The British automotive manufacturer McLaren has applied to a trademark ‘Sabre’ with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). However, it’s still unclear what the automaker plans to do with it. Whatever the reason behind this move, one thing is clear that they are planning for something for McLaren fans. The filing mentions ‘’sports cars and structural parts’’ as possible uses for Sabre trademark. But it has been observed that McLaren often applies to different trademarks whether they intend to use them or not.
According to the sources close to the news, it’s expected that McLaren might launch a new sports car under this name. Here’s what McLaren says about its recent move to apply to a new trademark:
“McLaren has in the past – and will in the future – register potential model names, some of which may or may not end up being used on future products. We do not comment on future potential products or proposed naming.”
Generally, McLaren uses alphanumeric combinations for its new car products, such as the 765LT and 720S. However, we have also seen them going with simple terms such as Elva, Senna and Speedtail for their special editions. The Sabre trademark has no previous association with the automaker McLaren, however, it was first used for a 1960s sports car by British automaker Reliant. Sabre is a term used to refer to a type of sword. It has also been used for a transonic jet fighter aircraft, the North Smerican F-86 Sabre.
About McLaren Automotive
McLaren Automotive is one of the world’s most reputed automotive manufacturers. Based in Woking, United Kingdom, McLaren is widely known for sports cars. The following are the most recent car models offered by McLaren: McLaren 570S, 2020 McLaren GT, 2020 McLaren 600LT, and 2020 McLaren 720S.