McLaren Automotive has announced the launch of McLaren Automotive Inc. The company headquarters will be located in New York City with operations including sales, marketing, aftersales and retailer development for North America. In addition, the first six of ten initial retailer candidates have been identified in preparation for the launch of the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C which goes on sale in U.S. and Canada beginning summer 2011.
These are McLaren Beverly Hills: The Auto Gallery, McLaren Chicago: Lake Forest Sportscars, McLaren Dallas: Park Place, McLaren Greenwich: Miller Motorcars, McLaren San Francisco: Price Family Dealerships and McLaren Tampa Bay: Dew Luxury Motor Cars.
Additional locations where McLaren intends to appoint retailers in North America include Miami, Orange County, Philadelphia, and Toronto. These candidates will be announced soon. Customers that are interested in purchasing a 12C should work with their local retailer. The first vehicle deliveries are anticipated for summer 2011 in North America.
The initial North American retailers will begin selling the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C with a base MSRP within a range of between $225,000 and $250,000. The pricing is expected to be announced in September 2010.