Supercar and hypercar maker McLaren Automotive announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Performs. Skunk Functions is a division of Lockheed Martin, a renowned maker of innovative aircraft for the US military and intelligence services. McLaren considers Skunk Works’ futuristic design methodology to be pretty properly applied to chopping-edge supercar/hypercar styles. Skunk Operates software defines parameters for higher-pace systems much more precisely and speedily than standard design and style procedures.

“McLaren experts and engineers will get the job done carefully with their colleagues at Skunk Functions to take a look at and check out how this chopping-edge technological know-how can be utilised commercially in the automotive design and style planet,” claimed McLaren in a press release.

To commemorate the start of this know-how collaboration, the two providers showcased some of their most up-to-date jobs at their Skunk Performs headquarters in the California Higher Desert. McLaren is showcasing its conceptual hypersonic aircraft the star of the blockbuster “Top Gun: Maverick” Darkstar with the McLaren Artura hybrid supercar powered by a 3.-litre V6 electric motor.