A recent video of the McMurtry Spéirling has emerged online. The British hypercar was observed launching at the Dubai Autodrome. The most fitting term to portray the car’s movement off the line is rocketing away, because that’s precisely what the Spéirling did. This left the audience absolutely speechless. The car achieved a 0-60 mph time of 1.4 seconds and a 1/4th mile time of 7.97 seconds.
About the McMurty Spéirling
Although this comes from a relatively unfamiliar brand, the car is making headlines for breaking the Goodwood Hill Climb record. The all-electric 1,000 HP hypercar achieved this feat on its debut, which is truly impressive. At present, it’s a car exclusively for the track, but the British automaker has announced that a road-legal version will be released soon.
Driven by Max Chilton, the car completed the hill climb in just 39.08 seconds. The previous record was held by the Volkswagen ID.R race car, which had clocked a time of 39.90 seconds.
The Spéirling has been engineered to LMP1 standards, which means the carbon fiber monocoque provides crash protection. The car leans more towards being a racecar than a road car. It features an extremely low seating position with an upright leg posture. While the rider’s back is reclined, the legs are positioned almost chin-level.
Dual fan system of the McMurty Spéirling
The primary reason for the car’s extraordinary track capabilities is its dual fan system, designed to increase downforce as and when needed. This hypercar can maneuver corners like no other on the track. The fans can spin at speeds of up to 23,000 rpm regardless of the vehicle’s speed. They can generate up to 4,000 lbs of downforce. The fans draw in air and produce this incredible downforce, making the Spéirling a cornering powerhouse.
Powertrain of the McMurty Spéirling
The British car is equipped with dual electric motors at the rear. These motors draw power from the 60 kWh battery pack, which powers the rear wheels. The company claims an 80 percent charge in just 15 minutes from a 200 kW fast charger. The company also claims a range of 300 miles. Furthermore, at full throttle, the car is good for one lap, and by dialing down the power to GT4 pace, the car can run for 20 minutes on the track before needing a break to cool down.
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