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DK Engineering confirms partnership with McMurtry Automotive


Feb 4, 2023

Heading into 2023, DK Engineering is proud to confirm a new commercial relationship with McMurtry Automotive. This will see DK Engineering acting as the UK exclusive agent for McMurtry, the British engineering outfit working towards creating the world’s greatest small electric cars for road and track use.

Operating at the leading edge of technology, McMurtry is working to develop the next generation of automotive innovation. The team is committed to raising the bar for electric vehicles, inventing and proving new technologies to offer cars with unrivalled performance in dynamics, speed and range.

The Cotswolds-based firm, founded in 2016, shot to international notoriety earlier this summer at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, when their Spéirling prototype proved the sheer performance of the electric fan technology. Storming the Hillclimb leaderboard, the team set a blistering time of 39.08s, comprehensively beating the previous official and unofficial records in the process.

With an extensive automotive engineering background and sales of some of the most exclusive vehicles throughout its 45-year history, DK is well-placed to support the activities of McMurtry Automotive. The highly experienced sales team will work with McMurtry as they look to launch the Spéirling on the UK market.

Commenting on the exciting new partnership, James Cottingham from DK Engineering explained: “At our core, DK is an engineering company and it is amazing to see what McMurtry are achieving. I love what the team is doing, using electricity, but taking a different approach, rather than simply following the crowd. There is a huge respect for the work they have already carried out and the performance being achieved with the Spéirling, approaching that of Formula 1 around circuits, using electricity.

“We feel it will be a great fit with our clientbase – for those who have an electric car scratch to itch, but who haven’t been intrigued or interested in anything offered previously. The team is taking the technology to the next level and we are proud to be a part of this exciting journey with the future projects, as the exclusive agent for the UK, and to support McMurtry as a revolutionary British business.

“It also feels like a natural fit, working with McMurtry Automotive, given their success at Goodwood. DK has managed to achieve some success on the Hillclimb and at the circuit over the years, so we have a huge amount of respect for the work and effort that went into achieving such an outstanding result to break the record.”

Thomas Yates, Managing Director at McMurtry Automotive added: “Now we have proven that our downforce on demand technology works and have a world beating track car, this is the next logical step, launching the Spéirling onto the market. We’re looking forward to working with James and his team and know they can bring invaluable experience to the table.”

More information about McMurtry Automotive can be found at https://mcmurtry.com.  

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