Prince Albert II pilots McLaren Artura through honorary lap at 2022 Monaco Grand Prix

Prince Albert II of Monaco drives the all-new McLaren Artura for 2022 Monaco Grand Prix opening lap

The all-new McLaren Artura made its debut at the Monaco Grand Prix by having the honorary lap with Prince Albert II of Monaco.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the McLaren Artura?

    The McLaren Artura is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 with axial flux motor power mill can dish out a maximum churn of 670hp and 720Nm of torque.
  • How fast can the McLaren Artura go?

    The McLaren Artura has a top speed of 330kph.
  • In a statement, the company said that the model — which is wearing the distinctive McLaren Orange hue — carried the prince from the circuit’s starting line and drove around the track, “giving spectators the opportunity to appreciate the acceleration and performance of McLaren’s next-generation supercar.”

    Prince Albert II of Monaco drives the all-new McLaren Artura for 2022 Monaco Grand Prix opening lap

    “We are honored to have His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco open the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix behind the wheel of the McLaren Artura. This iconic race has special significance to McLaren back almost 60 years. Our all-new high-performance hybrid Artura distills all that racing and road car experience into a next-generation supercar which we are now thrilled to share with our customers and fans,” McLaren Automotive Ltd. Chief Marketing Officer Gareth Dunsmore was quoted as saying.

    Underpinned by the brand’s philosophy of super-lightweight engineering, the all-new Artura is the first model built on the new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA), which contributes to the car’s class-leading lightest dry weight of 1,395kg and DIN kerb weight of 1,498kg.

    The 3.0-liter V6 with axial flux motor power mill can dish out a maximum churn of 670hp and 720Nm of torque, allowing the vehicle to run as fast as 330kph.

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