Exotic supercar shoppers really can’t go wrong when choosing which vehicle to buy in the illustrious McLaren model lineup. However, if you desire the pinnacle of McLaren performance and driving dynamics, then the top-on-the-line 2019 McLaren Senna is the best choice. With its lightweight and aerodynamic design, robust engine, and numerous performance-enhancing features, the McLaren Senna delivers impressive speed and acceleration times.
The top speed of the 2019 McLaren Senna is 208 mph. It achieves the 0 – 100 kph (62 mph) sprint in just 2.8 seconds and the 0 – 200 kph (124 mph) sprint in only 6.8 seconds.
Powerful Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine in 2019 McLaren Senna
The incredible speed and acceleration of the McLaren Senna can mostly be credited to its powerful 4.0-liter V8 engine. With its twin-turbochargers, a roof-mounted “snorkel” for feeding air, and a dry sump lubrication system that’s inspired by motorsports, the engine delivers an impressive 789 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. The robust engine in the Senna is mated to a quick-shifting 7-speed Seamless-Shift Gearbox.
Additional Performance Features in the 2019 McLaren Senna
In addition to its robust engine and sophisticated transmission, the Senna offers a plethora of performance-enhancing features. This includes Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tires, the RaceActive Chassis Control II hydraulic suspension, and a special Race Mode for greater control, a lowered ride height, and increased downforce. The performance of the Senna is also aided by its lightweight and aerodynamic design, with a liberal use of carbon fiber materials and a very low coefficient of drag. Also, the Senna boasts excellent braking capabilities with its carbon ceramic brakes, with a 100 – 0 kph (62 – 0 mph) braking distance of just 97 feet and a 200 – 0 kph (124 – 0 mph) braking distance of only 328 feet.