Official performance figures have been released for the new McLaren 650S.
The new 650S, which will make its debut at Geneva the following month, will be priced from £195,250 and might accelerate from -62mph in just 3. seconds.
Furthermore, it can keep accelerating until 124mph within 8.4 seconds, complete the standing quarter mile in 10.5 seconds, and keep going until it hits its 207mph top speed.
This level of performance makes it faster even than McLaren’s F1, achieving 124mph a full second quicker, and storming the quarter mile .6 sec faster.
It’s also half a second quicker to 124mph than the McLaren 12C, which itself is no slouch.
Fuel economy, if that’s your personal style, is officially recorded as 24.2mpg on the combined cycle, with CO2 emissions of 275 g/km not surprisingly placing it in VED Band M with a £1,065 road tax bill for the first year and £490 thereafter. Not that that will bother most buyers.
The McLaren 650S is powered by way of a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that develops 650PS (hence the name) and 678Nm of torque.
Prices start at £195,250 for the 650S Coupe, the 650S Spider coming in at £215,250.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION- McLaren 650S COUPE
Drivetrain Layout Longitudinal Mid-Engine, RWD Track, F/R (mm) 1656 / 1583
Engine Configuration V8 Twin Turbo / 3799cc Length (mm) 4512
EnginePS / rpm 650 / 7250 Width (mm) 2093
Torque Nm / rpm 678 / 6000 Height (mm) 1199
Transmission 7 Speed SSG Dry Weight (kg / lbs) 1330 / 2932
Body Structure Carbon Fibre MonoCell withAluminium Front and Rear Frames Active Aerodynamics McLaren Airbrake
Wheelbase (mm) 2670 Suspension ProActive Chassis Control
Brakes Carbon Ceramic Discs with Forged Aluminium Hubs (F 394mm/R 380mm) ProActive Chassis Control modes Normal / Sport / Track
Tyres (F/R) Pirelli P Zero Corsa 235/35 R19 /Pirelli P Zero Corsa 305/30 R20 Powertrain Modes Winter / Normal / Sport / Track
Wheel Sizes (F/R) 19” x 8.5”J / 20” x 11” J
Efficiency CO2 275 g/km
Fuel consumption (combined) 24.2 mpg
Capacity to weight (with lightweight options) 500 PS (493 bhp) /tonne
CO2/power .42 g/km per PS
Speed Maximum 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 10.5 @ 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)