McLaren reveals MSO 720S ‘Stealth Theme’ impressed by Le Mans-winning F1 GTR
As is commonly the case with flagship McLarens, this specific 720S has spent a while by the hands of McLaren Particular Operations, or MSO. Not for the primary time both, following a slew of particular editions showing since its launch final yr, together with the Dubai mannequin and Velocity, previewed at Geneva Motor Present in 2017.
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The most recent effort has been commissioned by McLaren London, with a paint scheme paying homage to a sure Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR. Its Sarthe Gray paint was impressed by the McLaren F1 GTR that was pushed to victory by JJ Lehto, Yannick Dalmas and Masanori Sekiya on the well-known Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe in 1995.
It additionally sports activities Vermillion Pink accents, however as you’d count on from MSO, they’re no mere vinyl stickers, as a substitute being hand-painted in a course of that takes nearly 200 hours.
Different particulars distinctive to the mannequin embody light-weight wheels completed in MSO Satin Black with a singular, crimson outer rim and single distinction spoke on every wheel. The accents don’t cease on the exterior, with the higher fascia, seats and doorways that includes crimson stitching too. The automotive received’t obtain any efficiency upgrades nevertheless, with its 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 nonetheless pushing a powerful 710bhp to the rear wheels.
The Stealth mannequin was one of many MSO Bespoke themes previewed on the mannequin’s international debut at Geneva Motor Present final yr, alongside the Velocity, Monitor and Pacific themes which have already been produced as MSO Bespoke orders. Regardless of what its title could counsel, we suspect the fortunate proprietor will stand out from the group quite properly.