The 2016 McLaren 570S is the first product in the new McLaren Sport Series, launched to perform similar to a track car and maintain flexibility for everyday use. It was first shown to the public at the 115th New York International Auto Show on 1st April 2015. The 2016 McLaren 570S release date was November 2015.
The unique thing about the 2016 McLaren 570S is that it shares some of its technologies from the Formula 1™ sports car. This includes an ultra-light weight (75kg) chassis and carbon fiber body kit, which make it one of the lightest sports cars available. Check out our review below for more details.
2016 McLaren 570S Specs:
The McLaren 570S features a mid-mounted engine, which when combined with a rear-wheel drive layout and a carbon-fiber monocoque, offers the best power-to-weight ratio. The powertrain is 3.8L twin-turbo V8, also known as M838TE. The engine is paired with a seven-speed SSG transmission and is capable of delivering 570PS (562bhp) and 600Nm (442lb ft).
It weighs only 1,313kg (2,895lbs), making it lighter and aerodynamically efficient than most of its competitors including Audi R8 (3,200lbs) and Porsche 911 Turbo S (3,550-3,750lbs).
2016 McLaren 570S Exterior Design
The 570S extends a unique “sculpted by air” design philosophy, which is not only aerodynamically optimized but also renders a striking look. The distinct coupe design increases the downforce and divides the airflow intelligently for an exhilarating performance.
The front fascia comprises of LED headlamps and an attractive bumper design while signature di-hedral doors add to the overall sporty look of the 570S.
2016 McLaren 570S Interior Design
On the inside, the 570S offers steering wheel, seats and front dash wrapped in leather. Moreover, it is loaded with an impressive infotainment system featuring a 7-inch IRIS touchscreen along with Bluetooth connectivity, climate control, DAB digital or SIRIUS satellite radio and more. Customers can also go for McLaren bespoke interior specifications, same as accessible on the 675LT.
2016 McLaren 570S Performance
The 2016 McLaren 570S is capable of going from standstill to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.2 seconds, with a top speed of 204 mph (328 km/h). Talking about its rival, the Porsche 911 Turbo S top speed is limited to 197 mph; however, it can run to 62 mph in just 2.9 seconds. The 570S consumes around 9.22L to cover a distance of 100 kilometers in ideal conditions.
2016 McLaren 570S Price
The 2016 McLaren 570S starts at $184,900 in the United States and is more expensive compared to both of its German competitors. While the Porsche 911 Turbo is more efficient compared to the 570S, the latter renders a more attractive design and persona. If you desire a complete package of style and performance, the McLaren 570S would be the smartest choice. Don’t have enough money for your dream car? Pay heed to our advice.