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McLaren MP4 12C: Pure pleasure for Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button

After a development process that lasted five years, the seductive McLaren MP4 12C is about to become reality. So far, this fabulous sports car had shown in prototype form, which has always delight audiences presents senior events orchestras in color by the company. Among them, we can not ignore the presence of the meteor to the popular Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in England.

The model serial

But this time, we are entitled to the very first McLaren MP4 12C, which is already in production phase. A first car meeting at the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) located in Woking, England.

After the production of the frame "01", the British manufacturer plans to produce 999 additional copies in 2011. This high performance sports car features a starting price of around 160 000 euros (U.S. $ 230,000). The dealer network has 35 franchises in 19 countries.

An exceptional V8

MP4 12C is powered by a V8 3.8-liter twin turbo power "only" 600 horsepower and whose torque reaches 442 lb-ft. Everything is coupling has a dual-clutch automated gearbox has seven reports. According to the data of the manufacturer, it goes from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.8 seconds. Its top speed is 300 km / h.

A compelling video

To emphasize the production of the first McLaren MP4 12C, the big boss Ron Dennis, allowed Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button behind the wheel of two prototypes of this race car adapted to the road.

To watch this excellent documentary, we discover two drivers who are greatly amuses driving this amazing car.

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