carbon monocoque. It is rumored to feature fixed seats reminiscent of an F1 car to enhance weight distribution. Furthermore, the fresh hybrid system is purportedly 70% lighter compared to current technology.
The upcoming McLaren hypercar is expected to take the place of the P1, and we are eagerly anticipating further details. We will certainly be endeavoring to uncover as much information as possible in the forthcoming weeks. So, stay tuned!
McLaren is also strategizing to enter the utility vehicle segment. Reports indicate that the brand’s inaugural SUV might make its debut in 2028. This would position it as a competitor to the Ferrari Purosangue, Lamborghini Urus, and the Aston Martin DBX.
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