McLaren Senna sets new record at Sachsenring

McLaren Senna sets new record at Sachsenring

November 18, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The McLaren Senna sports car unofficially set a production speed record at the Sachsenring race track in Germany.

It is noted that a British supercar with Pirelli Trofeo R tires, driven by a professional racer, was taken to a record race. For example, this model completed the German track in 1:25:19, which is one tenth of a second faster than the modified Porsche 911 GT2 RS and more than a second ahead of the 911 GT3 RS, which is in third place, respectively.

Further in the ranking of the fastest cars on the Sachsenring track are the 918 Spyder, 911 Turbo S, Chevy Corvette ZR1, Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro and GT R. Recall that McLaren Senna was first demonstrated at the Geneva Motor Show in 2018. The car is named after Brazilian F1 driver Ayrton Senna, who raced with Formula One Team McLaren between 1988 and 1993.

The British supercar is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 turbocharged engine producing 789 hp. (800 Nm) in conjunction with a 7-speed automatic transmission with two clutches. As for the dynamic performance of the model, it can accelerate to 100 km / h in 2.8 seconds, to 200 km / h in 6.8 seconds and accelerate to a maximum of 335 km / h.

In addition, it was recently noted that the tuning company Carlex Design has upgraded the McLaren 720S. It should be emphasized that the studio does not offer technical improvements for the car, however, it is already quite dynamic.