On the Shanghai Motor Show finally we have known sports more accessible to those of Woking, the McLaren 540C Coupe . This is the second model calls McLaren Sport Series, bringing the brand a step below the McLaren 570S Coupe. The brand new model will have a starting price of 126,000 pounds, which at current exchange corresponds to 175,000 euros.
The identity of McLaren 540C shares DNA with the other models of the brand, being easily recognizable. Really regarding 570S, changes in its mechanical, with an engine 3.8 twin-turbo V8 that delivers 540 horses power and 540 Nm of torque between 3,500 and 6,500 rpm. 540C name indicates its power as that of 570S, 570 horses.
The power to the rear wheels is transmitted through a gearbox double clutch seven relations. Complete 0-100 in 3.5 seconds and 0-200 in 10.5 seconds. The maximum speed is set at 320 km / h. With efficiency in mind, the engine has Stop & Start and thanks to that achieved an average consumption of 11 liters per 100 and CO2 emissions of 258 grams per kilometer.
Under the skin we find the same cell carbon fiber for the passenger than the 570S , providing high levels of security and keeping the weight off. This brand new McLaren 540C 1,311 kilos scale, only 2 kilos less than the 570S. The only difference with his older brother, engine aside, are the new alloy wheels 19 “front and 20 on the rear axle. A dynamic level, the suspension also has a specific tuning for this model of access, more focused on use in day to day.
McLaren Vs. 540C 570S
|McLaren 540C||3.8 V8 twin-turbo||540 hp||1.311 kg||3.5 s||11 l||175,000 euros|
|McLaren 570S||3.8 V8 twin-turbo||570 hp||1313 kg||3.2 s||11 l||201,500 euros|
Source – McLaren
From 238,062 euro
Section 540C McLaren Coupe, the cheapest model of the brand has been originally published in Current Motor.