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McLaren Pulls Wraps Off New 720S in Geneva

New coupe sprints from 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds.

by on Mar.09, 2017

The new McLaren 720S replaces the 650S for 2017. It has a top speed of 212 mph.

The Geneva Motor Show would not be complete without a new model from McLaren. This year is no different as the oft-predicted-near-death British carmaker continues to show it’s got plenty of life left with the all-new 720S.

The new model is the second-generation in the company’s “super series” vehicles putting 720 horsepower from its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8. The new super car covers 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds and will hit 124 mph in 7.8 seconds.

The Need for Speed!

The new beast has a top speed of 212 mph, according to McLaren officials. The new 720S is lighter than its predecessor, the 650S, courtesy of the liberal use of lightweight materials — oodles of carbon fiber and aluminum — and this adds to the stunning performance of the new entry. (more…)