There’s a lot to hear from McLaren. Right after re-establishing itself to the sports-car scene with the MP4-12C, followed by the 650S, the P1, the 675LT and the 570S, critics and fans alike are really discovering what Woking is offering. However the British company has no strategies to rest on its existing bed of laurels, as per CEO Mike Flewitt.
Flewitt today discussed some of McLaren’s future plans with Automotive News Europe. “[A brand-new McLaren powertrain] will be particularly designed for a hybridized application. In the latter part of this company strategy to 2022, over a half of our cars will be hybrids,” he stated.
The brand-new powertrain will be ready for hybrids on day one, and this plan ought to begin to bear fruit at the end of this years. Flewitt asserted that plug-in hybrids do have advantages, however the benefit of a conventional hybrid is chosen. He likewise states that it this brand-new powertrain will stick with conventional McLaren tenets, consisting of carbon-fiber architecture and a mid-engine setup.