Video: Jay Leno picks up his McLaren MP4-12C, gets driving lesson

When it comes to living the automotive enthusiast dream, Jay Leno has to be the perfect example. Besides having a large rare collection of vehicles, Jay Leno also gets to test-drive the latest and hottest sports cars on Jay Leno’s Garage. If that wasn’t enough, Leno also gets to pick up the supercars he orders and gets a private driving lesson.

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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