Gordon Murray Automotive, the brand new automotive firm began by famed System 1 designer Gordon Murray, the brains behind the McLaren F1 supercar, has established a presence within the U.S.
The corporate, whose first two merchandise embrace the T.50 and T.33 supercars, has established Gordon Murray Automotive Inc. to supervise its U.S. operations. The native operations might be primarily based at a yet-to-be-announced location in Jap Florida, and also will be the location for North American supply of the T.33, which begins in 2024.
To mark its U.S. launch, GMA will current the T.50 and T.33 on Friday at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, one of many premier occasions of 2022 Monterey Automobile Week. Profitable IndyCar and NASCAR driver Dario Franchitti, a spokesman and improvement driver for GMA, can even be current to take the corporate’s supercars for a run on Laguna Seca.
Gordon Murray (left) and Dario Franchitti (proper)
Though GMA will proceed to supply supercars sooner or later, the corporate has confirmed it should additionally department out into different segments. It already has plans for an electrical SUV.
GMA is a part of the bigger Gordon Murray Group whose R&D arm, Gordon Murray Know-how, is growing the electrical SUV. GMT may also develop automobiles for different corporations and is already engaged on a separate electrical SUV for an unnamed OEM.
“We’re extremely excited to formally launch Gordon Murray Automotive in America and announce the Gordon Murray Automotive Middle for the North American market,” Philip Lee, Gordon Murray Group’s CEO, stated in an announcement. “Monterey Automobile Week is the final word occasion to speak such an essential milestone for our firm.”