– The most powerful and lightest version of the 650S will be shown to the public at the Geneva Motor Show next week
McLaren officially presented the 675LT, a “Long Tail” faster and lighter than the 650S model which is based and which recovers the spirit of the most iconic racing models of the British brand as the GTR Long Tail F1 1997. The power has originated in a stronger and reconfigured version of the 3.8-litre V8 twin-turbo engine (code name M838TL) which features more than half of new components and produces 675 hp at 7,100 rpm and 700 Nm torque between 5,500 and 6,500 rpm – that is, 25 hp and 22 Nm more than the 650S Coupe.With 1230 kg of weight, the 675LT is 100 kg lighter, having a weight-to-power ratio of 549 hp per ton. In addition, it has an elongated bodywork, optimized aerodynamics, more power, competition-oriented dynamics, although it shares a third of the components with the 650S. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds and 0 to 200 km / h in 7.9 seconds. The top speed is 330 km / h.Targeted primarily for competition, the 675LT is available in five colors/themes: Chicane Gray, Delta Red, Silica White and Napier Green, in addition to the traditional Orange Heritage McLaren.Inside, it has “bacquets” carbon fibre benches coated in Alcantara with “675LT” logo on the headrests, air conditioning controls incorporated in the centre console and touchscreen. The giro account also has a “675LT” logo.
2016 – McLaren 675LT JVC KENWOOD CONCEPT
McLaren also makes its presence at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, bringing to the technology event a special version of its 675LT, equipped with several JVCKenwood components.The innovations are in the interior, with a series of infotainment equipment created by the traditional brand of audio and video components, although the interior is minimalist where the focus was the reduction of the overall weight.The centrepiece of the concept is the CAROPTRONICS sensor system, which includes a head-up display – with graphics inspired by the aviation universe – and driving assistance systems plus three exterior cameras that replace the rear-view mirrors.The 675LT receives the steering wheel with buttons for adjusting the McLaren P1 GTR’s head-up display, while eliminating the original instrument panel and centre console as standard.
2016 – McLaren 675LT MSO CARBON SERIES LIMITED EDITION
McLaren Special Operations, better known as MSO, is the division in charge of customizing the models of the British brand. Often they present some of their work, as is the case of this McLaren 675LT Spider Carbon Series, a special edition even more exclusive of sports. As its name implies, the protagonist is carbon fiber.The body of this 675LT Spider is made entirely of carbon fibre. The series model already has some carbon, but this time its use is up to 40% higher. Even the brand claims that customers who have previously purchased their 675LT Spider will not be able to leave it like this nor pass through the hands of the MSO experts because some parts are not compatible. The creation of this model was motivated by the success obtained by a McLaren P1 with carbon body that was exposed in the last St of Geneva.In this specific case, the carbon fibre receives a brilliant finish and is present in many of its parts: hood, A-pillar, retractable roof, rear cover, etc. In this model including the tank cover is carbon. Another of the changes are the front air intakes, in the style of the 650S GT3, which improve airflow. On the other hand, its mechanics remain intact without any change.The 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine will continue to develop 675 hp and 700 Nm of torque. It is not known if carbon fibre will save some weight and improve its performance. In any case, the acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h shall not be less than 2.9 seconds and the maximum speed shall be 326 km / h. Only 25 units of the McLaren 675LT Spider Carbon Series will be manufactured, and all have already been sold and their price has not been revealed.
2016 – McLaren 675LT MSO SAN FRANCISCO
The McLaren 675LT, the ‘Long Tail’ of the Woking brand, received customization at the request of the brand’s dealer in San Francisco, United States. McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the British brand’s special preparations division, has done a really incredible job in the sport.On the outside are three elements that stand out over the rest. The car was painted in a really incredible shade of blue, which was christened Mexico Blue, a summer tone that blends perfectly with the British model. The rest of the bodywork elements are finished in frosted carbon fibre, giving it a very competitive look s2000 car cover. The other two main elements of this 675LT exemplify this same sporting sensation: air intake over the roof and a carbon fiber trim on the front wheels.Inside, the McLaren 675LT comes with a curious combination of colors: dark gray and bright orange. Everything is upholstered in Alcantara and the look is also as taken out of a racing car. The orange touch combines with the outer brake calipers. Carbon fiber is also very present in other interior components. In general, a McLaren 675 LT absolutely spectacular, not flashy and at the same time ‘racing’.Mechanically there were no changes. The engine is a 3.8-liter biturbo V8 that produces 675 hp at 7,100 rpm and 700 Nm of torque between 5,500 and 6,500 rpm, with an acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds and from 0 to 200 km / h in 7.9 seconds. The top speed is 330 km / h.
