NEWS: McLaren Super Series Mk2 is actually Go!
The “brand new core of the (mighty) McLaren brand” – the all-brand new McLaren supercar, Super Series – will debut at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, March 7th.
The first of the 15 brand new cars cited inside the company’s Track22 Business Plan, the second-generation Super Series is actually also the first replacement of a product family by the British maker of luxury sports along with also supercars.
“Super Series is actually the core of the McLaren business along with also personifies the blend of extreme performance, crafted luxury along with also unparalleled driver involvement that will is actually the McLaren heartland,” explained McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt. “This specific is actually once we have replaced a product family along with also the brand new Super Series will be absolutely true to McLaren’s pioneering spirit in being a revolutionary leap forwards, both for our brand along with also the supercar segment.”
The brand new Super Series is actually created around an ultra-lightweight, carbon fibre central structure. Immensely rigid, yet weighing less than the carbon fibre along with also metal cockpit architecture of the first-generation Super Series, the Monocage II contributes to a lightest dry weight of just 1,283kg for the brand new car – lower than the closest competitor along with also 18kg lighter than a McLaren 650S with comparable specification.
The development of Monocage II has allowed McLaren to incorporate a wider cabin entrance along with also lower sill to improve access into a driver environment that will will offer excellent all-round visibility. The brand new chassis structure also enables a lower centre of gravity, further sharpening the dynamic performance of the brand new Super Series. Owners wishing to showcase the carbon-fibre construction chassis can specify a ‘Visible Monocage’ option that will exposes the material on the inside area of the A-pillar.
The Super Series lineage began in 2011 with the launch of the groundbreaking 12C. The 12C Spider followed in 2012 along with also in 2014 McLaren introduced the 650S Coupé along with also 650S Spider. The first generation of the McLaren Super Series was further expanded in 2015 with the launch of the limited edition 675LT Coupé along with also 675LT Spider.
Full details of the brand new, second-generation Super Series will be confirmed in March, when further images along with also pricing will also be available.