A special shade of platinum silver to honor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been created together with luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive by color experts at our Automotive and Specialty Coatings business.
The Platinum Jubilee paint was developed to mark the British monarch’s 70-year reign and has been applied to a one-off McLaren Artura, the company’s next generation hybrid supercar. There’s also another reason to celebrate, as it’s exactly 18 years since Her Majesty opened the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey.
“It has been an honor to create a new platinum paint in celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this year,” says Ansar Ali, Managing Director McLaren Special Operations, McLaren Automotive. “This special paint, which will be available for customers to select for years to come, will be a fitting tribute to mark this historic milestone.”
Adds Patrick Bourguignon, Director of our Automotive and Specialty Coatings business: “As the official supplier of coatings to McLaren Automotive, we’ve been working together for more than a decade. During that time, we’ve developed more than 100 colors across all models and are proud to have been involved in this very special project.”