2013 McLaren MP4-12C

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McLaren Automotive, rather than resting on its laurels, has instead announced a package of enhancements that will make the McLaren MP4-12C high performance sports car even more invigorating to drive yet even easier to live with.

Headlining the changes is a 25PS (25hp) power increase. It takes the maximum output of the mid mounted, twin turbocharged V8 engine to 625PS (616hp) to give yet more vivid acceleration at track speeds with no loss in efficiency. Modifications have been made by McLaren’s engineers to the 12C’s engine and SSG transmission increasing responsiveness. Ease of use, a phrase not often associated with cars of this type, is further improved through a host of detail changes while a wider variety of paint, leather and wheel options give customers yet more scope for personalisation.

The McLaren MP4-12C’s unique Intake Sound Generator (ISG) system, which controls the amount of engine intake sound heard in the cabin, is now programmable across three levels in all three Powertrain modes allowing the driver to select the amount of aural drama he or she wants to enjoy, whatever the road. But one aspect that hasn’t changed is the McLaren MP4-12C’s purposeful styling… apart from a subtle revision to the McLaren Speed Marque badge, that is.

Source: McLaren Press Release

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 3.8L V8 Twin Trubo
Weight: 1,434 kg / 3,161 lbs
Power: 441 kW / 591 hp / 600 PS
0-100 kph: 3.3 seconds
Torque: 600 Nm / 442 lb-ft
Top Speed: 330 kph / 205 mph

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