- McLaren has released images of an upcoming High Performance Hybrid (HPH) supercar testing on public roads, a car that will replace its entry-level Super Series model.
- The carbon-fiber-bodied supercar will feature a new V-6 and a fully electric on-road driving mode.
- McLaren says it will release the new hybrid in the first half of 2021.
No part of the auto industry is immune to downsizing. McLaren has confirmed that it has begun final testing on the replacement for its entry-level Super Series model ahead of introduction next year, and also that this will feature a hybridized V-6 engine in place of the current model’s mighty V-8.
McLaren boss Mike Flewitt first told us of his plans to reduce cylinder count and add electrical assistance back in 2016, and we were actually expecting the new V-6 to be launched this year….