The term accessible at a firm like McLaren indicates that this is a product that will be located at the level of 911 or Audi R8 more economic. But 540c is not a new car, since it is a less powerful and sophisticated variant of the recently introduced 570S.
E l Shanghai Auto Show was the setting for McLaren to present a not so new product . This is the McLaren 540C, a car that ranks as the most accessible of its range but aesthetically has a design exactly like the recently introduced 570S.
The maximum difference from his older brother is its lower power, because although it uses the same V8 engine block 3.8-liter twin-turbo at 540C power has been reduced to the 540 horsepower which remains very much. The drive also delivers 540 Nm of torque available between 3,500 and 6,500 rpm and is associated with an automatic transmission SSG seven-speed double clutch.
The ‘baby’ McLaren accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 3.2 seconds and reaches 326 km / h.
This mechanical assembly allows the most innocent of McLaren accelerate 0-100 km / h in 3.2 seconds and reach 200 kilometers per hour standing start in just 9.5 seconds, while can achieve a maximum speed 326 km / h .
The engine even comes with a system start & stop allowing you to achieve improved energy efficiency.
Underneath his body built aluminum panels , a structure is located MonoCell II manufactured from carbon fiber , which together lets achieve a weight of only 1,311 kilograms, which places him in a lead of 150 kg over its competitors.
McLaren ensures that the 540C has new dampers which are more suitable for driving everyday . Aesthetically changes are minimal compared to 570S, but includes a revised aerodynamic package and alloy wheels esecifico design, in measure 19 inches.
When you reach the market early next year, 540C will be transformed into more accessible model McLaren , with a price that will be around for 150 000 euros, a fee with the British attempt to compete against the Porsche 911 and Audi R8.