The McLaren 570S Sprint is Designed for Track Lovers
Track rats with some extra cash to spare have a new track-only option from British supercar-maker McLaren: the 570S Sprint.
McLaren calls its the most track-focused Sports Series model, made purely for owners who want to enjoy the race track without abiding by any race league restrictions, though a package is available to have the car meet all FIA standards for GT4 competition. Those looking for a GT4-spec car right out of the box can opt for the McLaren 570S GT4.
Since there were no rules to meet, McLaren says that power output on the 570S Sprint has been optimized for driver engagement while the car’s noise has also been cranked up. Providing power is the same 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 and seven-speed tranmission found in the standard 570S.
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What makes this car special is all the racing equipment that has been tacked on. These upgrades include a GT3-inspired high temp radiators, a more aggressive front splitter, a carbon-fiber rear wing and front dive planes. Cast magnesium wheels shod with Pirelli racing slicks come standard on the car while an optional motorsport air jacking system is also available.
Inside, the interior is stripped out and an FIA-approved roll cage is added, bringing more protection to the carbon fiber monocoque. A six-point racing harness is installed on the FIA-approved driver seat while a passenger seat is optional.
McLaren orange is the standard color for the 570S Sprint, but the car can be finished in any of the colors available on the 570S, including a number of unique liveries through MSO, McLaren’s customization arm.
Deliveries of the 570S Sprint will begin in 2017 with pricing starting at £148,000 ($217,827).
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