2015 McLaren 675LT revealed a beautiful thing
Hardcore 650S-based supercar gets 666bhp twin-turbo V8 engine and 0-62mph in 2.9sec. Customer deliveries begin in July at a price estimated at £260,000.
McLAREN 675LT TECHNICAL STATISTICS
McLAREN 675LT PERFORMANCE
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) 2.9 seconds
0-200 km/h (0-124 mph) 7.9 seconds
Top speed 330 km/h (205 mph)
Power-to-weight 549PS per tonne
McLAREN 675LT ENGINE & POWERTRAIN
Engine configuration V8 Twin Turbo / 3799cc
Power 675PS (666 bhp) @ 7,100 rpm
Torque 700Nm (516 lb ft) @ 5,000-6,500 rpm
Transmission 7 speed SSG
McLAREN 675LT DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Dry weight 1,230kg
Weight distribution 42.5 / 57.5
Length 4,546 mm
Width 2,095 mm
Height 1,188 mm
The McLaren 675LT, a harder, lighter and more powerful version of the 650S, has been disclosed at the Geneva motor show in March
Hardcore 650S-based supercar gets 666bhp twin-turbo V8 engine and can reach 0-62mph in 2.9sec.
The 675LT developed on McLaren’s 650S, and offers drivers 666bhp from its twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8 engine. it’ll continue sale as a part of McLaren’s ‘Super’ series, for £260,000. The McLaren 675LT, a harder, lighter and more powerful version of the 650S, has been disclosed. The new model will create its world debut at the Geneva motor show in March. Client deliveries should begin in July.
The new model will create its world debut at the Geneva motor show in March. client deliveries should begin in July at a value expected to be around £260,000, some £65,000 over the 650S on that the automotive is predicated.
The coupé-only 675LT – ‘LT’ refers to its long-tail aerodynamic style, This was initially used on the 1997 F1 Longtail – sits on top of the 650S coupé and Spider in McLaren’s range of named ‘Super’ models. The P1 is within the ‘Ultimate’ range, and also the future smaller models expected to be disclosed at the NY motor show in two months are within the ‘Sports’ range.
The 675LT has a increased powerful and considerably changed 666bhp version of the 650S’s twin-turbo 3.8-litre V8.
McLaren says five hundredths of the components within the V8 engine are new, as well as new turbos, new camshafts and connecting rods, a faster-flowing fuel pump and delivery system, and detail changes to the cylinder heads and exhaust manifolds.
So intensive are the engine changes that the unit incorporates a new codename: M838TL. Power rises 25bhp over the 650S to 666bhp, with peak power at at 7100rpm. force is up from 500lb foot within the 650S to 516lb foot at 5500-6500rpm within the 675LT.
As with the 650S, the engine is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
Extensive use of carbonfibre for the bodywork and aerodynamic style and different light-weight parts within the engine, chassis and body provide the 675LT a dry weight of 1230kg, that is 100kg less than that of the 650S. As a result, the power-to-weight ratio is improved from the 650S’s 493bhp per metric ton to 541bhp per metric ton within the 675LT.
The combination of lighter weight and prodigious new engine outputs lead to a 0-62mph time for the rear-drive 675LT of two.9sec, some 0.1sec quicker than the 650S. however a larger improvement is had within the 0-124mph time, that is cut from eight.4sec to 7.9sec. The 675LT’s 205mph highest speed is 2mph less than the 650S’s attributable to the additional drag of the aerodynamic set-up.
The 675LT’s look is considerably altered and reprofiled from that of the 650S, sporting several aerodynamic features and an altogether additional aggressive vogue. The Longtail Airbrake is a key a part of the new style, being five hundredth larger than on the 650S.
The polycarbonate rear screen is another new feature, complete with additional louvres.
Also new at the rear are the carbonfibre wings and twin circular exhaust pipes made of titanium, that are exposed at the rear deck to boost cooling. They sit on top of a replacement bumper and rear diffuser that are each made of carbonfibre.
At the front, there’s a bigger carbonfibre splitter and new front bumper style geared toward up cooling and downforce, channelling the air to the rear of the automotive through many aerodynamic features.
McLaren has nevertheless to verify any chassis or dynamic changes to the 675LT over the 650S, expressing solely that it\’ll deliver “ultimate levels of driver engagement”. The super car is road legal however track optimised. In total, one-third of the components on the 675LT are new compared with the 650S.
The interior of the automotive has nevertheless to be disclosed, but McLaren has promised a driver-focused interior with P1-inspired lightweight carbonfibre bucket seats wrapped in Alcantara.
The 675LT will be offered in what McLaren calls five ‘By McLaren’ specifications, which are inspired by famous colours and liveries from its past. The McLaren 675LT five colours and themes on offer will be mirrored inside and out.