The English from McLaren Automotive officially launched on the automotive market as an independent producer and had its first product developed entirely in their own workshops.
Chief of McLaren Automotive, Ron Dennis, introduced the new MP4-12C in front of the audience in honor of the team in Formula 1 with the same name, which won 25% of all races that have taken place in this competition. Also, the English are the first to create a single user of Formula 1 with a carbon fiber chassis.
The British super car site a mass of 1,300 kg, with only 300 kilograms more than the McLaren F1. The model is equipped with a direct-injection V8 that develops 600 hp and 600 Nm of torque and 500 Nm of them are offered between 2000 rpm and 8000 rpm.
The engine and transmission of this model are developed by people from McLaren without outside help, and this helped to make the most efficient car in its class.
The car offers a sprint from 0 to 200 km / h in less than 10 seconds. Meanwhile, the model emits less than 300 grams of CO2 per kilometer.
The price for a copy of McLaren MP4-12C will be 180,000 euros, which means that the new super car of Woking is located exactly at the same price level with its rivals from Maranello and Sant’Agata. English will build only 1,000 copies of this model, which will ensure the exclusivity of the super car globally.
Image source: Automarket