First McLaren

First McLaren

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Mark Stevens

92 posts

134 months

Friday 19th July
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Sarnie said:
I'd be up for this too.......only about 10 miles away from me!
I’m up for this, in my Maserati as the 650 is now gone.

RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Sunday 21st July
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Just back from what I would say was my first proper drive on my 600LT, on a known route, with more familiarity with the car.

W o w.

Exhaust sound on the cabin is a constant thing, the burble is always there, even at idle. Driving in Sport P, Sport H and Manual atm, as doing running in.

Managed to try a tunnel with side window slighlty lowered, not pushing really hard but dropped a gear and accelerated to 5.5k rpm and sound was insane, had a big smile!

Today C&M are doing a Nissan GT-R event, imagine they were over crowded.

Honestly atm I want to enjoy the car w/o any distractions, so apol's if I haven't proposed any meeting there...






RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Sunday 4th August
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Is there a specific 600LT owner's manual I can download online? I can only find the one for 570S.

RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Thursday 8th August
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Is there a topic dedicated on 600LT or shall I start one?

Ingenere

119 posts

93 months

Monday 12th August
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McLaren is on quite the roll with their road cars. You can't really go wrong. As far as what is incrementally quicker over a few 10ths, is really just good for bragging rights down the pub or cat coffee with your friends. In the real world, they all are more than fast enough. I honestly have a hard time getting into full throttle on the street. At the track I have yet to come across anything that I can't run away from.

I ran across an app called 'Dragy'. It allows one to record acceleration times on your own car. I have yet to get it to work on my phone, but the app is searchable for others. The Macs and particularly the 570 numbers were very telling. Mac underestimates performance.




RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Monday 12th August
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Your track pack is veeery nice, there was an exact same spec on sale many months ago but decided to go for a 600LT.


Nomal

243 posts

55 months

Monday 12th August
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RBT0 said:
Your track pack is veeery nice, there was an exact same spec on sale many months ago but decided to go for a 600LT.

McBrum ?? Collected this on Friday,


RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Monday 12th August
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Yep!

Nice one, MSO wing?

Nomal

243 posts

55 months

Tuesday 13th August
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RBT0 said:
Yep!

Nice one, MSO wing?
Yes , its the new Hi downforce kit, going over over to the Supercar cafe at Porshe Sutton Coldfield next month a few Mac owners from the FB page are going 14th September if you fancy bringing the LT.

RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Tuesday 13th August
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Great, where can I find details, is it for every supercar? Sounds a good idea.

Nomal

243 posts

55 months

Wednesday 14th August
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RBT0 said:
Great, where can I find details, is it for every supercar? Sounds a good idea.
Just need to register here, a few of us may arrive on convoy so can let you know nearer the time. Its for all Supercar makes.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supercar-car-cafe-s...

39sl

127 posts

68 months

Wednesday 14th August
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Nomal said:
RBT0 said:
Great, where can I find details, is it for every supercar? Sounds a good idea.
Just need to register here, a few of us may arrive on convoy so can let you know nearer the time. Its for all Supercar makes.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supercar-car-cafe-s...
I've just registered to attend...only 30 minutes away from me so as long as it stays dry, it should be a good Saturday morning outing

Nomal

243 posts

55 months

Wednesday 14th August
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39sl said:
Nomal said:
RBT0 said:
Great, where can I find details, is it for every supercar? Sounds a good idea.
Just need to register here, a few of us may arrive on convoy so can let you know nearer the time. Its for all Supercar makes.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/supercar-car-cafe-s...
I've just registered to attend...only 30 minutes away from me so as long as it stays dry, it should be a good Saturday morning outing
Great ,I know there is at least another 3 macs as well as me so hopefully be a good turnout !!

davek_964

5,780 posts

119 months

Wednesday 14th August
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Hmm - I'll have my 650 Spider by then. Might register myself.

12pack

833 posts

112 months

Wednesday 14th August
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davek_964 said:
Hmm - I'll have my 650 Spider by then. Might register myself.
Sorry if I missed this in another thread - but Congrats! Great choice and welcome to the club.

RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Wednesday 14th August
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Great, just registered, will be there if no rain.

Thinking of going through Kenilworth north to the venue, motorway is too boring.

Anybody through the same route? Happy to meet midway for a convoy?

davek_964

5,780 posts

119 months

Thursday
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I registered yesterday. Probably can't avoid motorways since I'll be heading up from Surrey - and it will mean a fairly early start even using the motorway.

Nomal

243 posts

55 months

Thursday
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RBT0 said:
Great, just registered, will be there if no rain.

Thinking of going through Kenilworth north to the venue, motorway is too boring.

Anybody through the same route? Happy to meet midway for a convoy?
I live 4 miles from Kenilworth so we can meet up .

ben5575

2,017 posts

165 months

Thursday
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Nomal said:
McBrum ?? Collected this on Friday,

Crikey, that's a thing. Good effort thumbup

RBT0

959 posts

63 months

Thursday
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Nomal said:
I live 4 miles from Kenilworth so we can meet up .
That’s a deal then. Anybody joining from Kenilworth?