What will the McLaren 600LT be like to drive?


Our Matt Prior discusses how he thinks the track-oriented Sports Series model will drive

If you had to guess what a limited-run McLaren Sports Series model finale would be like, would this be it? I think it might.

Power is up, weight is down, although by margins that surprised me. Who’d have thought there was 96kg you could fairly easily dispatch from a 570S?

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What I’m particularly interested in is what the suspension is like. Sports Series cars get more conventional coil-sprung suspension than the hydraulically linked Super Series cars, so it’ll be intriguing to see how the 600LT rides. Will it be harsh? No McLaren, even the Senna, has been so far, so I wonder what the character will be like; how far it’ll be removed from the regular 570S.

And that’s the biggie, as I see it: it’s called LT, after all. Given the fact that the 675 and a McLaren F1 have been the only recipients of the Longtail name so far, and that they’re both fairly senior pieces of machinery, this needs to be seriously good to justify it.

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Source:: Autocar