The next McLaren Longtail bows
Featuring increased power, reduced weight, optimized aerodynamics, absolute driver engagement and track-focused dynamics the limited availability McLaren 600LT ‘Longtail’ is only the fourth McLaren to have the ‘Longtail’ name.
The McLaren 600LT marks the beginning of the next chapter in the McLaren ‘Longtail’ (LT) story.
At the same time sets a new sportscar benchmark as the fastest, most powerful and most track-focused – yet road legal – Sports Series car McLaren has created.
Inspired by the renowned McLaren 675LT and its iconic ‘Longtail’ racing predecessor, the McLaren 600LT is built to excel on roads and race circuits alike.
The new addition to the LT family has all the physical hallmarks of a true McLaren ‘Longtail’, including a silhouette elongated by 2.9-in; it also has an extended front splitter, lengthened rear diffuser and fixed rear wing.
In total, more than 23 per cent of parts (by number) are different on a standard McLaren 600LT compared to a McLaren 570S Coupe.
The minimalist, track-focused interior has Carbon Fibre Racing Seats first seen on the McLaren P1, and lightweight Alcantara® trim material features extensively.
Super-Lightweight carbon fibre seats developed for the McLaren Senna are available in lieu of the standard seats if customers are looking for further weight savings.
To deliver the extreme performance appropriate for an LT, the McLaren 600LT is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-litre V8 engine with 592 hp and 457 lb/ft of torque.
Volume of the new McLaren LT will also be strictly limited.
Production of the 600LT Coupe will begin in October 2018 and last around 12 months, with build slots scheduled around existing Sports and Super Series models, as well as the sell-out Senna, Senna GTR and BP23.
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