Saturday February 22, 2020

Give in to your Spider sense and raise the roof

The open-topped McLaren 600LT Spider is breathtakingly quick round the track and huge fun to drive – but it may not be suited to Irish weather, writes Shane O’Donoghue

10th March, 2019
The McLaren 600LT Spider: an extremely driver-focused sports car

Looking out the window at the erratic March weather in Ireland, it’ll take a bit of imagination to understand the appeal of an open-topped version of an extremely driver-focused sports car like the new McLaren 600LT Spider.

Which explains why McLaren brought us to sunny Arizona in the US to test its new offering. The skies are huge, the scenery pockmarked with hundreds of ‘Wild West’ cacti, and the wide, long roads are...

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