McLaren Automotive Company held at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 the world premiere of a new representative model line Super Series – 720S supercar, which replaced the machine with index McLaren 650S. The British automaker is not simply conducted an audit of its predecessor, and indeed built a new car, while in the McLaren 720S design No element from the other machines of the brand. Overall, the exterior design of the new coupe looks pretty controversial. The most doubtful teardrop-shaped front section, which houses the head optics, a strip of daytime running lights and air intakes. Questions is a bit boring and feed, where the shape of the curved lamps evokes associations with the most modest model 570S. The shape of the side air intake on the new McLaren 720S in the area of the front wing was similar to the decision in the laferrari hypercar, pleasantly pleased just open up the door of “butterfly wing”, the exciting section of translucent roof, which is integrated with the windshield and glass engine cover, forming a cap. It often happens that the first impression of the appearance of the new car turns out to be misleading. Maybe live supercar looks more impressive, but still seems a little strange that a completely new model of the renowned company – the flagship (excluding removed from production McLaren P1), does not cause the wah effect. Main feature of the cabin of the new McLaren 720S is an electronic instrument panel with rotary mechanism. It has two screens – are displayed on a large standard readings and in track mode, it turns to the driver’s side with a narrow display, which displays only the most important data, so as not to distract the attention of sitting behind the wheel. The center console with vertically oriented screen infotainment system is deployed slightly toward the driver, form a kind of cockpit. model interior is finished with high quality materials and looks the most ergonomic and luxurious in comparison with other models of the company.
The basis of the McLaren 720 S has laid down a new carbon monocoque Monocage II with carbon-fiber chassis and body panels all made from aluminum. Already based there are electro-hydraulic power steering, carbon-ceramic brakes, adaptive dampers and an upgraded mode control system electronics Proactive Chassis Control II, which is now a special drift mode. Compared with its predecessor, the vehicle weight was reduced by 18 kg – up to 1283, which resulted in one of the best indicators of the ratio of weight to power. The movement of the new McLaren 720S leads located behind the seats 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo power of 720 hp and 770 Nm of torque available at 5500 rev/min. This engine is a modified version of the same 3.8-liter “eight” (in which 41% of new components). Combined, he paired with a 7-band robotized transmission, transmit traction to the rear axle. From zero to hundreds 720S accelerates in 2.9 seconds, up to two hundred – in 7.8 seconds, up to three hundred -. For 21.4 seconds. Maximum speed coupe reaches 341 km per hour, to overcome distance of 402 meters is required car 10.3 sec., And a full stop from a speed of 200 and 100 km/h comes in 4.6 and 2.8 seconds, respectively (required for this exercise distance is not specified).
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Sales McLaren 720 S will begin in the summer of 2017 at a price of 208,600 pounds sterling in the UK. Before the year is planned to build 1 200 cars (to be increased to one and a half million in the next year of production volume). At the same time the first batch of 400 copies in a special version has already sold out. No wonder the company conducted a closed presentation of the model well before the official premiere.