Image of McLaren MP4-12C Spider

McLaren MP4-12C Spider specs

Price in Europe €231,650 - €296,270
Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1512-1514 kg (3333-3338 lbs)
Dimensions 4.35 m (171 in) long, 2.02 m (79 in) wide
Wheelbase 2.58 m (101 in)
Introduced 2012
Origin country United Kingdom
Gas mileage 30.5-16.2 l/100 km (8-15 mpg US / 9-17 mpg UK)
Views 26.2k
Submitted by Jeff B

Acceleration

0 - 40 kph1.3 s
0 - 50 kph1.4 s
0 - 60 kph1.8 s
0 - 80 kph2.6 s
0 - 100 kph3.0 s
0 - 120 kph4.1 s
0 - 130 kph4.5 s
0 - 140 kph5.1 s
0 - 160 kph6.1 s
0 - 180 kph7.7 s
0 - 200 kph8.7 s
0 - 230 kph12.3 s
0 - 260 kph17.0 s
1000 m19.4 s
0 - 60 mph3.0 s
0 - 100 mph6.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile7.4 s @ 111.2 mph
1/4 mile10.7 s @ 134.2 mph
Est. 1/2 mile17.7 s @ 163.4 mph
Est. 1 mile28.5 s @ 182.7 mph
McLaren MP4-12C Spider acceleration graph

General performance

Top speed335 kph (208 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 010.2 s @ 712 ft
Est. max acceleration0.97 g (10 m/s²)
18m slalom71.7 kph (44.6 mph)
Est. emissions422 g/km
100 kph - 032 m (106 ft)
200 kph - 0128 m (421 ft)

Powertrain specs

Engine type Twin Turbo V8
Displacement 3.8 l (232 ci)
Power 625 ps (616 bhp / 459 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) @ 3000 rpm
Power / liter 164 ps (162 hp)
Power / weight 413 ps (407 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 397 Nm (292 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 27 PS per l/100 km
Power / €5000 12 ps
Transmission 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

More 0-60 and 1/4 mile times

Rolling acceleration

80 - 120 kph (4)2.6 s
80 - 120 kph (5)3.8 s
80 - 120 kph (6)6.8 s
80 - 120 kph (7)20.0 s
80 - 160 kph (4)5.2 s
80 - 160 kph (5)7.5 s
80 - 160 kph (6)11.8 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph2.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph6.0 s
User avatar
User avatar

fakekillerfour  5y ago

Change the mp4-12c spider curb weight to 1512kg.
autobild
http://www.germancarforum.com/attachments/dca150f08f33e7e96b982fe645162d91-jpg.294065/


User avatar

BR2+  6y ago

IMO, Very few company's can pull of an open top version of the car that looks good or better with the roof off....And McLaren isn't one I'd them...


User avatar

saxy  6y ago

maybe there might have been a tail wind... or maybe Mclaren are deliberately claiming lower top speed figures


User avatar

fakekillerfour  6y ago

Max speed: 343 km/h (GPS)

sport auto - https://youtu.be/dg8Vn3Yso-U


User avatar

DeDe  8y ago

0-130 kph: 4,5 s
0-160 kph: 6,1 s
400 m: 10,7 s
1 km: 19,4 s
Vmax.: 335 kph
Vairano: 1:12.92 min

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dedethecollector/sets/72157635164198631/


User avatar

Fangio Man  8y ago

I could imagine McLaren to built a MP4 12C without roof, like SLR Stirling Moss or Aston Martin CC100 Speedster.

And if it looks like I imagine, it looks great! :)


User avatar

Flabernat  9y ago

Normally I'm not a fan of convertibles, but this one looks tight, I like it.


User avatar

Mental  9y ago

Very impressive. The MP4-12C Spider is just slightly slower at the track than the coupe brother, and still remains to be a top-performer. Certainly, this is one of the best topless car ever.



User avatar

Guest  9y ago

@ Guest
Probably better conditions + 25-more-hp. .

mmhh very strange ....
I read the driver is Davide Fugazza and not the historical test driver M. Giani may be this could partially explain the results.


User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

@ Guest
Probably better conditions + 25-more-hp.


User avatar

Guest  9y ago

2s faster the the coupe ??.
Something is missing to me ...


User avatar

ddd  9y ago

This Mclaren is an Insanly fast car.

It is realy weird that Ferrari hasnt made a lifting of 458 Italia...

458 is still an amazing car in every aspect Mp4-12c has atm 625 Hp and new 911 Turbo S is coming :) :)...And 458 is still the same as it was in 2009.




User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

Hockenheimring Short: 1:09.2 min
400 m: 10,9 s (215 kph)

Source: AMuS 13/2013


User avatar

RS  9y ago

Have seen spider and coupe together and for first time ever, IMO, someone has made a spider look better than the coupe. Everyone I know who has actually seen both agree. The thing is stunning.


User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

AutoZeitung-numbers:
0-100 kph: 3,0 s
0-200 kph: 8,7 s
Hockenheimring GP: 1:54.1 min


User avatar

aaaa  9y ago

@supercharger, I agree 100% I have never ever seen a convertible that looks better than it's fixed head counterpart, I've always felt that with convertibles, that you're missing part of the car.


User avatar

supercharger  9y ago

when supercars like this are made in to a convertible it just ruins the way it looks the smooth shape off the car just gets ruined when they turn them in to a convertible

the coupe version off supercars are always better looking in my opinion they have a smoother shape


User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

0-100 kph: 3,07 s
0-200 kph: 9,4 s
Corsa-tyres

AutoBild Sportscars 06/2013


User avatar

Georg  9y ago

damn impressive time and excellent driving


User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

Sachsenring: 1:33.69 min
(probably on Corsa tyres)

 


User avatar

Fangio Man  9y ago

I saw a MP4 coupe last week in Munich.
It looked so cool and sounded great!

But in my opinion the Spyder version looks even better.


User avatar

Shaggy  9y ago

McLaren MP4-12C Spider, gorgeous car, looks like a blast to drive!


User avatar

Viking  9y ago

@BR2' so far I have only seen the coupe version in person, but I watched the Car and Driver video of the Spider and I thought it looked fine. I like the big side intakes on the McLaren a lot. And the rear is wide and low, and pleasant.


User avatar

BR2'  9y ago

....I think they ruined it making it an open top car, it doesnt have that nice shape any more. Doesnt look right as a drop top, I was never a Huge fan of the MP4, I Ofcourse wouldnt call it stunning, evin in real life fomr, but good looking i would. I just wish the car looked, more "Complete"


User avatar

Viking  9y ago

Absolutely stunning car. I have only seen the coupe version in person so far (also stunningly beautiful). I am glad that they haven't messed up the styling. A beautiful mid-engined spider.


User avatar

DeDe  9y ago

0-200 kph: 9,0 s
Quarter mile: 10,8 s (134mph)

http://media.mclarenautomotive.com/model/6/EN/doc/38/#tabs-2


User avatar

BR2  10y ago

You can have those options painted if u wanted