McLaren Builds Green 570S Inspired by the F1 GT Longtail

Sam McEachern
by Sam McEachern

There are few road-legal cars that are as iconic as the McLaren F1 – so it’s not surprising to see the automaker’s MSO division look to it for inspiration.

MSO has today shown off its new special edition 570GT, which is painted in a special XP Green exterior color. The color was first used on the McLaren F1 GT XP Longtail – a road-going version of the F1 Longtail that first contested the FIA GT Championship in 1997. The special 570GT features a Saddle Tan interior with green accents as well, another feature that serves as a nod to the F1 GT XP. Other notable features setting this 570GT apart from others include Saddle Tan pinstriping, a subtle Union Jack emblem and MSO Black trim.

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“Any McLaren is a very special vehicle, but we are also seeing an increasing number of buyers expressing a desire to personalize their cars with additional features and options as well as color and trim choices outside of the core specification offered,” said McLaren marketing director Jolyon Nash. “As well as making it possible for individual McLaren owners to have exactly the McLaren they want, McLaren Special Operations will continue to create limited-volume collections such as these six 570GT models in XP Green, to further extend customer choice.”

XP Green will now be reserved for bespoke commissions, McLaren says. That means you’ll be able to get this bottle-green color on your McLaren, but you’ll have to go through MSO if you want to do so.

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Sam McEachern
Sam McEachern

Sam McEachern holds a diploma in journalism from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, and has been covering the automotive industry for over 5 years. He conducts reviews and writes AutoGuide's news content. He's a die-hard motorsports fan with a passion for performance cars of all sorts.

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