McLaren 570S Spider along with GT variants planned
This particular Autocar image shows how the 570S Spider could look
Open-top type of McLaren’s 570S to arrive in 2017, soon after a long-distance touring type comes to market next year
A Spider variant of the McLaren 570S will be launched in 2017, soon after an expected GT variant, company sources have confirmed.
The brand-new open-top 570S is usually set to keep the coupé’s twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8 engine along with should come with the same 562bhp along with 443lb ft of torque.
Like the 650S Spider revealed at the 2014 Geneva motor show, the 570S Spider will have a folding hard-top roof. The 650S Spider weighs just 40kg more than the 650S Coupé, along with if a similar weight difference can be achieved with the 570S, the drop-top should have a kerb weight of around 1350kg.
Despite the vehicle’s expected additional weight, McLaren includes a track record of extracting almost identical performance figures for its spider along with coupé equivalents. So the 570S Spider should be capable of getting close to or matching the coupé’s 0-62mph time of 3.2sec along with its 205mph top speed.
The cost gap between McLaren’s coupé along with convertible designs is usually typically about £20,000, which means a cost of around £165,000 is usually likely for the 570S Spider. The coupé starts at £143,250.
The Spider will arrive about 12 months after an all-brand-new bodystyle, the 570S GT, which is usually believed to be going on sale next year. The GT will be a more spacious along with practical style, designed with long-distance touring in mind.
The 570S GT is usually also anticipated to keep the standard car’s powertrain however will come with additional storage space – most likely resulting in minor styling modifications – along which has a more luxurious Inner surface.
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