McLaren has revealed all-new GT which is their fourth model in their Track25 business plan. Orders for the McLaren GT can be placed immediately but the deliveries will begin by the end of this year. Price of the McLaren GT will begin from $210,000 for US market, and UK buyers will have to shell out around £163,000. For this hefty price, buyers would end up getting twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine that is rated at 612 horsepower and 630 Nm of torque. Engine is mated with 7-speed SSG transmission and with help of active Launch Control, it can accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.1 seconds and takes 9.0 seconds to hit 0-124mph. Weight of McLaren GT is just 1530kg and also possess power-to-weight ratio of 399hp per tonne.
To emphasize it as long journey car, long and elegant exterior lines and muscular rear fenders are incorporated. Length of new GT is 4.7 meters which is longer than any other Sports or Super Series models from McLaren. 10-degree approach angle at the front (13-degree with lift engaged) gives it an aggressive stance. Since, underbody clearance is 4.3 inches, it helps McLaren GT usable on urban traffic roads. McLaren also claims that in lift mode, GT’s ground clearance is equal to that of a sedan. With respect to construction of McLaren GT, it features bespoke MonoCell II-T monocoque, with a carbon fiber rear upper structure. It allows for a luggage area below the tailgate of 14.8 cu.ft. It is a soft-close function as standard and can even be operated electrically. Suspension, steering and brakes are all bespoke and optimized to provide unforgettable driving experience of a Grand Tourer. Pirelli have developed bespoke P ZERO tires to fit with 21-inch alloy rear wheels.
For a luxurious supercar, McLaren GT have included every features o make long journey more comfortable. Its seats are electrically adjusted and heated seats are engineered for comfort. Cabin features most sophisticated infotainment system to date, aluminum switches and controls, gloss black surrounds for the screen, window switches, gear-selection console and air vents. There is also a 12-speaker Bowers & Wilkins premium audio system with carbon fiber sub-bass woofers and Kevlar mid-range drive units. Nappa leather trim comes as standard but buyers can also opt for softgrain luxury leather or Alcantara. By the end of this year, Cashmere will be available and will the first time to be used on any production vehicle. 7-inch infotainment system comes with HERE navigation mapping and real time traffic information. There is DAB digital radio, dual-zone climate control system that allows passengers and driver to control it automatically and independently. 12.3-inch TFT screen shows important vehicle information and graphic closely resembles to that of a aircraft.