2018 McLaren 720S – First Drive

If you are ready for the speed, then you are ready for the 2018 McLaren 720S. Since the first model made in 60’s, this car has been a synonym for the fast driving and great powertrain performances. The recipe for that is simply, and it set McLaren himself – make the car lightweight and it will be faster. That is the resolution for this model, too, together with the great engine performance and better and modern equipment. The lightweight car McLaren made thanks with the carbon-intensive architecture, aluminum, and thinner windshield, while the car is stable thanks to the bigger tires.


It will be warm and sunny in new 2018 McLaren 720S, thanks to the glass roof and compact, flat car shape. The car is unique thanks to the sharp front end, thin lights, and lower bumper, so the rear end became higher, which, supported by spoiler on the roof, makes it faster and stable on the road. The same goal is achieved with the specific shape of the car, being literally curved from the front to the end, so the car is aerodynamic and perfectly adjusted to the fast speed. It is better to describe the car shape as the Lotus petal shape. The impressive rear end is separated on parts with the metallic decoration, and below it is a wide truck door with the unique rear lights.


The inside of the 2018 McLaren 720S, at least not about the equipment and devices we should expect there. Being a traditionally small two-passenger coupe, it is maybe tight for the taller passengers, but who cares when the car has an impressive design and achieve high speed. Together with the egg-like shaped cabin, there are perfectly made seats and sporty and simple steering wheel all important for safe fast driving and enjoying it.


Speaking of the speed, 2018 McLaren 720S is fast and powerful thanks to the 4.0-liter V8 petrol engine with 710 horsepower. That is even 49 horses more than on new Ferrari, and that puts this car on the top of the list. The speed of 60 mph reaches for 2.8 seconds and top speed is amazing 212 mph. The engine is paired with 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Fuel economy, if somebody asks, is 18 mpg combined.

2018 McLaren 720S Price and Conclusion

The 2018 McLaren 720S is a truly McLaren model, with the great design and engine performances, but also with the touch of emotional impress which future buyers will recognize and accept. Those who decided to buy it should prepare around $288,800 for the base model.

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