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McLaren Teases New BP23 Model Coming in 2019

New three-seater hybrid supercar is already sold out.

by on Mar.22, 2017

McLaren is teasing its next supercar, currently codenamed the BP23. The Hyper-GT won't see the road until 2019.

McLaren is a company on the move. Just weeks after debuting its new 720S at the Geneva Motor Show, the company is hyping its BP23 model.

Its what?

Product News!

The new Hyper-GT car is the second offering from the McLaren Special Operations team and the name BP23 is simply code for that this is the second vehicle, No. 2, and it has three seats, No. 3. The current name is unlikely to follow it over to production. (more…)

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…)