For a long time, the name Senna has become an indispensable part when mentioning the past of this famous race. To many enthusiasts, three-time champion Ayrton Senna is one of racing’s greatest drivers.
30 years ago, Ayrton won his last race in the United States when he joined the McLaren team at the 1991 Phoenix Grand Prix. Watching the opening of the Miami Grand Prix, the latest race took place. in the US will end this weekend, McLaren decided they would make a mark at this event by letting Bruno Senna, former F1 driver and Ayrton’s nephew, drive the new Artura supercar to conquer F1 racing tracks. This.
In addition to introducing the second American race on the F1 calendar (soon to be three with the addition of the Las Vegas GP next year), the race also celebrates the Artura’s launch in the North market. America. The car was originally scheduled to launch in this market earlier, but a chip shortage caused the launch to be pushed back.
Racer Bruno Senna drove a 671 horsepower supercar powered by a V6 Hybrid engine around a 5.41 km long track with a total of 19 corners and impressive track terrain, bringing an exciting experience. taste for racers. This racetrack runs through areas such as underneath the highway as well as some sections of the track that are also adjacent to Hard Rock Stadium.
Bruno Senna said: “It’s truly great to have the opportunity to drive the McLaren Artura around the new Grand Prix racetrack in the heart of Miami. Artura is a car with impressive performance, especially on the track. The car becomes smooth and sophisticated while giving users new experiences.”
On Artura, McLaren has changed by not using the usual twin-turbo V8 engine. Instead, the British supercar company equipped this model with a completely new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. This engine has a “hot-V” setup with two turbochargers placed inside the two cylinder banks and an angle of inclination between the two banks of 120 degrees. This engine is capable of rotating at a speed of up to 8,500 rpm, producing maximum power of 585 horsepower and 585 Nm of torque, reaching a power/capacity ratio of nearly 200 horsepower/liter. McLaren’s new V6 engine weighs only 160 kg, up to 50 kg lighter than previous V8 engines.
Combined with this engine is an electric motor located in the vehicle’s dual-clutch transmission. This engine provides Artura with 95 horsepower and 225 Nm of torque. This system has a power/mass density ratio of 33%, much higher than the previous McLaren P1 hybrid electric system. With this engine, Artura will respond to the driver more sensitively than ever. This hybrid supercar is capable of accelerating to 100 km/h from a stationary position in 3 seconds, 0 – 200 km/h in 8.3 seconds, 0 – 300 km/h in 21.5 seconds and Maximum speed is limited to 330 km/h.
Not stopping there, the car’s new 8-speed dual-clutch transmission can shift gears in just 200 milliseconds, integrating an electronic differential, used for the first time on a McLaren. Despite increasing one gear level, the number of gears remains unchanged because the reverse gear has been eliminated, thereby helping to reduce the vehicle’s weight. When Artura reverses, the car will run entirely on electric motors.
McLaren Artura possesses a high-performance braking system with 390 mm brake discs and six-piston brake calipers on the front wheels and 380 mm and four-piston brake calipers on the rear wheels, providing the ability to stop from a speed of 100 km/h to a standing position. comes to rest in just 31 meters and 200 km/h comes to rest in 126 meters. The car is equipped with standard 19-inch wheels at the front and 20 inches at the rear, Pirelli tires sized 235/35 ZR19 and 295/35 ZR20. McLaren continues to use hydraulic power steering for the Artura instead of electric power steering like the McLaren GT.