McLaren MP4-12C official performance specs released

The McLaren MP4-12C officially entered production on Feb. 2, 2011, however McLaren Automotive has held on to the official performance specs… until now. The supercar make has finally released official performance figures on its new model and we have to say that it will definitely give the competition a run for the money.

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Power for the McLaren MP4-12C officially comes from 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. If you happen to opt for the Corsa tire option, you can shave 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.

The McLaren MP4-12C is available to order now with prices starting at $231,400.

Refresher: Power for the 2011 McLaren MP4-12C comes from a 3.8L V8 twin-turbo engine producing around 600-hp mated to a 7-speed Seamless Shift dual-clutch gearbox (SSG). 0 to 60 mph comes in the low 3 second range with a top speed of more than 200 mph. Sales in the United States begin in the summer of 2011 with prices starting at $231,400.

– By: Omar Rana