McMurtry Spéirling PURE VP1 test and validation programme is in full swing

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The new McMurtry Spéirling PURE VP1 is accumulating mileage in the UK during private test sessions.
Here is what it looks like in action:

The main components accumulating testing mileage are:

  • New E-axle to deliver up to 190mph top speed
  • A more efficient and totally unique fan downforce system
  • 60mm wider Michelin tyres and associated suspension tuning
  • Revised battery and cooling system for fast charging

Max Chilton, Development Driver, McMurtry Automotive said “ The attention to detail on the Spéirling PURE VP1 is another step up.  This translates into the driving experience.  Whether it’s hot, cold, wet or dry this car delivers a level of usable outright performance which amazes me every drive.  Our clients are getting something very special.”

Thomas Yates, Managing Director, McMurtry Automotive “This test programme is key for delivering a fast, reliable and fun car to our customers. The Spéirling PURE VP1 is utterly breath taking and is setting a new standard of performance for track drivers.”

McMurtry Spéirling PURE VP1

Please find a selection images available for editorial use here:

Editors Notes: About the Spéirling PURE – Customer version of the record-breaking Goodwood fan car: 

  • Downforce-on-demand delivers downforce at all speeds,
    with 3G cornering
  • 0-60 mph in under 1.5 seconds
  • Top speed 190 mph
  • 1000 bhp
  • Bespoke 60kWh battery utilising Molicel cells
  • Twin motor, rear-wheel drive
  • 1-tonne vehicle weight
  • Carbon fibre monocoque: single seat, closed cockpit layout
  • Engineered and built in Britain by a team with F1 and high-performance automotive backgrounds

Spéirling PURE track car objectives

  • To bring back legendary fan car technology
  • To restore passion for small and lightweight cars
  • To make record breaking performance accessible to track driving enthusiasts.

McMurtry Company Objectives

  • McMurtry’s ambition is to become one of the world’s most prestigious and long-standing automotive brands, founded on motorsport innovation.
  • Inspired by legends of the past, we champion small and lightweight.
  • We proudly showcase British innovation and engineering design.
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