With the launch of Gran Turismo Sport very close, the staff of Polyphony Digital, studio developer of the popular video game saga, announced a major addition that will be available in the list of cars that can be conducted. This is the new McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo, an authentic car with more than 1,000 hp that is ready to face all the traces of GT Sport.McLaren Automotive and Kazunori Yamuchi, creator of the Gran Turismo saga, together created this impressive hyper-sport that will be available in the game from the day of its launch on October 18th. Remembering that this is an exclusive title for the PlayStation 4, so the saga continues to be linked to the console of Sony.Yamuchi was the main incentive of this joint work, since he intends that Gran Turismo games can offer exclusively visionary GT vehicles. The result draws attention, a McLaren prototype that anticipates what its vehicles will look like in some good years, around 2030.On the other hand, the team of designers behind the creation of the car has not been tied to the restrictions of a production vehicle homologated for roads. And as we can see, it does not rely on conventional rearview mirrors or a group of optics proper to a street vehicle. This allowed for a very emotional drawing.It has a teardrop cockpit with a large glazed area that allows the driver to have exceptional visibility from the driver’s seat. The entire vehicle was created in carbon fiber to help set a weight of only 1,000 pounds. Aerodynamics has also been worked on, so it features very sharp lines, a huge rear aerofoil and prominent air intakes.One of the innovative technologies that the McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo will use will be the ‘Integrated Active Aero’ system that works by opening tiny caps around the air intakes during the turns to generate greater strength and grip.In mechanical terms, under its skin has a hybrid propulsion system composed of a V8 Twin-Turbo 4.0-liter engine that acts on the rear axle and two electric motors in the front – one on each wheel and safety buy car covers. Combined, the system develops a power of 1,150 hp and 1,275 Nm of maximum torque. It has full traction.

v2016 – McLAREN 540C COUPE

– Revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show, the 540C Coupe produces 540 hp and will be available worldwide.

After presenting the first model of the new Sport Series access line, the 570S Coupe, McLaren has just revealed the simplest version, the 540C Coupe, at the Shanghai Motor Show in China. The British brand claims to be its most affordable model across the board, in a model that, unlike what was initially said, will be available globally. The 540C Coupe is now available for ordering and the first deliveries are scheduled for early next year. Prices start at £ 126,000 in the UK, about £ 569,000.The 540C Coupe shares the engine of the 570C Coupe, but with the power reduced from 570 to 540 hp at 7,500 rpm (and 540 Nm of torque between 3,500 and 6,500 rpm) debited from the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, appearing coupled to a transmission of double clutch Seamless Shift Gearbox of seven speeds. With these characteristics, the coupe can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds (0-200 km / h in 10.5 seconds) and reach a top speed of 320 km / h. Powered by a start & stop system, it announces a consumption of 9 km / l and CO2 emissions of 258 g / km. Thanks to a carbon fiber monobloc chassis and aluminum body panels, it weighs a total of 1,311 kg, or 412 hp per ton – the weight distribution having a ratio of 42/58.

Aesthetically, the second Sport Series model follows the lines of the 570S Coupe, adopting a lightweight aerodynamic package, as well as specific 19- and 20-inch wheels with silver or darker finish. In the interior, highlight the leather coverings on the seats, dashboard and door trim. Also notable for the infotainment system based on a 7-inch touch screen, with Bluetooth and GPS connection. Dynamically, the changes are also few, with note for the change in the damper setting, now less sporty compared to the 570S Coupe. 2016 – McLAREN 570-VX VORSTEINER

The McLaren 570-VX prepared by Vorsteiner is being presented at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas 2016 these days. It is a totally radical and daring body kit that the American preparer has designed specifically for the models of access to the Sport Series of the British manufacturer.On the front of the McLaren 570S and the McLaren 570GT (suitable for both models) a bumper comes in that it incorporates a carbon fiber splitter and a huge air intake. The sides feature carbon fiber splitters and a full range of Vorsteiner alloy wheels for customer choice.But it is in the back where the McLaren 570S and 570GT radiate sportiness. This is mainly responsible for the huge carbon rear aerofoil that looks like the P1 GTR. A new personalized diffuser with vertical elements and a small integrated spoiler are in charge of giving the finishing touch in the set.

2016 – McLAREN 570S COUPE

Mclaren showed off the 570S Coupe, the “baby” Mclaren. It has a 3.8-liter V8 engine and develops 570 hp at 7,400 rpm, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds.

