RE: 620hp McLaren GT officially unveiled

RE: 620hp McLaren GT officially unveiled

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Galsia

1,928 posts

131 months

Wednesday 15th May
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It looks the same as everything else in their current lineup. laugh

RedXYC

16 posts

100 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Now that looks great! It looks quite different from the other McLarens, as if it sets the tone for the next phase of the McLaren Automotive journey. I'm not a fan of long front overhangs (e.g. Peugeot 407) but it works quite well for this car. If I ever had the money I would get this GT over a 911 or AMG (second hand of course).

vz-r_dave

3,353 posts

159 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Umm what happened to the 3 seat layout? I thought an unwritten rule was that GT's had more than 2 seats?

Johnny42

173 posts

60 months

Wednesday 15th May
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The Vambo said:
Johnny42 said:
If you could point out which Mac isn't the 2 seat mid engined V8 turbo with carbon tub, I'd appreciate it!
Thatta one.

I'd forgotten about that! Partly because there will be only 106 of them at £2.1M each.

MDL111

3,451 posts

118 months

Wednesday 15th May
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I quite like the design but unfortunately it does not really offer much in terms of luggage space etc from what I can tell (or space for my dog other than the passenger seat)
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cookie1600

1,129 posts

102 months

Wednesday 15th May
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matrignano said:
It may have 500L+ of luggage space, but it's an awkward layout that won't fit a medium/large sized trolley, which is what most people will use on a 1-2 week touring holiday.

If you have to buy loads of small soft bags and stuff them everywhere strategically, it kind of defeats the get-up-and-go purpose of a GT.
Ahhh, you missed the USP add-ons for McLaren!

They will of course sell you a range of specially crafted Nappa and Alcantara, McLaren branded luggage that will fill each of those tiny odd shaped spaces, enablling you to get in a second set of undies and a toothbrush to tour Europe. The MSO bespoke luggage option will be eleventy thousand pounds, probably.

Anyway, I bet most owners will have everything sent ahead in the Range Rover and their valet will lay it out in their hotel room beforehand.

Matty3

197 posts

25 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Very, very nice McLaren, well done - look forward to seeing one soon smile

Rameez-v57b3

7 posts

10 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Looks nice but looks more like a 570gt facelft as opossed to a new model and exclusive grand tourer.

I'm quite the Mclaren enthusiast but the designs seems to be more of a 570/720 bundled together albewith more room. Certainly not looking forward to further models if the designers don't radically change the lineup and shape.

Olivera

3,337 posts

180 months

Wednesday 15th May
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chris_at_mac said:
Get a used 12C (for example mine...) and save the rest of the money, and you enjoy the wonderful hydraulic suspension of the super series.
For comfort perhaps, but many of the reviewers of the original 12C thought the hydraulic suspension was pants from a driver feedback perspective.

Water Fairy

2,846 posts

96 months

Wednesday 15th May
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I personally struggle to identify with each model they make but in isolation each one looks nice. I hope this one comes with 4wd or at least snow chains or those skis are gonna be useless!

Greg the Fish

458 posts

7 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Remember The Beast from the East?

This is how any new Maclaren leaves me feeling

Tri_Doc

491 posts

75 months

Wednesday 15th May
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With some MSO bespoke rear fitted luggage that 420L of luggage space would be very useful.

The Vambo

3,215 posts

82 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Johnny42 said:
The Vambo said:
Johnny42 said:
If you could point out which Mac isn't the 2 seat mid engined V8 turbo with carbon tub, I'd appreciate it!
Thatta one.

I'd forgotten about that! Partly because there will be only 106 of them at £2.1M each.
laugh You researched that to see if I was correct

J4CKO

27,237 posts

141 months

Wednesday 15th May
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I really quite like that, its got an subtle elegance about it, I know its McLaren serving up broadly the same stuff in a different box as is their MO but I like the toned down look, love the wheels and that copper colour works well in those images.

Still I did see a Purple 720s a few weeks back and not many cars stop me in my tracks like that did.

housen

1,548 posts

133 months

C7 JFW

974 posts

160 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Finally, a good looking car to follow the P1 - Well done McLaren.

And to think, you can take bags too! That's the kind of car people could use to do things in - miraculous idea.

At last. I look forward to test driving one at some point.

LotusOmega375D

4,183 posts

94 months

Wednesday 15th May
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I haven't felt the need to cross the continent by car since the 1990s. Easyjet and Ryanair saw to that.

wab172uk

1,298 posts

168 months

Wednesday 15th May
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Don't like that at all. So basically it's a 720S with worse looks and a boot.

I'll take a 812 Superfast

J4CKO

27,237 posts

141 months

Wednesday 15th May
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LotusOmega375D said:
I haven't felt the need to cross the continent by car since the 1990s. Easyjet and Ryanair saw to that.
Hmm, driving a Mclaren or be herded and crammed onto massive pressurized tube of seething resentment, farts and desperation ?

housen

1,548 posts

133 months

Wednesday 15th May
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LotusOmega375D said:
I haven't felt the need to cross the continent by car since the 1990s. Easyjet and Ryanair saw to that.
hmm ryanair or the rolling hills and mountains from italy to the coast in the south of france in a mclaren


yeah ryanair killed that