The new model of the McLaren F1 will be produced only 106 units.
McLaren, the legendary super-car model in the 1990s, the new model of F1 can be considered a vehicle. This new hyper-car model was called Speedtail. We wanted to give you all the information we know so far about this hyper car, which has a great performance and a great design, but has not been released yet.
What kind of vehicle is McLaren Speedtail?
Speedtail is McLaren’s newest model. The previous model was McLaren Senna, which was focused on the runway and developed in memory of Ayrton Senna’s F1 pilot. Before that, we have seen the P1 version, which has a hybrid arrangement in gasoline-electric way. As for the Speedtail model, it comes as a competitor to hyper-cars with serious performance, such as Bugatti Chiron and Koenigsegg Agera RS. The maximum speed for Speedtail is 392 km/h. This will make this tool the McLaren model with the highest speed in history. But the maximum speed for Chiron is 420 km/h, and for the Agera RS is 451 km/h.
How will it look?
As in McLaren F1, we see a 3-seat interior in Speedtail. This layout is the driver’s seat in the center, and the passengers are positioned next to them. So you can feel the F1 car driving. Speaking of the interior of the vehicle, there will be plenty of leather, Alcantara and carbonfiber material.
Since we haven’t seen Speedtail yet, we can only guess his design for now. If you see the image above Dreamautocar.com a fictional design prepared by his team (render). This design features a very curved and aerodynamic body, very thin design headlamps and many carbonfiber body parts. In addition, as we have seen in many of today’s hypercrafts and in the latest McLaren model Senna, active aerodynamic components will also be available in Speedtail. In summary, this new hyper car can be described as the McLaren F1, a version of the 720S design concept.
What’s under your hood?
Speedtail will have a hybrid engine in the form of gasoline-electric. The gasoline engine will probably be the 4.0-liter V8 in the 720S model. This engine is a double-cycle engine and produces 720 horsepower. It is stated that when two electric motors are added to this, a power value of more than 1,000 hp will emerge. The vehicle’s acceleration time of 0-100 km/h is as good as 2 seconds. The Speedtail has a system similar to the hybrid version of P1 in general. It is also said that Speedtail will have a four-wheel drive system.
When will we see it?
McLaren shows the date of 26 October 2018 for the official introduction of the Speedtail model. The delivery of the vehicle will start in early 2019, and only 106 units of production will be announced. It is known that each of these will be $ 2.5 million. Even it is known that 106 of these vehicles have already been sold.