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McLaren 12C -  INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY. UNMATCHED PERFORMANCE.

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Designed without Compromise

Our first road car since the iconic F1, the exquisite 12C is engineered to perfection. Everything you see. Everything you touch. Every line, surface and detail of the 12Cs design enhances the cars performance and the thrill of the drive.

Iconic doors

Simple. Effective. Undeniably spectacular. Our signature dihedral doors, first seen on the McLaren F1, are lighter and more aerodynamic than conventional doors. They are also more practical single hinge design requires less room to open and makes it much easier to get in and out the cabin.

Active Airbrake

Brake heavily at speeds over 95kph and the 12Cs active Airbrake instantly deploys. Combating the pitching forces of heavy braking, the Airbrake improves stability, increases downforce at the rear of the car and enhances the effectiveness of the rear brakes. It also reduces the 12Cs braking distance by up to 20 metres, giving you the confidence to drive faster and brake later.

An Incredible Finish

Mixed by hand. Painted by hand. Finished to perfection. Our 3-stage, Formula 1 inspired paint technology ensures the colour, tint, lustre and finish of the 12Cs paintwork is flawless. It also keeps the paint weight to an absolute minimum.

Many of our Special and Elite paint finishes contain a higher level of metallic and pearlescent content. Using exclusive pigments and a greater holographic effect, these highly crafted finishes compliment the cars aero-led design by accentuating every line, curve and contour of the body.

Lighter. Stronger. Faster.

Reducing wheel weight is more effective than removing weight from any other part of the car, which is why we obsess over every detail of our wheels. Mass is stripped. Strength is increased. Performance is enhanced.

Pirelli_Logo.jpgOur specialist Pirelli tyres come with wheels in five and ten spoke designs, and in a range of stunning finishes including Diamond Cut and Stealth.

Illuminating design

Our distinctive running lights use the latest LED technology to defuse light through three grills, echoing the McLaren speed mark.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY. UNMATCHED PERFORMANCE.

The 12C is the first McLaren designed and built production car since the legendary F1. A pure McLaren, its innovative design and Formula 1 inspired technologies make it one of the most versatile and potent supercars on the road.

CARBON FIBRE MONOCELL

We pioneered the use of carbon fibre in Formula 1 and in production road cars. Our knowledge and experience of carbon fibre is unrivalled and our success with it is unmatched. For over 30 years, every car we have made has had carbon fibre at its core.

It took 4,000 hours to make each carbon fibre chassis on the McLaren F1. Twenty years of innovation later, it takes just 4 hours to produce the MonoCell at the heart of the 12C.

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  • Maximum Power 616 hpat 7500 rpm
  • Maximum Speed 204 mphover 329 km/h
  • 0-62 mph 3.2 sec0-100km/h
  • Maximum Torque 443 lbs/ftat 7500 rpm
  • Maximum Revs 7500 rpmV8
Performance
MAXIMUM SPEED 329kph (204mph)
0-100kph (62mph) 3.3s
0-200kph (124mph) 9.2s
0-60mph (97kph) 3.2s
0-100mph (161kph) 6.3s
0-400m ( mile) 11.0s @ 214kph (133mph)
0-1,000m 19.6s @ 271kph (168mph)
Engine
Type 90 V8
Technology Twin-turbo, dry sump
Valvetrain 32-valve, DOHC, VVT
Bore x stroke 93mm x 69.9mm
Compression ratio 8.7:1
Max rpm 8,500
Power     625PS (460kW) 616hp @ 7,500rpm
Torque 600Nm (443lb ft) @ 3,000-7,000rpm
   
Driver aids | ABS, traction control, ESC, launch control, brake steer
Wheels and Brakes
Wheel size (F/R) 8.5 x 19/11 x 20
Tyre type Pirelli P-Zero Corsa
Tyre size (F/R) 235/35 R19/305/30 R20
Brakes Carbon Ceramic Discs
BRAKING
200-0kph (124-0mph) 123.5m (405ft)
100-0kph (62-0mph) 30.7m (101ft)
Weight
DIN WEIGHT 3,249LB
DRY WEIGHT 3,033LB
WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION (F/R) 42%/58%