McLaren MP4-12C

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Highlights include:

  • MP4-12C will be one of a series of high-performance roadgoing McLarens.
  • 0-200kph ‘in less than 10sec.
  • Top speed ‘over 320kph’, still not defined.
  • 3.8-litre twin-turbo ‘M838T’ V8 revs to 8500rpm.
  • Power: 592bhp @ 7000rpm , Torque: 442lb ft @ 3000rpm.
  • Price around $250,000, on sale early 2011.
  • The one-piece carbonfibre tub – weighing just 80kg – is a world-first on a road car.
  • Dimensions: 4507mm L, 1908mm W, 1199mm H.
  • 80% of peak torque available below 2000rpm.
  • CO2 emissions ‘below 300g/km.
  • Dry kerbweight ‘below 1300kg.
  • Brakes with forged aluminium hubs save 8kg –  weigh less than optional carbon ceramic brakes.

Source: Autoblog