Again, Flewitt would neither confirm or deny. “For us, it’s all about the attributes,” he said. “If we can get the performance, then it doesn’t matter if it’s 12 or 10 or eight or six (cylinders).” Seems very Acura NSX-ish to us, but we’re certain McLaren would find a way to make its entry-level prospects a bit more exciting. More worrisome is that McLaren’s move to hybridization early in its lineup would be the canary in the coal mine, signifying that the Porsche 911
and other segment competitors could soon follow at the start of the 2020s. At least none will be lacking in the horsepower department.