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Car news | 05.10.2012 - 18:11

New 2013 McLaren MP4-12C

The new McLaren MP4-12C Spider is one of the highly awaited car models by a lot of car enthusiasts. Of course, one of the McLaren MP4-12c specs being watched for is no other than the M838T 3.8 liter twin turbo V-8.

The new McLaren MP4-12C Spider is one of the highly awaited car models by a lot of car enthusiasts. With the weight of over 3200 pounds and capable to speed from a full stop up to 60 in just a span of 2.9 seconds as well as topping the speed of 207 mph, it is definitely one of the supercars in the world that you should watch out for. You can find a number of McLaren MP4-12c review posts online and you will only hear remarks how wonderful the car is, along with the McLaren MP4-12c specs that are truly outstanding.

 

We will now discuss the McLaren MP4-12c specs that are truly amazing. It is the ideal dream car for every car enthusiast out there. The new McLaren MP4-12c Spider weighs simply 88 pounds more if compared to the coupe. The 165 pound passenger cell is made out of carbon fiber and no longer needs additional reinforcement. The only needed strengthening was given to the embedded steel structure in every buttress for the rollover protection.

 

With the retractable hardtop of the McLaren MP4-12c Spider, it is made out of fiber glass and reinforced plastic. It can be used while the car is moving at speeds at 19 mph or below. The window that is motorized is situated at the rear of the two occupants. It can be used as a windscreen if the roof is off and can be lowered while the top is used.

 

Of course, one of the McLaren MP4-12c specs being watched for is no other than the M838T 3.8 liter twin turbo V-8. The seven speed dual-clutch automatic was upgraded in order to support the increase in power. There is also a suspension that is height adjustable for jacking either steep driveways or end over speed bumps. It gives 1.6 inches of lift at the front while a 1.0 inch at the rear and can be operated at the speed of 37 mph during driving. Additionally, a new system is available where the driver can modify how much engine noise will enter the cabin.

 

The McLaren MP4-12c Spider will be available in two colors – Volcano Red and the new paint called Volcano Yellow. The diamond-cut finish for the wheels can be an option to choose from. The painted interior and machined spokes can be designed with semi-aniline perforated leather, depending on your choice. The new McLaren MP4-12c is equipped with two soft duffel bags that have the size to fit the space under the rear tonneau in case the roof is raised.

 

For those who have the money to splurge on this supercar, the McLaren MP4-12c price starts from $268,250. It is indeed a costly price yet the car has all the great features every car enthusiast is looking for.

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