59 McLaren 720S Preview

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Recently some prospective customers were invited for a Mclaren 720S preview and the comments were fairly interesting and telling.

Just went to McLaren 720S launch at MTC. Was conducted in a mind blowing minimalist auditorium, the car is STUPENDOUS. Totally new carbon monocoque.

Design - totally new, eradicated side vents, glass roof with centre carbon support (visible). New interior also moves game on totally. Overall like a baby Pagani, all mauled look has gone. All plastic interior gone - aluminium. All LCD, screen folds away.

Performance - quicker than LT, 0/200 in less than 7.5 seconds. Fastest gear change of any production car.

Fraction above 488 money.

Ferrari will not know what to make of this car, its that big a step up.

I am a massive Ferrari fan. This car will be a wake up call.

Don't all start waffling on about depreciation etc, just celebrate innovation and guts to do this in 6 years !

By sroser, 3 weeks ago   24.9k

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Art0  4d  

You are absolutely right saxy. It was my typing mistake, sorry for that. On the other hand - for some of us :) - difference of 0.1-0.5 is difficult to recognise without test instruments.


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saxy  4d  

Article clearly says 4.6s. 4.5 for the P1.

I feel bad for the depreciation of previous Mclaren a but on the other hand it just makes this generation of supercars grow faster and more affordable for the all. It's a win win really


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Art0  4d  

There is a teaser released by McLaren on autoexpress web page, with camo version

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/mclaren/650s/97383/mclaren-super-series-720s-first-video-of-new-supercar-in-action

124mph-0 in 4.5 sec


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sroser  1w  

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Chanante  2w  

More info:

V8 4L
0 to 124 mph (200km/h) in 7.8s
1/4 mile in 10.3s

http://www.carscoops.com/2017/02/mclaren-confirms-new-40lt-engine-for.html


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sroser  2w  

It's a bit late for spying 4 weeks before the reveal.


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FastestLaps  3w  

Ferrari spy confirmed. #AlexJones


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sroser  3w  

Yeah, I just don't give enough of a shit either way to have an argument over it. Problem is, all I have to do is type 'McLaren 720S' into Google images to find it in other places.

The guy with tattoos on his arms is a member of fchat apparently.


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FastestLaps  3w  

Sure, McLaren probably couldn't do s**t to us if that picture was still up there, but it's not about us - it's about not causing unnecessary pain for the guy who took that picture.

I suspect McLaren had CCTV in that room where they showed the car and it was dead easy to pinpoint who was standing where at the time those pictures where taken (and who took them).


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BR2+  3w  

Bring back that old photo, You have every right to put it up, Dont give in!


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sroser  3w  

Perhaps this is a suitable replacement photo, since it's in public and seems to show a blown rear wing.

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sroser  3w  

Now they only have to remove it from another 9,999,999 forums, blogs and billboards.


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BR2+  3w  

I object! fk all that keep the image!!


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FastestLaps  3w  

Removed the image. McLaren don't like leaks. Who can blame them lol


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sroser  3w  

I've sent him an e-mail requesting they be removed too.


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TeamMcLaren  3w  

Thank you - I'll message them. Appreciated.


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sroser  3w  

I would not object but you will need to speak to user FastestLaps (riils@yahoo.com) because I have no ability to remove or edit the above article after I've posted it. I know, daft huh, but that's how it works. I don't think he will have a problem though.

Sorry for any bother.

PS: But it's fairly well proliferated now though.


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TeamMcLaren  3w  

They were removed from McLaren Life, yes. And you're also correct in assuming that there is an enquiry and I would recommend, if you'd be so kind, to remove these pics. It would be appreciated. Would you object?


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sroser  3w  

I got them from McLarenLife if that's your question. What's the issue?

Ha, the original post has been deleted but someone quoted it.

http://www.mclarenlife.com/forums/mclaren-projects-p13-p15/41866-p14-what-looks-like-32.html#post1301130

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Original source has also been taken down.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQEq8nwFVc9/

I'm getting the feeling someone got bollocked for this leak.


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TeamEdition  3w  

sroser - please can you contact me on the following email address about the use of these two pics (the white 720S) shown on this article.
team_edition2000@yahoo.co.uk