Tuesday March 31, 2020

More than just a speed machine: McLaren invents the ‘hyper-GT’

Three seats, 403km/h top speed and 0-300km/h in 12.8 seconds – all for €3 million. Welcome to the rarefied world of the McLaren Speedtail.

11th November, 2018
The McLaren Speedtail ‘hyper-GT’ is approaching €3 million before taxes here in Ireland

In many ways, the breath-taking, all-new McLaren Speedtail ‘hyper-GT’ is a ridiculous car. With a 1,050hp petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain and a kerb weight of 1,430kg, it will be capable of (where legal) both 403km/h flat out and 0-300km/h in an eye-popping 12.8 seconds. It seats three people in an interior where the driver sits centrally, while it is made almost exclusively of carbon fibre.

Just 106 examples of the Speedtail will...

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