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New 3-seat McLaren ‘Hyper-GT’ will be the fastest McLaren ever

New 3-seat McLaren ‘Hyper-GT’ ...
Faster than a McLaren F1,  only 106 will be produced at £1.6million, and they're all sold already.
Faster than a McLaren F1,  only 106 will be produced at £1.6million, and they're all sold already.
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The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1.6million plus taxes if they weren't all sold already.
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The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1.6million plus taxes if they weren't all sold already.
The entire BP23 production of 106 examples was allocated before the car was officially announced in November 2016. Production is due to begin at the end of next year, with every BP23 personalised to each owner's taste by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for bespoke customer commissions.
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The entire BP23 production of 106 examples was allocated before the car was officially announced in November 2016. Production is due to begin at the end of next year, with every BP23 personalised to each owner's taste by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for bespoke customer commissions.
Faster than a McLaren F1,  only 106 will be produced at £1.6million, and they're all sold already.
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Faster than a McLaren F1,  only 106 will be produced at £1.6million, and they're all sold already.

McLaren's next hypercar, codenamed BP23, was confirmed overnight when details of the forthcoming "Hyper-GT" were announced by McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt during the Geneva Motor Show press conference.

The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243 mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1.6million plus taxes if they weren't all sold already.

The initial public showing of the Hyper-GT is planned "before the end of 2018" after a private preview for the 106 McLaren customers who have already placed deposits on the car.

The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1.6million plus taxes if they weren't all sold already.
The three-seat petrol-electric hybrid will have a similar seating layout to the legendary McLaren F1, will be faster than the 243mph (391km/h) F1, will only be produced in limited quantities (106) and would have cost £1.6million plus taxes if they weren't all sold already.

The next addition to the McLaren Ultimate Series will be the most luxurious McLaren ever according to Flewitt. McLaren claims the BP23 will "deliver the unparalleled blend of extreme performance and sporting luxury that befits its status as the ultimate road-going McLaren."

The entire BP23 production of 106 examples was allocated before the car was officially announced in November 2016. Production is due to begin at the end of next year, with every BP23 personalised to each owner's taste by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for bespoke customer commissions.

The entire BP23 production of 106 examples was allocated before the car was officially announced in November 2016. Production is due to begin at the end of next year, with every BP23 personalised to each owner's taste by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for bespoke customer commissions.
The entire BP23 production of 106 examples was allocated before the car was officially announced in November 2016. Production is due to begin at the end of next year, with every BP23 personalised to each owner's taste by McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the division of McLaren Automotive responsible for bespoke customer commissions.

BP23 will carry an as-yet unannounced name, rather than the alphanumerical nomenclatures used by the McLaren Sports Series and Super Series; this name, together with the maximum possible speed, will be disclosed nearer to the car's reveal.

5 comments
Joshua Tulberg
but will it do 0-60 in 1.9 seconds?
F.Gogoni
Seats make a heart S2!? A Hyper car must not be lovely!
Rocky Stefano
@Joshua. But will it sound like a "real" car? You like hearing the wind rushing through your ears as you silently drive your Tesla. I prefer the throaty grumble of petrol engines thank you
guzmanchinky
Again, what is the deal with the top speeds? No one will ever use it, and it compromises some aspects of lower speed usability.
Indiver716
Re: "Again, what is the deal with the top speeds?" I'm guessing having a car with a higher top speed than another car just allows the car to stand out from the crowd and entice insecure buyers who want bragging rights for owning the then-current fastest car ever. The same desire to feel extra special that prompts buyers to seek the fastest CPU clock speed or the latest iPhone as soon as it is available.