In the New York salon that opens on Thursday (2), McLaren will present the first model of its new Sports Series family, the 570S Coupe, which positions itself above the McLaren Super Series and Ultimate Series.The new 570S Coupe presents itself as a “baby” McLaren rear-wheel drive. It is equipped with the well-known 3.8-liter V8 engine, but with 30% new components, producing 570 hp and 600 Nm of torque, coupled to a seven-speed Seamless Shift Gearbox (SSG) dual clutch automatic transmission.The 570S Coupe weighs 1,313 kg (in a 42:58 front / rear, respectively), accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds. Other records: 0-200 km / h in 9.5 seconds; maximum speed: 328 km / h. The announced combined consumption is 11 km / l, corresponding to CO2 emissions of 258 g / km.It features new front and rear suspension with adaptive shock absorbers, front and rear anti-roll bars, and overlapping triangles.It also has Pirelli P Zero Corsa 225/35 / R19 (front) and 285/35 / R20 (rear) tires. The brake discs are ceramic.Inside, a new TFT instrument panel and an IRIS touch screen that integrates air conditioning control, Bluetooth access and radio.


McLaren were making their debut in Formula 1 exactly 50 years ago. It was in the 1966 Monaco Grand Prix and the car was the McLaren M2B, although in that first season it had not achieved good results, it was the beginning of a legacy that reaches to the present day.To commemorate this fact, the British brand of Woking presented the McLaren 570S M2B, a special edition designed with the heart.It pays homage to its first Formula 1 wearing with its colors to one of its Sports Series sports. Little has to do with that M2B that was driven by Bruce McLaren himself three years after founding his team. What is shared is the white body and the track that crosses it in the green color. This color extends from the front and the model still has details in silver.In addition to its exterior appearance, there are few changes compared to the standard 570S. It continues using the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, capable of developing no less than 570 hp and 600 Nm. It has a performance almost equal to the Formula 1, accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.2 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 328 km / h. Its carbon monocoque weighs only 1,313 kg.The McLaren 570S M2B also features front and rear adaptive shock absorbers, front and rear anti-roll bars, and overlapping triangles. Another of the advantages are the carboceramic brakes inherited from Formula 1. The British manufacturer has not yet announced whether it will produce this special edition in series, but its MSO customization department will certainly be able to offer a similar result for the customer who is interested.


A unique copy created by the McLaren Special Operations personalization division will appear in the Pebble Beach, California, elegance contest in a few days.

The McLaren Special Operations Division (MSO) has unveiled a unique copy of the 570S Coupe that will be showcased within a few days at the Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance, which will open its doors next Sunday.The “one-off” is painted in blue Mauvine color, with a custom interior in carbon black leather, carbon fiber applications on the steering wheel, instrument panel in addition to seats in the same color as the exterior.McLaren will also unveil a second copy of the Ventura 570S orange, displaying a number of details created by the MSO Defined customization program.

2016 – McLAREN 570S GT4

McLaren continues to renew its line of models for competition. It just showed the update of the McLaren 650S GT3 and now comes the turn of a new model that debuts on the track. This is the McLaren 570S GT4, which will compete in the UK fulfilling the FIA ​​standard GT4. It is necessary not to confuse the 570S GT4 with the luxurious McLaren 570GT, which was presented at the Geneva Motor Show.The vehicle is aimed at private teams and can only run on circuits. It is based on the sports McLaren 570S to which are added some improvements. It benefits from a carbon fiber monocoque and a new aerodynamic kit that give it a more radical appearance. It features a front spoiler, ventilated hood, large airfoil and a rear diffuser with new exhaust ports.

There will be more news on the McLaren 570S GT4, as it debuts a suspension with new adjustable dampers and 18-inch alloy wheels, which are mono-nut and go sideways with Pirelli slick tires. The vehicle that will be in the service of the Black Bull Ecurie Ecosse team uses the same 3.8-liter V8 twin-turbo engine that equips the series model, coupled to a dual-clutch seven-speed transmission.Power and performance have not yet been revealed, but what is known is that it costs 159,900 pounds (about 852,000 reais) in the UK and that the first units will be delivered from 2017. The McLaren 570S GT4 will not come alone, because the McLaren 570S Sprint, another sport exclusively for circuits that will also be sold to private customers, but will not be included in any FIA standard.

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