OFFICIAL PERFORMANCE DATA AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR NEW MCLAREN MP4-12C ANNOUNCED

Embargo: 14 February 2011*

WOKING, UK (14 February 2011) - Today, as the first MP4-12C production cars enter the McLaren Technology Centre, segment-best performance data and full technical specification for the innovative new high performance sports car is confirmed.

McLaren MP4-12C performance data

    EU US/UK
Engine Power  600 PS (441kW) 592 bhp
@ 7000 rpm @ 7000 rpm
  Torque  600 Nm  443 lb-ft
@ 3000-7000rpm @ 3000-7000rpm
       
Weight DIN weight  1434 kg 3161 lbs
  Dry weight  1336 kg 2945 lbs
  Dry weight  1301kg 2868 lbs
(with lightweight options) 
       
Efficiency CO2 279 g/km 279 g/km
  Fuel consumption (combined) 11.7 l/100 km 24.2 mpg (UK)
  Power to weight 461 PS/tonne 455 bhp/tonne
(with lightweight options)
  CO2/power 0.47 g/km per PS 0.47 g/km per bhp
       
Speed Maximum speed 330 kph 205 mph
       
Acceleration 0-100 kph (62 mph) 3.3 s  3.3 s 
(3.1 s with Corsa tyre option) (3.1 s with Corsa tyre option)
  0-200 kph (124 mph) 9.1 s  9.1 s 
(8.9 s with Corsa tyre option) (8.9 s with Corsa tyre option)
  0-400 m / ¼ mile            10.9 s @ 216 kph 10.9 @ 134 mph
0-1000 m       19.6 s @ 272 kph
       
Braking Braking  200-0 kph          123 m 124-0 mph       403 ft
100-0 kph          30.5 m 62-0 mph         100 ft

All figures apply to a European specification MP4-12C

 

McLaren MP4-12C Technical Specification

Drivetrain layout Longitudinal mid-engine, RWD
Engine configuration V8 twin turbo
Engine material Aluminium block and cylinder heads
Oiling Dry sump
Compression ratio 8.7:1
Valvetrain 32-valve, DOHC, dual VVT
Redline ( rpm) 8,500
Bore x Stroke (mm) 93 x 69.9
Engine displacement (cc) 3799
PS / rpm 600 / 7000
Torque Nm / rpm 600 / 3000-7000
PS per litre 158
Transmission 7 Speed SSG with Pre-Cog
Body structure Carbon fibre MonoCell with aluminum front and rear frames
Wheelbase (mm) 2670
Track, F/R (mm) 1656 / 1583
Length (mm) 4507
Width (mm) 1909
Height (mm) 1199
DIN weight (kg / lbs) 1434 / 3161
Dry weight (kg / lbs) 1336 / 2945
Dry weight with lightweight options (kg / lbs) 1301 / 2868
Weight distribution at DIN F / R % 42.5 /  57.5
Active aerodynamics McLaren Airbrake
Suspension ProActive Chassis Control
ProActive Chassis Control modes Winter / Normal / Sport / Track
Powertrain modes Winter / Normal / Sport / Track
Brakes

Cast iron discs with forged aluminum hubs

(F  370mm / R 350 mm)

Wheel sizes (F / R) 19” x 8.5”J / 20” x 11” J
Tyres (F / R) Pirelli PZero 235/35 R19 / 305/30 R20

Ends

 

*The full press kit including images and video will be issued to media at 0600 GMT on Monday 14 February.

 

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