Rear view of grey McLaren 600LT

How does the 2020 McLaren 600LT produce impressive aerodynamics?

The 2020 McLaren 600LT provides an exhilarating and unique driving experience. Whether you’re driving on a track or taking a joy ride on a country road, you know you’ll get high-quality performance every time. Besides its powerful engine and performance-enhancing features, it also using different components that help it cut through the air with ease and produce dynamic driving.

So, how does the 2020 McLaren 600LT produce impressive aerodynamics? Read on to learn about the lightweight body design and features that optimize aerodynamics.

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Lightweight body design and features that help you slice through air

view from above of an orange McLaren 600LT with black roof parked in a white empty room

Starting out the longtail body design of the McLaren 600LT helps to improve downforce levels. This supercar gets up to 100 kg at 250 km/h (155 mph). This level of downforce works to achieve better grip and stability when driving at high speeds on the track. The longtail body achieves these impressive downforce levels by having the airflow separated to go around, over, under, and through the McLaren 600LT. The rear end has also been extended improve the downforce even further.

Behind the front splitter is another part that works to improve and generate downforce. The carbon fibre floor is lighter and stiffer with blades that help create downforce. Two intakes within the flat floor also help to channel cooling air to the front brakes and to direct excess airflow away from the wheel arches. The exhausts are also placed on top of the engine to help make the rear body even tighter for improved airflow.  

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