Monroe® Announced as McLaren Automotive’s Intelligent Suspension Supplier

Mclaren Monroe Partners

McLaren Automotive and Tenneco are proud to declare Monroe® as the Official Intelligent Suspension Supplier for McLaren’s prestigious range of road cars. This partnership signifies a remarkable synergy between cutting-edge automotive engineering and a commitment to delivering unparalleled driving experiences to McLaren customers.

Under this collaboration, Tenneco is supplying its advanced electronic suspension systems, branded as Monroe® Intelligent Suspension, to McLaren Automotive. These sophisticated systems represent a crucial component in creating the precise and exhilarating driving sensations that are fundamental to McLaren’s brand identity. The relationship between McLaren and Monroe® has a rich history, dating back to 2011 when engineers from both entities collaborated to introduce the innovative Kinetic® suspension on McLaren Automotive’s inaugural supercar, the 12C.

As the Official Intelligent Suspension Supplier, Monroe’s technologies are already integrated into several current McLaren models, enhancing the automaker’s reputation for innovation and performance. The Monroe Intelligent Suspension CVSA2 technology, for instance, incorporates four lightweight electronic two-valve dampers that continuously adjust damping characteristics based on various data points, ensuring optimal ride performance, control, comfort, and safety. This system is featured in McLaren’s 540C, 570GT, 570S, 600LT models, as well as the GT and the Artura high-performance hybrid supercar.

McLaren’s history of creating breathtaking performance cars aligns with our own commitment to continually drive what’s next in suspension technology. We are very proud and excited to begin this new chapter in our companies’ highly successful collaboration.

Romain Nollet, Vice President and General Manager, Monroe Ride Solutions, Tenneco
Mclaren Monroe Kinetic

Furthermore, the Monroe Intelligent Suspension CVSA2/Kinetic system combines adaptive damper control with an exclusive lightweight roll-control hydraulic system. This integrated technology delivers superior road comfort, handling, and control, enhancing the overall driving experience. The CVSA2/Kinetic systems are utilized in several McLaren models, including the MP4-12C, 650S, 675LT, 720S, 765LT, Elva, and the new 750S. These advancements extend to McLaren’s high-performance models like the McLaren P1™, McLaren P1™ GTR, McLaren Senna, and Speedtail Ultimate, showcasing the innovative prowess shared between McLaren and Monroe®.

Monroe Intelligent Suspension technologies play an important role in our ability to deliver a truly superior driving experience. Our long association with Tenneco has helped ensure that we remain the global benchmark for supercar driving precision and performance.

Charles Sanderson, Chief Technical Officer, McLaren Automotive
Source: McLaren



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