McLaren Artura owners told to stop driving due to fire risk

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McLaren’s twin-turbo V6-powered plug-in hybrid supercar has been recalled, following the discovery of a defecting fuel pipe.

McLaren has recalled 18 examples of its 2022-2023 McLaren Artura and told owners to stop driving their supercars, citing a fault with the twin-turbo V6’s fuel system which could lead to an engine fire.

The recall notice, lodged with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the low pressure fuel pipe assembly may detach. If this occurs, fuel may leak in the presence of an external ignition source resulting in a vehicle fire.

“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users or bystanders and/or damage property.”

Date of recall notice 13 December 2023
Make McLaren
Model Artura
Year 2022-2023
Vehicles affected 18
VIN list Click here to download the list of affected VINs
Contact link Click here to contact the manufacturer

A full list of vehicle identification numbers for the 18 vehicles involved in the recall can be found here.

McLaren has advised it has contacted affected owners in writing requesting they make an appointment with their preferred authorised McLaren Dealer to have the rectification work carried out, free of charge.

Until the repair has been completed, McLaren Artura owners have been told not to drive their cars.

Owners can also contact McLaren Client Services for more information by calling +44 (0) 1483 357900 or emailing [email protected].

Jordan Mulach is Canberra/Ngunnawal born, currently residing in Brisbane/Turrbal. Joining the Drive team in 2022, Jordan has previously worked for Auto Action, MotorsportM8, The Supercars Collective and TouringCarTimes, WhichCar, Wheels, Motor and Street Machine. Jordan is a self-described iRacing addict and can be found on weekends either behind the wheel of his Octavia RS or swearing at his ZH Fairlane.

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