McLaren 675LT Spider sells out in less than two weeks
The McLaren 675LT Spider sold out in less than two weeks after being officially announced on 3 December.
According to a report by Autoblog, McLaren spokesman Wayne Bruce confirmed that the company sold out its entire production run of 500 units.
The 675LT Spider, which costs £285,450, is the fifth new model debuted by McLaren Automotive this year. It is the convertible version of the 675LT coupe, making it the second vehicle to receive the much esteemed LT badge.
LT is McLaren’s ultra high-performance brand, re-establishing the McLaren ‘Longtail’ heritage.
The British carmaker said that it decided to make the new model in direct response to significant customer demand.
The car features McLaren’s signature 3.8-litre twin turbo V8 powertrain engine, delivering 675PS (666bhp) and 7,100rpm and 700Nm (516lb ft), 10-spoke Ultra-Lightweight forged alloy wheels – 19-inch at the front, 20-inch at the rear – and a three-piece folding hardtop which can be operated at speeds of up to 19mph.
The McLaren 675LT boasts an impressive 0-100kmh (0-62mph) time of just 2.9 seconds, and 200kmh (124mph) is achieved in 8.1 seconds.
Specs of the McLaren 675LT Spider:
|Performance||Engine and powertrain||Dimensions and weight|
|0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 2.9 seconds||Engine Configuration: V8 Twin Turbo / 3799cc||Dry weight: 1,270kg|
|0-200 km/h (0-124 mph): 8.1 seconds||Power: 675PS (666 bhp) @ 7,100 rpm||Weight distribution: 42 / 58|
|Top speed: 326 km/h (203 mph)||Torque: 700Nm (516 lb ft) @ 5,000-6,500 rpm||Length: 4,546 mm|
|Power-to-weight: 532PS per tonne||Transmission: 7 Speed SSG||Width: 2,095 mm|
|CO2: 275g/km||Height: 1,192 mm|
To celebrate the success McLaren released a video of ex-Formula One driver Bruno Senna taking the 675LT Spider for a spin: