According to German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, the upcoming 2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider will get a fully retractable hard top roof made from carbon fiber. This news follows after the release of the first spyshots in November of last year.
The mechanicals should remain the same as the coupe’s. So you’ll find a 592bhp twin-turbocharged 3.8 liter V8 engine perfectly fitted behind the cabin. A seven-speed twin-clutch Seamless Shift Gearbox (SSG) is to be the only transmission offered with shifting controlled via paddles mounted behind the steering wheel.