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2018-03-09 09:48

Cape Town -  The McLaren Senna is one of the most highly-anticipated cars in recent times and despite its extreme status the automaker designed it to be the the ultimate road-legal supercar.

Geneva appearance

The automaker showcased two versions of the Senna at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show; a carbon-fibred model which took engineers 1000 hours to produce and also a track only GTR version.  

McLaren raised its technological bar further with its Senna GTR featuring more power and greater torque from its 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine than the 588kW and 800Nm developed in the road car – increasing its performance to about 606kW.

McLaren says the car will be faster than the ‘standard’ model in a straight line. The additional benefit of a race-style transmission, revised double wishbone suspension and Pirelli slick tyres – together with up to 1 000kg of downforce – will ensure that the McLaren Senna GTR will also post the quickest McLaren circuit lap times outside Formula 1.

That said, McLaren has showcased the first bits of the Senna out in the wild. Watch the video below: 

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