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How long does it take to open/close the retractable hardtop of the 2019 McLaren 570S Spider?

With its outstanding performance and driving dynamics, a wide array of advanced technologies, and a stylish and sleek design, the 2019 McLaren 570S provides a high level of driving blissfulness. For exotic supercar enthusiasts who desire an open-air driving experience, the McLaren 570S offers a Spider convertible model, with an easy-to-operate retractable hardtop.

2019 McLaren 570S Spider: Retractable Hardtop Opened/Closed in 15 Seconds

The retractable hardtop of the 2019 McLaren 570S Spider is convenient and easy-to-use, with the ability to open and close it in only 15 seconds. This can be done while on the move — up to speeds of 25 mph. The technology for the 570S Spider’s retractable hardtop was first utilized in the McLaren 650S Spider and McLaren 675LT Spider. Along with the 570S Spider, it has since been expanded to the McLaren 600LT Spider and 720S Spider.

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Hardtop of blue 2019 McLaren 570S Spider retracting into the tonneau deckThe retractable hardtop of the 570 Spider is electronically operated, with the driver only needing to use one basic control function. As the retractable hardtop folds back, the tonneau cover automatically raises. The retractable hardtop then seamlessly slides underneath it. The retractable hardtop also features a glazed wind deflector, which can also be electronically lowered or closed.

McLaren designed the retractable hardtop with high-level durability in mind, with it able to withstand severe weather conditions. It also has a lightweight carbon-fiber composition, with it adding only 101 pounds in weight over the 570S Coupe. For an enhanced sound experience, the 570S Spider offers an available Sports System, which channels exhaust sounds from under the tonneau deck and into the cabin.

Performance Specs of the 2019 McLaren 570S Spider

All 2019 McLaren 570S Spider models come equipped with a 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8 engine, which delivers an output of 562 horsepower and 570 lb-ft of torque. The 570S Spider boasts a top speed of 204 mph and can accelerate from 0 – 100 kph (62 mph) in just 3.2 seconds.

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