McLaren MP4-12C Enters Production

McLaren’s new MP4-12C supercar has entered the official production at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking. The Chassis numer 01 has started his path through the production facility.

Up to a thousand MP4-12Cs will be build in 2011. The production will switch to its bespoke new £ 40 million McLaren Production Centre in May.

Just a small recap. The sports car is powerd by a twin-turbocharged 3.8 liter V8 engine that will rev to 8,500rpm, with its maximum 592bhp output arriving at 7,000rpm. The peak 442lb-ft of torque is available from 3,000rpm, although 80 per cent is available between 2,000-6,500rpm. McLaren says the car will travel from 0-124mph in less than ten seconds, and stop from 124mph in less than five seconds.

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  1. MP4-12C pulls +1.8g vs 458 that pulls 1.35 g Porsche GT RS 1.5 g laptimes around +3 seconds faster than a Enzo or 458 at Topgears track wwith latest tyres from Michelin (011). According to who you might wonder? Dealers meeting in August month in London. Good luck Ferrari you are going to need it:)


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