2016 – McLAREN 675LT SPIDER MSO
McLaren will present two special versions in the Geneva Motor Show in the space of a few days with the signature of its special operations division, MSO. They will be unique and personalized models of the P1 and the 675LT Spider, counting on diverse components in carbon fiber.In the case of the 675LT Spider, highlight the ceramic gray paint, retractable roof, contours of the front wings and the rear wing in carbon fiber. Also highlighted for the titanium exhaust and a grill to filter the heat coming from the exhaust, made in 24 carat gold. Inside, benches lined in black Alcantara with yellow details appear. The engine is the same, a 3.8 V8 turbo block with 675 hp.On the other hand, the P1 completely sports a carbon fiber package, features black wheels and a black Alcantara interior with blue stitches. The gold detail is the same as the 675LT Spider.McLaren will also present in Geneva the 650S GT3 competition model.
2016 – McLAREN 675LT SPIDER SEED COLORSTREAM
If one is looking for a superstar to differentiate himself from any other, the explosion of colors applied on this McLaren 675LT Spider perfectly suits those who want to draw attention to wherever they go. It’s rare to see other sports models painted this way – few times we’ll see a Ferrari that is not red, yellow, silver or white, for example – but McLaren customers are a little more daring in that regard.In the case of this Mclaren 675LT Spider, which can be seen in San Francisco, in the United States, the color (or colors) ‘Seed Colorstream’ has been applied, depending on the angle it is seen, it looks green, pink, purple, blue or turquoise. A real madness.In addition, the interior is not missing details and the same colors are found in the air ducts, for example. The seats were also decorated with purple and green stitching. It may not please a lot of people, but it does carry an important artisanal work worthy of admiration, and this can not be denied.What does not change is what exists under the body: it has the traditional 3.2-liter V8 twin-turbo engine and 675 horsepower, which accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds and reaches 200 km / h in 5.2 seconds.
2016 – McLAREN 675LT WHEELSANDMORE
Wheelsandmore recently unveiled its tuning program for the Mclaren 675LT. The German company of Baesweiler offers two types of wheels with different designs for the car.These are the 6Sporz wheels that measure 20 inches on the front axle and 21 inches on the rear sidewalks with tires in the 255/30 and 325/25 measures on the front and rear respectively. The other design option of the wheels called Fiwe, has exactly the same dimensions of the first and receives the same tires.The car also receives a body kit made of carbon fiber that provides a slight touch of customization. It also has a reprogramming on the ECU, in addition to receiving a new sports exhaust system. With this configuration the model starts to produce 720 hp and 750 Nm of torque in relation to the original 675 hp.
2016 – McLAREN P1 GTR F1 DECORATION
The second half of the Formula 1 season will begin this weekend with the celebration of the 2016 Belgium GP. And although things are not well for McLaren in the championship, the British brand did not want to miss the opportunity to present a McLaren P1 GTR decorated as the McLaren MP4 / 31 Formula 1, to commemorate the celebration of this race.Mclaren has not specified whether it is a creation of the MSO (McLaren Special Operations) for a specific customer or if we are simply facing a McLaren P1 GTR glued to the war colors of the competition model for promotion.The McLaren-Honda MP4 / 31, the racing car with Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button, combines the characteristic McLaren orange with shades of gray and black accents. The McLaren P1 GTR inspired by the MP4 / 31 adopts the main tones of the racing model and moreover, take advantage of the bodywork of this radical version for McLaren P1 circuits to create details that the brand lovers will fall in love with, such as inverted logos which can be seen on the hood.
2016 – McLAREN P1 GTR JAMES HUNT EDITION
We had already informed you that Mclaren had prepared a special edition of the P1 GTR for this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed which was held last weekend. Now some images of the model appear.The McLaren P1 GTR James Hunt Edition does not differ from the mechanically conventional P1 GTR, and is equipped with a 1,000-horsepower hybrid engine consisting of a 3.8-liter V8 3.8-liter engine and an electric block.The main difference is the color scheme, inspired by the helmet that the F1 driver used: black matte and red, with details in the body in yellow and blue. The car also comes with the number 11, exactly what Hunt has used throughout his career. James Hunt was an F1 champion in 1976, precisely riding for the British team.McLaren have chosen Brazilian F1 driver Bruno Senna to race with the P1 GTR at this year’s Goodwood climb.