Video: AutoCar takes McLaren MP4-12C on ultimate road trip

Steve Sutcliffe, a journalist over at AutoCar probably has some of the most fun after the blokes over at Top Gear when it comes to covering the auto industry.

After recently pinning the new McLaren MP4-12C against the McLaren F1, Sutcliffe decided to take a road trip in the MP4-12C from the Autodroma International in Portugal all the way back to the UK.

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Check out the video after the jump.

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Refresher: The 2012 McLaren Mp4-12C is powered by a 3.8L twin-turbo V8 making 592-hp at 7,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 443 lb-ft between 3,000 rpm to 7,000 rpm. That allows the McLaren MP4-12C to run from 0-62 mph in 3.3 seconds with a top speed clocked in at 205 mph. The Corsa tire option shaves 0.2 seconds off the 0-62 mph time. 0 to 124 mph takes 9.1 seconds and with the Corsa tire option that goes down by 0.2 seconds. The quarter mile run takes the McLaren MP4-12C  10.9 seconds at 134 mph. Stopping from 62 mph can happen in 100 feet. Price start at $231,400.

– By: Omar Rana