MSO McLaren 570GT celebrates 20 years since F1 XP GT ‘long-tail’

McLaren Special Operations has produced a special-edition version of the 570GT to celebrate 20 years since the origin of the F1 XP GT ‘Longtail ‘ was built.

Six units of MSO is the last car will be produced for customers in the united KINGDOM, Germany and the netherlands, painted in the same XP-green color as the first Longtail homologation special. The six new models are also at the wear on MSO exterior trim and get the Saddle tan leather seats with contrasting green stitching. Each car receives a plaque indicating its build number.

In standard, the OSM is at the side of his Pack Upgrade, the addition of a vehicle lift system, rear-view camera, Bowers & Wilkins audio system and car cover. The car sits on five-spoke forged wheels.

No changes have been made to the transmission, so that it is sticking with McLaren’s twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine that produces 562bhp and 443lb ft, allowing a 0-62mph time of 3.4 seconds and a 204mph top speed.

Based on the McLaren is more practical, the model, the 570GT, the car offers 370 litres of boot space of 220 litres more than the 570S. Its chassis settings are also unchanged compared to the standard 570GT, so that it is equipped with a suspension that is 15% softer in front and 10% softer in the rear compared to the 570S.

The original McLaren F1 XP GT from 1997 (pictured above) was produced as a homologation model with a new Longtail body, the increase of the supporting force on the original F1 GTR race car it was designed to improve. The XP GT, given birth to a production version called the F1, GT, which was built in three units. Its racing equivalent, the F1 GTR Longtail, finished as high as second in the 24 Hours of le Mans this year.

The 570GT follows the P1 XP Carbon Series as the second model to devote his colors to the iconic F1 homologation special.

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