An updated production version of the radical McMurtry Spéirling will be unveiled at the 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed next month.
The new McMurtry Spéirling Pure, with its 1,000 hp electric motor and ground effect fan system, produces astonishing downforce and is aimed at wealthy track enthusiasts.
Just to name 100 examples electric supercar The production price is £984,000 including tax. The first completed example will be delivered to the customer in 2025.
Downforce on demand
The Goodwood Festival of Speed was a fitting venue for Spéirling Pure’s public debut. At last year’s event, the original Spéirling, driven by former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton, set a new Goodwood Hill Climb record.
At 39.08 seconds, it’s faster than both the McLaren MP4/13 Formula 1 car and the Volkswagen ID.R electric race car.
Key to the performance of the Spéirling Pure is the fan system that sucks the light machine onto the road. The ‘downforce-on-demand’ unit produces 2,000kg of suction, more than double the weight of the vehicle itself.
New wider tires and improved bodywork mean the Spéirling Pure can achieve up to 3Gs of cornering force. A revised rear axle also allowed for a top speed of 190 mph.
Fast Performance, Fast Charging
McMurtry equipped the Spéirling Pure with a 60kWh battery suitable for everyday use on the track. For example, it can do 10 laps around the Silverstone National Circuit before needing a recharge.this charging process It’s also super fast, and the car is ready to go again in just 20 minutes.
Despite its small size, the single-seater Spéirling Pure has adjustable pedals to accommodate drivers up to 6ft 7in tall.
The 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed will take place from July 13-16. Keep an eye out for the McMurtry Spéirling Pure in the supercar paddock.
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