McLaren reveals Artura Trophy racecar 

  • McLaren's latest supercar is a competition-focused version of Artura. 
McLaren Artura Trophy is powered by an internal combustion engine only whereas the road-going Artura gets a hybrid powertrain. 
McLaren Artura Trophy is powered by an internal combustion engine only whereas the road-going Artura gets a hybrid powertrain. 

McLaren has announced a new racing championship called McLaren Trophy. In the race series, McLaren's new Artura Trophy race car will be participating. It is based on the Artura GT4 but does not have to follow the Balance of Power(BoP) regulations. Because of this, the performance enhancements have helped in reducing lap times that are closer to the GT3 spec cars. The main improvement comes from the increase in power and downforce levels.

The Artura Trophy is based on the same McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA) which is being used on the road-going version of the Artura. The engine is also the same 3.0-litre V6 petrol unit that gets twin-turbochargers and a 120-degree setup.

The Artura Trophy is not using the hybrid setup of the Artura. Instead, It is powered only by the internal combustion engine. 
The Artura Trophy is not using the hybrid setup of the Artura. Instead, It is powered only by the internal combustion engine. 

Also check these Cars

Find more Cars
Mclaren Artura (HT Auto photo)
2993 cc Multiple Automatic
₹ 5.10 Cr
Compare
Mclaren Gt (HT Auto photo)
3994.0 cc Petrol Automatic
₹ 3.72 Cr
Compare
Mclaren 750s (HT Auto photo)
3994 cc Petrol Automatic
₹ 5.91 Cr
Compare
Mclaren 720s (HT Auto photo)
3994.0 cc Petrol Automatic
₹ 4.65 - 5.04 Cr
Compare
View Offers
Aston Martin Db12 (HT Auto photo)
5198 cc Petrol Automatic
₹ 4.59 Cr
Compare
Rolls-royce Wraith (HT Auto photo)
6592.0 Petrol Automatic
₹ 5 Cr
Compare
View Offers

However, because the engine is now freed from any BoP regulations, it produces 585 PS. When compared, the Artura produces 577 PS and 584 Nm of peak torque from the engine itself. Artura also gets a hybrid setup so the total power output is rated at 680 PS and 720 Nm of peak torque. The exhaust system on the racecar has also been revised so it should sound better than the stock Artura, according to McLaren.

Also Read : McLaren Artura GT4 breaks cover as a pure V6 race car, ditches hybrid assist

The manufacturer has chosen to remove the hybrid setup because this allows the owners to convert their cars to GT4 spec. The owners would need to adjust the engine management software and aerodynamic package. So, the same car can also enter GT4 races and the owner would not have to buy a different race car. To increase the downforce, McLaren has also added a rear wing which would help in increasing the agility at high speed as well as low-speed corners.

McLaren Trophy Championship will be held in Europe in 2023. According to the schedule, the event begins on June 2nd and ends on October 1st next year. In the race, amateur drivers will be paired with professional racers.

First Published Date: 03 Aug 2022, 09:23 AM IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city

Want to get the best price for your existing car?

Powered by: Spinny Logo
By clicking "View Offers" you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city
Couldn't verify the OTP.
It's either expired or it's incorrect.