Teaser of the new McLaren P14, so it is known internally, the successor to the 650S.
McLaren Automotive continues to reveal new data about the expected the successor of the McLaren 650S. Not many days ago, we published the details of plan Track22 in which is immersed the british company. In them is confirmed, among other things, that the presentation of this new model is very close, since its public debut at the Geneva motor show 2017 the next month of march.
the second generation of the family Super Series McLaren is just around the corner and to liven up the wait, the manufacturer has released a first teaser in which reveals how will be the rear wing of this model which, remember, is known internally by the engineers and designers with the name of McLaren P14. Although it will not be their name final.
The fact that McLaren show us some details of the rear spoiler it is no coincidence, since as well we forward, one of the main features of the new McLaren 650S will be your section aerodynamic. It will be much more efficient, which will result in a better behavior and performance both in acceleration and in the turns and during braking.
Photo spy the successor to the McLaren 650S, known internally under the code “P14”. Photo: Automedia.
Mark Vinnels, Executive Director of Product Development, McLaren Automotive, with special emphasis on the new range of technologies and systems developed precisely for the successor of the McLaren 650S offers a better aerodynamic performance. Something that, according to Vinnels, will move to “a grip and exceptional stability”. He also notes that due to the redistribution of the air flow has been achieved to improve the cooling performance up to 15% with respect to the outgoing model.
McLaren’s engineers have also worked on weight reduction, getting save up to 18 kg of weight thanks to the structure of the new carbon fiber Monocage (II) to be incorporated. The final weight of the McLaren P14 is placed in the 1.283 kg. In addition, your cabin will be larger, spacious, and comfortable, allowing for better visibility from the driving position.
And what is the (mechanical? The latest information suggest that in their guts, this new supercar will be powered by an enhanced version of the V8 biturbo engine of 3.8 liters that will produce a power of about 700 HP. Something more that gives us the current model.