McLaren 600LT Spied Ahead of Upcoming Debut

Sam McEachern
by Sam McEachern

The McLaren 600LT has been spied ahead of its debut at next month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The 600LT, as this 570S-based model is expected to be called, is the second production vehicle to arrive with an ‘LT’ badge – which refers to ‘Long Tail’ and is a nod to the 1995 McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail. The first ‘LT’ vehicle, apart from the original, was the 650S-based 675LT.

An even more capable version of the 570S, the 600LT will have more downforce thanks to a new aero kit and will produce more power from its 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine. As the rumored name would suggest, the twin-turbo engine will likely make around 600 hp.

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Other upgrades include new exhausts that have been rerouted to the engine cover, stickier rubber and more powerful brakes.

In a statement, McLaren said the vehicle would “benefit from increased power, minimised weight, optimised aerodynamics and enhanced driver engagement.” It also said the vehicle would be “limited to the few,” and will be built in extremely low numbers.

The McLaren 600LT is expected to make its debut online ahead of an official appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 7th.

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