The 2020 McLaren Speedtail is an enticing choice for exotic supercar shoppers that want to stand out from the crowd, with its beautiful design, unique seating layout, powerful hybrid powertrain, numerous performance-enhancing features, and state-of-the-art technologies. Read more to find out about the top speed of the 2020 McLaren Speedtail.
The 2020 McLaren Speedtail can reach a top speed of 250 mph, which makes it the fastest McLaren production model ever built. The Speedtail boasts quick acceleration as well, with it able to go from zero to 300 kph (186 mph) in only 13 seconds.
Powerful Hybrid Powertrain in the 2020 McLaren Speedtail
The impressive speed and acceleration of the McLaren Speedtail can mostly be credited to its powerful hybrid powertrain. It combines a 4.0L twin-turbocharged engine with an eMotor system and a high voltage battery pack, delivering an incredible 1036 horsepower. The hybrid powertrain in the Speedtail is quite different from other hybrid models, for its batteries perpetually “self-charge” when the vehicle is driven and utilize a wireless charging pad instead of a plug-in system. The speed and acceleration of the Speedtail can also be credited to its lightweight carbon fiber construction, with a dry weight of only 3,153 pounds.
Speed Run Testing for the McLaren Speedtail at the Kennedy Space Center
The Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which has featured many space shuttle take-offs and landings, has long been at the forefront of space exploration, so it’s fitting that the state-of-the-art McLaren Speedtail recently conducted speed run testing at the iconic site. The testing validated the top speed of the McLaren Speedtail, with the supercar hitting the 250 mph mark over 30 different times.
When will the 2020 McLaren Speedtail be available?
The speed testing of the 2020 McLaren Speedtail was conducted in advance of its upcoming release, with customer delivers expected to occur in February 2020. Only 106 units of the Speedtail will be produced.