Inspiration from McLaren F1
Recently, McLaren introduced its newest Ultimate Series Hyper GT model, the Speedtail. The McLaren Speedtail is quite an impressive car. With inspiration from the McLaren F1, this car has quite a few comparable features. It also has some features that shun previous records from the F1. Obviously, the F1 is a legendary car and will forever be remembered for being so. But, the Speedtail is the next generation of the F1. It truly is the best and fastest McLaren to date!
The McLaren Speedtail boasts a petrol-electric powertrain with 1,036 horsepower. This new Ultimate Series Hyper GT’s basis on the F1 led to a higher goal. At only 3,152.6 lbs., this car can reach 186 mph in only 12.8 seconds! Yes, you heard that right! Furthermore, this car can reach a top speed of 250 mph! This makes this car the fastest McLaren to date on acceleration and top speed. Lastly, on top of the power specs, this car has perfect symmetry, following the F1.
Additional Speedtail Facts & Info
FIRST LOOK: McLaren Speedtail | Top Gear – YouTube
Starting off with the McLaren F1 inspired interior, the McLaren Speedtail has a 3-seat config with a center driver position. This allows for quite the control and view in this car. On top of this, McLaren intends to make 106 unique cars, using different colors, materials, and textures. Not surprisingly, the materials are inspired by the non-auto world of high fashion. Basically, this includes highly luxurious clothing, Yacht materials, and furniture materials. Obviously, this will push McLaren into a field that will set records for being first. The goal was to provide materials not typically used in automobiles. Before this article ends, it should be mentioned that this car does remind somewhat of the Jaguar XJ220… just saying. Overall, the McLaren Speedtail is a record-breaking company car that is taking the manufacturer to the next level.
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Note #2: Secondly, check out an article on the McLaren 720S MSO Pacific & Track Themes!