Next year’s all-new McLaren model that replaces the Sport Series is the first really new McLaren since the MP4-12C. And it’s a PHEV.
The modern McLaren Automotive that we’ve come to know is actually a very recent automaker that was essentially relaunched as a standalone automaker in 2010. One year later, in 2011, it launched the very impressive MP4-12C (whose name was later shortened to 12C) and pretty much all its subsequent road cars were a derivative of that original independently developed model.
Well, in 2021, McLaren will reportedly launch a brand new model (currently known as the HPH), the first ground-up new car since the 12C and apparently it will be a plug-in hybrid. And not only that, but it will also give up the current twin-turbo V8 for a twin-turbo V6 which aided by electric motors will produce in excess of 600 horsepower, according to Autocar.
Gallery: La supercar hybride de McLaren – images de brevet