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These Tiny Motors Make Big Power! Why Supercars Choose Axial Flux

These Tiny Motors Make Big Power! Why Supercars Choose Axial Flux

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These Tiny Motors Make Big Power! Why Supercars Choose Axial Flux


The McLaren Artura features a new 120º V6 engine, plus an axial flux motor.
What’s the difference between radial and axial flux motors?
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The 2023 McLaren Artura is packed with fascinating new technology. It features an all new 120º twin-turbo V6 engine, as well as an axial-flux motor, for a combined output of 671 horsepower and 530 lb-ft of torque. Keeping everything together is a new carbon fiber monocoque, with a 7.4 kWh battery pack. Power is sent through a new 8-speed dual clutch transmission, which also houses the first electronic limited slip differential in a road-going McLaren.

What’s the difference between radial flux and axial flux motors? What’s so special about this new V6 engine? Watch to learn all about it!

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