Mclaren Unveils $1.7 Million Futuristic Super Car with No Roof and Windshield Made Of Air

By: | November 24th, 2019

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McLaren has revealed its latest supercar: the Elva roadster. This is the lightest car ever produced by the company. This amazing car is without any windows, roof or windscreen. However the car is still able to create a ‘relative bubble of calm’. ,

Super car has first-of-its kind ‘Active Air Management System’ that creates a windshield of air

Instead of a conventional windshield, McLaren’s Active Air Management System (AAMS) uses air instead of glass to keep the wind away from the occupants. Company calls it a “bubble of calm.”

Through this system, air is channeled through the car’s front end and is sent out in a high-velocity sheet, just ahead of the cockpit, creating a wall of high-velocity air.

This is not only an exceptional feature the car has, some other features of this bold innovation are:

  • Two–seater new Elva is powered by a 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 similar to the one found in the Senna.
  • Because of its bespoke carbon-fiber body and chassis, special carbon-fiber seats, and sintered carbon ceramic brakes, Elva is the lightest road car ever designed by the firm.
  • It has no hybrid batteries or electric motors of any kind.
  • According to McLaren, the Elva will get from 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds; accelerate to 124 mph quicker than Senna and can push out a whopping 804 horsepower.
  • Those interested in buying this masterpiece, will have to shell about $1.7 million USD and it will be available for customer deliveries in late 2020.
  • Just 399 units of new McLaren Elva will be sold.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

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