The cost McLaren 570S and 540C

Woking (England), 9 April 2015

On the New York Auto Show ( 3 to 12 April 2015) is the new entry-570S McLaren called his debut. For a revised version of the popular 3.8-liter V8 biturbo engine he gets 570 hp and 600 Newton meters. He is only 1,313 kilos weigh, which would make it the lightest representatives of the segment. The McLaren 570S is its power through a seven-speed dual-clutch to the rear wheels on. It accelerates in 3.2 seconds from zero to 100 km / h. The sprint to 200 km / h takes 9.5 seconds and a top speed at 328 km / h. On average, the baby - Mac should consume 11.1 liters.

German competition expensive

Now the British have also the price of their " Sports Series " announced. The 570S starts at 181,750 Euros. He is good 50,000 euros cheaper than its big brother 650S. The direct competition comes mainly from Germany, however. And she is ?? at least as regards the basic price ?? more expensive. The Porsche 911 Turbo S makes 560 hp and 750 Newton meters and costs at least 197,041 euros. From the summer of 2015, the second generation of the Audi R8 is poaching in the area of the small McLaren. The top version of the R8 V10 Plus obtained from a 5.2-liter V10 naturally aspirated 610 hp and 560 Newton meters and will cost at least 187,400 euros.

Cheaper 540C in touch

McLaren has now also confirmed that the 570S a slightly scaled-down version called 540C is set aside. You will be unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show ( 22 to 29 April 2015). Primarily designed for the Asian market, the 540-hp 540C will probably be available in this country. McLaren calls a starting price of 160,000 euros. Thus, the basic version is slightly cheaper than the 510 hp Porsche 911 Turbo and the 540-hp Audi R8. The new Sports Series completes the McLaren - model program as a third series next to the Super Series ( 650S ) and the Ultimate Series ( P1) at the bottom. McLaren does not mention a date for the launch, but speaks of " later this year ". The Sports Series 2016 is extended to a more spacious GT. 2017 could be followed by an open Spider . (sw)