McLaren 12C Production Pausing for 650S

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

McLaren will be pausing production on its 12C model in order to satisfy the demand for the recently revealed 650S.

The British automaker expects that the majority of sales will shift to the 650S model from those that were previously interested in the 12C. Those that still prefer the 12C’s styling can order one, but McLaren remains optimistic that despite it will prove to be more popular despite the higher price. More importantly, the 650S will widen the gap between the upcoming entry-level P13 model from McLaren, which is due next year.

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The McLaren 650S was unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with 650 hp rather than the 12C’s standard 625 figure. Borrowing the 12C’s body, the 650S has a new front end heavily inspired by the McLaren P1 supercar.

GALLERY: McLaren 650S Live Shots

GALLERY: McLaren 650S

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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