• McLaren has revealed the next version of McLaren 720S, McLaren 765LT.
• Despite of equipped with the same 4.0 litre twin turbo V8 engine, the car has better power to weight ratio.
• The car is 80 kg lighter in weight and has 25% more downforce because of aerodynamic parts than 720S.
• Only 765 units of model will be produced.
A person is not an automotive lover if he/she doesn’t know about McLaren, it is a British conglomerate whose headquarters is based in Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom. It is popularly known as a Formula One constructor and has won many cups and awards. Recently McLaren has revealed the next version of McLaren 720S and the fourth track only Longtail model, McLaren 765LT. The name itself reveals the plans of McLaren regarding 765LT, “LT” stands for Long Tail and they are going to produce 765 units of the model globally.
Although this upgraded version is equipped with the same 4.0 litre twin turbo V8 petrol engine as its previous (McLaren 720S), it has a better power to weight ratio as it is lighter, more powerful track only version of 720S.
The McLaren has trimmed out as much weight as possible in the 765LT, they have fitted a lighter lithium ion battery, transmission parts are made of high performance nickel chrome which we see in formula One cars, more specific and lighter carbon fiber body panels, thinner glass, all made it impressively 80 kg less than 720S.
Even the 4.0 litre V8 engine had lighter aluminum pistons and a gasket of three layer from the Senna which adds power to the engine, the pressure exhaust system, seven speed automatic transmission and all these under the control of ECU boosts up the power from 720 hp to 765 hp and the torque boosts from 770 Nm to 800 Nm.
This speedster can speed upto 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds, 124 mph in 7.2 seconds and it will be storm at 205 mph, it needs an approximate of 361 feet for a complete stop.
The car comes with comfort, sports and track modes, quick steering, ceramic disc brakes, Pirelli tyres and aerodynamics add ons providing 25% more downward force, speed stability, extra grip and full control over the car. Price details are still not revealed by McLaren but the limited supply will certainly make the car at high demand. McLaren will begin its deliveries in September 2020.