McLaren MP4-12C 0-60 Time and Top Speed

February 14, 2011 at 8:28 pm

Finally after a long long wait, McLaren confirmed official performance figures for their yet to be launched MP4-12C.

This new type of British supercar is set to beat all the rivals from Germany and Italy by offering more of what they offer and at a higher quality. So while it’s insanely fast and handles like a dream, it is also practical, to some extent, and is relatively easy to live with and cheap to run. It is in fact a normal car that just happened to look awesome and goes like a stabbed rat!

McLaren MP4 12C 0 60 Time and Top Speed mp4 12c 1

Among all the technical specs and details, what most people are keen to know is the 0 to 60 mph acceleration time and the top speed. So let’s cut to the chase:

  • 0 – 200kph in 9.1s (8.9s on optional Corsa tyres)
  • CO2 emissions of 279g/km (equating to 24.2 EU mpg combined)
  • 0 – 100kph in 3.3s (3.1s with optional Corsa tyres)
  • top speed: 330kph (205mph)
  • 100 – 0 kph in 30.5 m (100 ft)
  • ¼ mile: 10.9s @ 135 mph
  • dry weight (with lightweight options): 1301kgs / 2868 lbs
  • carbon MonoCell chassis weight:  75kgs / 165 lbs
  • power: weight (lightweight options): 461PS / 455bhp per tonne.
  • power: 600PS (592bhp) at 7,000 rpm
  • torque: 600Nm between 3,000 – 7,000 rpm

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