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McLaren posted record sales in 2015 and expects to double those sales for 2016. As a result of the booming supercar business, McLaren also plans to launch 15 all-new cars or derivatives of already-existing vehicles over the next six years.

Manufacturing has doubled this year, with production going from 10 cars a day up to 20. McLaren’s current business plan doesn’t call for anything other than two-seater sports and supercars, so we don’t expect to see SUVs anytime soon. 

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Of the cars McLaren intends to put into production by 2022, 50 percent of them will feature hybrid technology, according to a statement released by the automaker. With so many cars being hybrids, that might pave the way for a smaller-displacement engine with less cylinders than the 3.8-liter V8 used in all its cars today.

Significant investment in new products is already vitally important to McLaren, but emissions rules and regulations might be an even stronger force. In addition to the hybrid powertrains we’ll see in the future, McLaren is also working on the viability of an all-electric car for its “Ultimate Series.” We know it’s possible to create an extremely fast electric car (e.g., Tesla Model S P90D), but there’s something about a McLaren with no gas engine that just feels wrong.