2022 McLaren Artura’s Carbon-Fiber Monocoque and Ethernet Architecture

Every McLaren road car since the vaunted F1 has featured carbon-fiber monocoque construction. With the Artura, McLaren has finally brought the entire design, prototyping, and production of this vital component in-house. Here’s how that, and the introduction of a spanking-new ethernet architecture, are making the McLaren Artura a better supercar.

In-House Carbon-Fiber Monocoque Weighs Less

This new McLaren Carbon Lightweight Architecture (MCLA) is the first to be built in-house at the McLaren Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) near Sheffield in northern England. The MCTC opened in 2018, and this completely in-house development program is paying off with a carbon-fiber monocoque that

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