Geneva: McLaren 650S is not your average middle child

McLaren 650S

The all-new McLaren 650S is making its car present debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Demonstrate nowadays, and we’;ve just had a suitable first look at the British exotic’;s new midrange model.

Boasting McLaren’;s familiar 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged V8, the 650S packs 641 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque, permitting it to hit 60 in a brisk 3 seconds, putting it firmly amongst the wildly rapid P1 and the normal MP4-12C. The 650S’; general appear sits in between McLaren’;s other 2 offerings, as nicely. The front bears a sturdy resemblance to the P1, although the rear is considerably a lot more aligned with the 12C.

We have got a full gallery of dwell photos from the floor of the 2014 Geneva Motor Demonstrate up leading. You can also hop back to our unique publish on the 650S for the full roundup of information.

Feb 27, 2014

– New McLaren 650S Coupe can accelerate -200km/h (-124mph) in just 74 seconds
– More rapidly than rival ‘stripped out’; street racers, nevertheless offers far superior comfort, refinement and gear
– Obtainable in Coupe and Spider variants from launch

As the 1st illustration of the McLaren 650S rolled off the line at the state-of-the-ar2rk McLaren Production Centre in Woking, McLaren Automotive has released efficiency numbers and confirmed pricing ahead of the global debut at the 84th International Geneva Motor Show.

The latest addition to the McLaren assortment accelerates to 100km/h (62mph) from rest in just 3. seconds, and can reach 200km/h (124mph) in just 74 seconds. The standing quarter mile (400m) requires 10.5 seconds, and prime pace is 333 km/h (207 mph). This performance puts the latest model from McLaren a full second quicker than the iconic McLaren F1 road car to 200 km/h, and .6 sec more rapidly in excess of the standing quarter mile, underlining its overall performance target. This represents a sprint time to 200 km/h more than half a second quicker than the quick 12C, which continues in manufacturing.

Optimised aerodynamics guarantee that the functionality of the McLaren 650S is available and increases driver engagement. Enhanced dealing with, large-speed stability and steering flip-in end result from enhanced ranges of downforce. ‘Driving pleasure is at the absolute heart of the McLaren 650S,’; explains Mike Flewitt, Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Automotive. ‘Of program the functionality figures are crucial, and they support boost excitement. But they’;re only component of the story. This is a vehicle that’;s about feel as effectively as measurement.’;

Regardless of these amazing efficiency figures, a lot more akin to a stripped out street racer, the McLaren 650S boasts a high level of luxury specification. Carbon ceramic brakes sit behind exclusive ‘650’; light-weight alloy wheels shod with Pirelli P Zero™ Corsa tyres, IRIS satellite navigation with Bluetooth telephony, DAB digital radio in Europe (SIRIUS satellite radio in North America), wireless tethering, audio streaming and voice control are all fitted as normal, and the cabin is trimmed in Alcantara. Enhanced levels of optional specification are also presented, such as fixed-back carbon racing seats, based on the lightweight design discovered in the McLaren P1™, an electric steering column adjustment assists ingress and egress, a rear parking camera and extended carbon fibre throughout the interior.

The ‘no compromise’; McLaren 650S also performs efficiently, returning 24.2 mpg (eleven.6 l/25 km) on the EU combined cycle, and a CO2 figure of 275 g/km generating it a single of the most efficient designs in class. This is testament to the drive by McLaren for continued improvement and class-major efficiency.

‘The McLaren 650S represents 50 years of road and racing car know-how,’; remarks Mike Flewitt. ‘Everything we have learnt from the 12C and the McLaren P1™ has gone into this automobile, producing a auto with the widest breadth of abilities of any production supercar. It is also a new benchmark in pure driving excitement.’;

The McLaren 650S Coupe and Spider make their international debuts on Stand 1240, Hall 1 at twelve.00 CET (11.00 GMT) on Tuesday, 4 March 2014 at the 84th Global Geneva Motor Display.

TECHNICAL AND Performance Data

Drivetrain Layout Longitudinal Mid-Engine, RWD Track, F/R (mm) 1656 / 1583
Engine Configuration V8 Twin Turbo / 3799cc Length (mm) 4512
PS / rpm
650 / 7250 Width (mm) 2093
Torque Nm / rpm 678 / 6000 Height (mm) 1199
Transmission 6 Velocity SSG Dry Fat (kg / lbs) 1330 / 2932
Entire body Framework Carbon Fibre MonoCell with Aluminium Front and Rear Frames Lively Aerodynamics McLaren Airbrake
Wheelbase (mm) 2670 Suspension ProActive Chassis Management
Brakes Carbon Ceramic Discs with Forged Aluminium Hubs (F 394mm/R 380mm) ProActive Chassis Manage modes Standard / Sport / Track
Tyres (F/R) Pirelli P Zero Corsa 235/35 R19 /
Pirelli P Zero Corsa 305/thirty R20
Powertrain Modes Winter / Standard / Sport / Track
Wheel Sizes (F/R) 19″ x 8.5”J / 20″ x eleven” J

Overall performance Information

Efficiency CO2 275 g/km
Fuel consumption (combined) 24.2 mpg
Electrical power to weight (with light-weight options) 500 PS (493 bhp) /tonne
CO2/energy .42 g/km per PS
Velocity Greatest speed (650S Spider) 333 km/h (207 mph)
Acceleration -100 kph (62 mph) 3. s*
-200 kph (124 mph) 8.4 s*
-300 kph (186 mph) 25.4 s*
-400 m / ¼ mile 8.5 @ 224 km/h (139 mph)*
Braking Braking 100- km/h 30.5 m (100 ft)
200- km/h 123 m (404 ft)
300- km/h 271 m (889 ft)

*with common-match Pirelli P Zero™ Corsa tyre
All figures apply to a European specification McLaren 6505 Coupé

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