As the brand new McLaren 600LT Spider enters manufacturing, McLaren Particular Operations (MSO) is aiming to encourage potential house owners on the 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present with a specifically curated design, a bespoke remedy in a tribute to the automotive’s 675LT predecessor. The Geneva Motor Present automotive has been designed by MSO to reveal how the convertible can get a a very particular person look that accentuates all of the design components that distinguish a Longtail from different Sports activities Collection variants. With all 600LTs hand-assembled and accessible just for a restricted time, MSO is offering house owners with the chance to fee a automotive that can stay not simply uncommon however distinctive.
The McLaren 600LT Spider by MSO combines colors, finishes and supplies that add a little bit of drama to the 600LT’s aerodynamically-optimised physique. The automotive seems to be strikingly good within the Dove Gray physique with flashes of Napier Inexperienced outlining key design components of the Longtail idea, from the extra pronounced entrance splitter to the bigger rear diffuser. The selection of Napier Inexperienced offers a hyperlink again to the 600LT’s predecessor, the 675LT, for which Napier Inexperienced was one of many authentic hues. It has been accessible solely as an MSO Bespoke color since then.
In a primary for McLaren street automobiles, the Napier Inexperienced accents are utilized utilizing a brand new method that sees the paint utilized onto a light-weight and versatile movie which ensures a premium high quality bespoke color match. The movie has beforehand been used on McLaren 720S GT3 and 570S GT4 race automobiles and this software typifies MSO’s dedication to new and revolutionary strategies. The contrast-colour movie will likely be accessible as a bespoke possibility sooner or later.
For the 600LT Spider, the movie is utilized to the splitter, sills and door inserts in addition to the rear diffuser, the place the 4 outer vertical ribs create a extremely distinctive look. The automotive options the complete suite of carbon fibre choices, together with the MSO Outlined Visible Carbon Fibre Entrance Fender Louvres, the ‘gills’ which have quickly change into one of the crucial in style choices for the 600LT. In one other homage to the 675LT, all of the Visible Carbon Fibre exterior components function a satin end. The retractable hard-top is MSO Bespoke Carbon Black whereas the 10-spoke Extremely Light-weight solid alloy wheels have a gloss black end.
Napier Inexperienced is the MSO Bespoke alternative for the brake calipers and this offers the inspiration for contrasting stitching and the 12 o’clock mark on the steering wheel contained in the cabin. Distinctive amongst Sports activities Collection fashions, the 600LT can be optionally geared up with super-lightweight carbon fibre racing seats, initially developed for the McLaren Senna.
MSO Bespoke additions on present embrace 600LT headrest embroidery, Alcantara headlining and steering wheel and a spread of MSO ‘shock and delight’ options for house owners to seek out. These embrace an accelerator pedal etched with 600LT branding and an MSO dedication plaque.
As well as, the automotive has been geared up with lots of the hottest options from throughout the Sports activities Collection vary together with carbon fibre inside improve with inside elements, door inserts and tunnel sides trimmed within the materials, and McLaren Observe Telemetry (MTT) with lap time operate and three cameras.
Like all Longtail, the 600LT Spider by MSO has been honed for monitor driving with elevated energy, decreased weight and optimised aerodynamics for absolute driver engagement, attributes inherited with out compromise from the 600LT Coupe.
Beneath the hood is a three.Eight-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing 592 bhp. Zero-100 kmph is finished in simply 2.9 seconds and a prime velocity is rated at 324kmph with the retractable hard-top in place.