McLaren appears to be engaged on a brand new hybrid powertrain for its Tremendous Sequence vary. Spy pictures of a 720S based mostly take a look at mule recommend new hybrid supercar could possibly be within the works.
Furthermore, McLaren had revealed its intentions of changing the present Sports activities Sequence vary with hybrid powered fashions. Nonetheless, latest spy photographs recommend that the 720S substitute may additionally be a hybrid. If that’s the case, then we are able to count on all mainstream McLarens to modify to hybrid powertrains sooner or later.
Other than McLaren, nobody actually is aware of the precise particulars of the brand new powertrain. That mentioned, in keeping with rumors, the Sports activities Sequence automobiles would possibly swap out their twin-turbo V8 engine for a V6 hybrid.
Whereas that is pure hypothesis, the Tremendous Sequence may additionally get the identical powertrain, albeit in a better state of tune. It’s mentioned that the 720S successor is prone to be a plug-in hybrid, not like the McLaren P1. Maybe, the twin-turbo V8 will likely be reserved for restricted manufacturing fashions.
Ferrari can also be growing a hybrid powertrain for its mid-engine supercar vary. Virtually a yr again, a 488-based hybrid take a look at mule was noticed testing at Fiorano. Later this month, Maranello is predicted to unveil a brand new mid-engined hybrid supercar that can slot in above the 812 Superfast.