New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

McLaren 600LT to make world debut at Goodwood FOS

2018-07-11 16:00

Here are 10 facts you need to know about McLaren's latest supercar: the 600LT. It will make its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 12 in the United Kingdom. 

1. The lightest, most powerful and quickest road-legal Sports Series McLaren makes its world debut on July 12 in the UK, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. 

2. 441kW and 620Nm ensures blistering acceleration: 0-100km/h is the equal of a McLaren 675LT at 2.9 seconds; 0 – 200km/h in just 8.2 seconds. 

3. New aerodynamic carbon fibre bodywork – including front splitter, side sills, extended diffuser and fixed rear wing – contributes to 100kg of downforce at 250km/h. 

4. 100kg lighter* than 570S Coupé DIN kerbweight, with a lightest dry weight of 1247kg giving a power-to-weight ratio of 353kW/tonne. 

5. Optional Clubsport and Clubsport Pro packs available from McLaren Special Operations (MSO) for even lighter weight and more track-focused features. 

Scroll through the gallery of the 600LT below: 

6. Nearly a quarter of McLaren 600LT parts new compared to McLaren 570S Coupé, including unique top-exit exhaust system and two all-new, ultra-lightweight alloy wheel designs. 

7. Forged aluminium double wishbone suspension derived from the McLaren Super Series combine with stiffer anti-roll bars and an 8mm reduction in ride height to help deliver enhanced dynamic performance and new heights of driver engagement. 

8. Bespoke Pirelli P Zero™ Trofeo R tyres work in harmony with increased downforce to generate circuit cornering speeds that exceed those of a McLaren 675LT. 

9. Latest-generation lightweight brake calipers, carbon ceramic discs and a McLaren Senna-inspired brake booster ensure precise pedal feel and phenomenal stopping power: 200km/h to standstill in just 117 metres. 

10. 600LT opens next chapter in the McLaren ‘Longtail’ (LT) story; production volume strictly limited. 


There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.