McLaren Automotive makes its debut with MP4-12C supercar

Yesterday, the world welcomed one more automaker company, the McLaren Automotive. The brand new automotive company announced its arrival in Working, England, by unveiling its flagship product, the MP4-12C. The speedster is only one of many beauties that will be rolled out from this company famous for its exploits on the F1 race field. The MP4-12C was unveiled by McLaren F1 drivers Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. A supercar that is sure to set the hearts of many speedsters racing, the MP4-12C is here to stay. The main emphasis of McLaren while creating this beauty was lightweight and aerodynamic efficiency. The rear-wheel-drive beauty boasts a mid-mounted 3.8-liter V8 that produces 600 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque with an 8,000-rpm redline.

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Comparisons with the McLaren F1 are no doubt expected, but the new MP4-12C is said to feature more equipment than the old car, including a full complement of air bags. A power-packed package, the 12C also boasts a brake steer system similar to the type used in F1 cars.
On the inside, too, this beauty glows with hi-tech embellishments, which McLaren refers to as the IRIS infotainment system. A portrait mode seven-inch touch screen in the center is backed up by a 1.6 GHz Intel processor and Microsoft software and features several Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ports for connecting your various gadgets.
McLaren has plans of delivering over 1,000 MP4-12C cars in 2011 alone and already has two more cars in development.

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