Official performance Data and Technical specifications for new McLaren MP4-12C announced

Written By:
Photography by:

MP4-12C production cars enter the McLaren Technology Centre, segment-best performance data and full technical specification for the innovative new high performance sports car is confirmed.

McLaren MP4-12C performance data

   

EU

US/UK

Engine

Power

600 PS (441kW)

592 bhp

@ 7000 rpm

@ 7000 rpm

 

Torque

600 Nm

443 lb-ft

@ 3000-7000rpm

@ 3000-7000rpm

Weight

DIN weight

1434 kg

3161 lbs

 

Dry weight

1336 kg

2945 lbs

 

Dry weight

1301kg

2868 lbs

With lightweight options

Efficiency

CO2

279 g/km

279 g/km

 

Fuel consumption (combined)

11.7 l/100 km

24.2 mpg (UK)

 

Power to weight

461 PS/tonne

455 bhp/tonne

 

(with lightweight options)

 

0.47 g/km per PS

 

0.47 g/km per bhp

CO2/power

Speed

Maximum speed

330 kph

205 mph

Acceleration

0-100 kph (62 mph)

3.3 s

3.3 s

(3.1 s with Corsa tire option)

(3.1 s with Corsa tire option)

0-200 kph (124 mph)

9.1 s

9.1 s

(8.9 s with Corsa tire option)

(8.9 s with Corsa tire option)

0-400 m / ¼ mile

10.9 s @ 216 kph

10.9 @ 134 mph

0-1000 m

19.6 s @ 272 kph

 

Braking

200-0 kph 123 m

124-0 mph 403 ft

100-0 kph 30.5m

62-0 mph 100 ft

 

All figures apply to a European specification MP4-12C

McLaren MP4-12C Technical Specification

Drivetrain layout

Longitudinal mid-engine, RWD

Engine configuration

V8 twin turbo

Engine material

Aluminum block and cylinder heads

Oiling

Dry sump

Compression ratio

8.7:1

Valvetrain

32-valve, DOHC, dual VVT

Redline ( rpm)

8,500

Bore x Stroke (mm)

93 x 69.9

Engine displacement (cc)

3799

PS / rpm

600 / 7000

Torque Nm / rpm

600 / 3000-7000

PS per litre

158

Transmission

7 Speed SSG with Pre-Cog

Body structure

Carbon fiber MonoCell with aluminum front and rear frames

Wheelbase (mm)

2670

Track, F/R (mm)

1656 / 1583

Length (mm)

4507

Width (mm)

1909

Height (mm)

1199

DIN weight (kg / lbs)

1434 / 3161

Dry weight (kg / lbs)

1336 / 2945

Dry weight with lightweight options (kg / lbs)

1301 / 2868

Weight distribution at DIN F / R %

42.5 /  57.5

Active aerodynamics

McLaren Airbrake

Suspension

ProActive Chassis Control

ProActive Chassis Control modes

Winter / Normal / Sport / Track

Powertrain modes

Winter / Normal / Sport / Track

Brakes

Cast iron discs with forged aluminum hubs(F  370mm / R 350 mm)

Wheel sizes (F / R)

19” x 8.5”J / 20” x 11” J

Tires (F / R)

Pirelli PZero 235/35 R19 / 305/30 R20

  

Comments

2013 McLaren 12C GT3 off to a winning start
2013 McLaren 12C GT3 off to a winning start

McLaren GT kicked off the 2013 European GT season in style, with French rally-ace Sébastien Loeb claiming victory in the opening round of the FIA GT Series at Nogaro...

McLaren 12C GT3 confirmed  eligible for Pirelli World Challenge
McLaren 12C GT3 confirmed eligible for Pirelli World Challenge

McLaren 12C GT3 has been confirmed as eligible for the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC), by the series organizers following a strong competitive debut season in Europe. This announcement means that the British-built racer is now able to compete in North America for the first time...

McLaren P1 the number cruncher
McLaren P1 the number cruncher

McLaren Automotive has released the final numbers, images and information relating to its phenomenal McLaren P1™ ahead of a global reveal in just a few days at the 83rd International Geneva Motor Show. ...

EuroCar News on youTube Follow eurocarnews on Twitter