McLaren MP4-12C Priced at $229,000

Admin January 24, 2011 0

If you read our deep dive on the McLaren MP4-12C, you’re thoroughly up to speed on the automaker’s latest foray into supercardom. However, something was missing. McLaren hadn’t provided the rudimentary performance figures to keep bench racers and keyboard jockeys frothing at the mouth.

According to recent reports the MP4-12C is able to crack the 60 mph mark in “under three seconds” when utilizing the launch control feature on its seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Partnered with its 2,870 curb weight (there’s still some debate if that’s “dry” or fully loaded with fluids) and 600 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, the more telling stat is its 0-124 mph time of “under 10 seconds.” Read more at AutoBlog.

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