McLaren is gearing up for the future as the company has presented its Track22 Business Plan.

Essentially a framework for the next six years, the Track22 Business Plan calls for the company to continue to focus on the development of two-seat sports cars and supercars.  As part of this initiative, McLaren will invest $1.4 billion into research and development.

The investment will pave the way for the creation of 15 new models or derivatives.  McLaren declined to go into specifics but confirmed the 570 Spider will be launched in 2017.  The company also revealed the success of the 675LT Coupe and 675LT Spider has pushed it to create a track-focused "LT" sub-brand.

McLaren went on to say engineers are working on an all-new engine architecture and it will debut towards the end of the business plan. There's no word on specifics but McLaren noted that at least 50 percent of its cars will feature hybrid technology by 2022.

The company is also considering electric vehicles as it is evaluating a fully-electric powertrain for the next model in the range-topping Ultimate Series.

In a statement, McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt said plans will ensure the company remains "... proudly and fiercely independent by continuing to build the world’s finest two-seater sports and supercars, hand-crafted by our team in Woking, England."

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