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McLaren 650S Le Mans talks of the F1 GTR

Category: McLaren | Author: | Date: January 20th, 2015

McLaren have introduced a new version of the 650S called Le Mans. This is a vehicle that comes with the spirit of celebration and appearance.

It has come about in order to celebrate 20 years since their incredible McLaren F1 GTR managed to win the 24 hour of Le Mans endurance race.

McLaren 650S Le Mans edition

McLaren 650S Le Mans edition

We’re not sure the 650S is capable of a similar feat but the appearance level they’ve managed to reproduce pretty well. In terms of performance changes are non-existent.
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McLaren MP4-12C Spider fully revealed, starts at £195,500 in the UK

Category: McLaren | Author: | Date: October 13th, 2012

McLaren revealed full details and photos on the top-entop MP4-12C Spider model. Under the bonnet we find the same 3.8-liter V8 engine capable to deliver 616 horsepower.

The twin turbocharged unit is coupled to a seven-speed SSG dual-clutch transmission but it is 40 kilograms heavier. However, the 0-100 km/h sprint time remains unchnaged at 3,1 seconds while the top speed is rated at 329 km/h.

McLaren MP4-12C Spider

McLaren MP4-12C Spider

The British model uses a Retractable Hard Top (RHT) which can be operated in about 17 seconds at speeds up to 30 km/h. Another structural changes include new pop up roll bars able to save weight.
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McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition concept unveiled

Category: McLaren | Author: | Date: August 15th, 2012

The British people from McLaren unveiled today the 12C Can-Am Edition prototype, a model based on the well-known MP4-12C sports car.

The new concept is a one-off model built by McLaren GT division and sports a 3.8-liter V8 engine capable to deliver 630 horsepower.

McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition

McLaren 12C Can-Am Edition

The additional power is obtained thanks to a new ECU and a high performance cooling system. The low total mass of just 1,200 kilograms also helps the British concept to achieve improved performance.
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McLaren MP4-12C by Mansory up for sale

Category: McLaren | Author: | Date: July 10th, 2012

A dealership in Abu Dhabi decided to put up for sale a special McLaren MP4-12C tuned by Mansory, a model revealed for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show.

The British model benefits from a revised exterior appearance with shinny 21-inch alloy wheels in a gold finish, carbon fiber parts and much more.

McLaren MP4-12C by Mansory

McLaren MP4-12C by Mansory

Under the bonnet we find a revised V8 engine capable to deliver 661 horsepower and 675Nm of torque, an important upgrade over the series 592hp model.
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