The 2012 McLaren MP4-12C GT3, comes in time for its debut competitive race in 2012.
The new edition has followed a thorough improvement program in 2011.
The MP4-12C GT3's exterior design, has been styled for favoring high speed. Some of the key exterior features include: rear wings, a front splitter, aerodynamic designs, door blades and diffuser. To emphasize on the gorgeous exterior look, this car has been rounded with a set of 20 inches forged alloy front wheels and 21 inches set at the rear.
These wheels are designed to give the supercar a muscular look, and also increase its mechanical grip. Other notable exterior features include: carbon fiber composite chassis, aluminum sub-frames and dihedral doors.
The McLaren MP4-12C GT3 (2012) interior design has been based on practicability. It is equipped with adjustable steering and seats.
It has a 7 inch touch screen computer, in addition to the information centre which provides telematic functions which include: navigation, audio and telephone. Other key interior design features include: Active Dynamics panel and climate controls on every door console.
The MP4-12C GT3 uses a 3.8 liter, dry-sump, twin-turbocharged V8 engine and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.1 seconds. This is further enhanced by the inclusion of 7 speed SSG dual clutch transmission which is operated by a bespoke paddle-shift, which is very helpful in racing.
Moreover, the suspension and braking components are also featured in the 12C GT3. The specifications of power are: 592 hp at 7,000 rpm and 443 lb ft at 3,000 rpm. The top speed of this car is 205 mph while its carbon emission is 279 grams per kilometer.
Some of the innovative technologies used in this car include spring rates, differential settings, engine calibration, aero package which is based on McLaren's formula 1 simulator, weight distribution, power steering and spring rates.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe||Est. Market Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 19 gallons (72 liters)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 177.5 in. (450.9 cm)||Wheelbase: 69.8 in. (177 cm)|
|Height: 47.2 in. (119.9 cm)||Width: 75.1 in. (190.8 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 2868 lbs (1301 kg)||Ground Clearance: NA|
|Luggage Capacity: NA||Maximum Seating: 2|
|Engine: Twin Turbo V8||Displacement: 3.8 liters|
|Horsepower: 592 HP||Max RPM: 7000 RPM|
|Torque: 443 lb-ft @ 3000-7000 rpm||Transmission: 7-Speed McLaren dual Clutch|
|0-60 mph: 3.2 seconds||Top Speed: 205 mph (330 km/h)|