McLaren has a practical supercar with a boot like a Kia CeedMay 15, 2019
British brand has introduced a new model
British manufacturer of supercars McLaren officially declassified its most practical model. The Grand Tourer GT was adapted for traveling around the city and traveling – the compartment has two compartments with a total volume of 570 liters.
McLaren GT is built around the MonoCell II-T monocoque with a carbon fiber-reinforced rear upper part, which made it possible to create a luggage compartment of 420 liters (the Kia Ceed hatchback has 395 liters). According to the manufacturer, the engine and exhaust system are installed as low as possible, so a golf bag or a pair of skis with boots easily fit into the trunk. The door of the compartment has a smooth closing function and can be additionally equipped with an electric drive. In front there is another trunk – its volume is 150 liters.
Visibility supercar improved with glazed rear pillars and additional side windows. Inside, there are specially designed electric and heated seats, an advanced media complex with a seven-inch display, a panoramic roof that changes the degree of transparency, aluminum knobs and switches, and a 12-speaker Bowers & Wilkins audio system, a subwoofer with carbon-fiber housing and Kevlar mid-frequency acoustics.
The interior uses several types of leather and, for the first time for a production model, cashmere. The trunk can be upholstered material SuperFabric – woven fabric with a thin layer of armored plates.
The McLaren GT engine is mounted on supports two times less rigid than the 600LT, which reduced structural noise. The ground clearance of the supercar is 110 millimeters (130 millimeters with a “hindered” suspension mode), and the angle of entry is 10 (13) degrees. The equipment includes a proactive suspension with hydraulic shock absorbers operating under the control of the Optimal Control Theory algorithm, originally developed for the 720S. Using sensors, the system scans the road and changes damping characteristics every two milliseconds.
In the McLaren GT movement leads a 4.0-liter V8, issuing 620 forces and 630 Nm of the moment. Over 95 percent of the thrust is available in the range of 3,000 to 7,250 rpm. Together with the engine, a seven-step preselective robotized SSG works. From the spot to the 100 km/h, the Grand Tourer accelerates in 3.2 seconds (like the McLaren F1), up to 200 in exactly nine seconds. The maximum speed of the car is 326 kilometers per hour. On one tank, the GT passes 666 kilometers in a NEDC cycle.
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