Category Archives: McLaren Tech Club

McLaren GT Exterior Driver Side Front Angle

How does McLaren use cutting-edge engineering in the new GT?

In Episode 6 of the McLaren Tech Club, the series took a look at advanced materials in the new McLaren GT. In Episode 7, the GT is still the focus, but this time the experts looked at its cutting-edge engineering. Krishna Mistry, the principal engineer for air induction systems at McLaren Automotive, highlighted some of the engineering decisions and features that went into the incredible McLaren GT, in particular, sound quality throughout the vehicle. Check out the video below to learn more!

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McLaren GT SuperFabric Samples

How does McLaren use pioneering materials in the new GT?

A few days ago, we took a look at what kind of materials are used in the interior cabin of the new McLaren GT, which is a great introduction for Episode 6 of the McLaren Tech Club. You can watch the next episode below, which features Jo Lewis, the Senior Colour & Material Designer, speaking about the materials that are found throughout the incredible new supercar, such as SuperFabric®. Enjoy the episode and check back later this month for the next one.

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McLaren Elva with Dan Parry Williams

How does the McLaren Elva Active Air Management System work?

More episodes of the McLaren Tech Club have been posted on the brand’s YouTube channel, so we thought we’d share episode five, the next in the series. Last time Jonathan Beaumont spoke about how it feels to drive the McLaren Speedtail, this time we return to the McLaren Elva to hear about the pioneering Active Air Management System as the vehicle’s Chief Engineer, Andrew Kay, tells us a bit more about how it works and what went into its design and engineering.

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McLaren Speedtail Exterior Driver Side Rear Profile

What does it feel like to drive the McLaren Speedtail?

It’s time to share another episode of the McLaren Tech Club. The last episode dove into the design of the newest McLaren Longtail, the 765LT, but this episode looks into the McLaren Speedtail to give everyone an idea of what it feels like to drive the incredible machine for the very first time. The video not only features the incredible Speedtail but the McLaren Ultimate Series Vehicle Line Manager, Jonathan Beaumont, talking about the vehicle. To give you an idea of the Speedtail’s speed, it can go from a complete stop up to approximately 187 miles per hour in just 13 seconds. To get the full idea of how it feels, be sure to watch the episode below.

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McLaren 765LT Design Concept Art

What went into the design of the McLaren 765LT?

Earlier this month, we shared the very first video in the McLaren Tech Club series. It was focused on the virtual windscreen of the McLaren Elva and gave a lot of insight into how exactly that technology works. The second video was focused on the rear wing of the McLaren Senna GTR, and we shared that in a blog that gave you the rundown on what exactly the McLaren Tech Club is. Now, the third episode has been released, focusing entirely on the design of the McLaren 765 LT – which we’ve covered plenty on our blog already. Enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for episode four!

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Esteban Palazzo and McLaren Senna GTR

What is the McLaren Tech Club?

If you’re a McLaren enthusiast, like we are, you’re going to absolutely love the McLaren Tech Club. This new offering from the McLaren brand is a series of short films that will explore the different technologies and features found within McLaren vehicles and include interviews with McLaren experts themselves. We’re stoked about the new series, the first episode of which you might have already seen shared here on our blog.

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2020 McLaren Elva Exterior Passenger Side Profile

How does the McLaren Elva protect you from the wind?

We’ve touched on the McLaren Active Air Management System found in the 2020 McLaren Elva in the past, but a new video has been added to the McLaren Automotive YouTube channel that we thought you might like to see, as it gives a really good look at just how the McLaren Elva protects you from the wind despite not having a traditional windscreen to protect you from the elements. Seems a little crazy, doesn’t it? But we assure you, you’ll be safe thanks to this system. Check it out!

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