McLaren 12C GT Can-Am Edition (1)

H McLaren στο φετινό Goodwood θα παρουσιάσει μια σειρά ιστορικών της μοντέλων, ώστε να γιορτάσει τα 50στα της γενέθλια. Μαζί με τα ιστορικά και διάσημα μοντέλα της, εκεί θα υπάρχει και η 12C GT Can-Am Edition, η οποία θα περάσει σε περιορισμένη παραγωγή 30 μονάδων.

Το αυτοκίνητο απευθύνεται αποκλειστικά για χρήση εντός πίστας, ζυγίζει 1.200 κιλά και χάρις στο αεροδυναμικό πακέτο, η κάθετη δύναμη αυξάνεται κατά 30%. Ο V8 3,8-λίτρων twin-turbo κινητήρας του αποδίδει 630 άλογα με το bodykit να αποτελείται από μπροστινό splitter, διαχύτη, αεροτομή και πλαϊνά spoiler, όλα κατασκευασμένα από carbon.

Τα φρένα της είναι της Akebono και στο εσωτερικό συναντάμε δύο μαύρα μπάκετ καθίσματα, ζώνες έξι σημείων, αγωνιστικών προδιαγραφών rollcage, το τιμόνι της MP4-12C GT3, carbon κεντρική κονσόλα η οποία περιλαμβάνει και σύστημα κλιματισμού. Το κάθε ένα από τα 30 αυτοκίνητα που θα βγούνε στη παραγωγή κοστίζουν £375.000 (€467.400).

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  • The Can-Am name to join the collection of historic McLaren models to run up the Goodwood Hill this summer
  • The ultimate McLaren racers of the 1960s and 70s honoured by the most powerful 12C produced to date
  • A short, high definition video showing the M8D Can-Am racer in detail and the 12C GT Can-Am Edition on track can be viewed here:

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations, McLaren will showcase a selection of legendary models from the company’s heritage collection at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Alongside some of the most famous race- and championship-winning models from the brand’s illustrious past will be the latest model from McLaren GT which echoes a name with significant links to McLaren – the 12C GT Can-Am Edition – which will thrill crowds as it takes part in the run up the Goodwood Hill.

The McLaren name is synonymous with Can-Am racing throughout the 1960s and 1970s, with the McLaren Racing team claiming five back-to-back world championships between 1969 and 1974, making it the most successful team in the history of the championship.

The original McLaren Can-Am racers were campaigned by great names from motorsport history including Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme, and are the inspiration for the 12C GT Can-Am Edition. This latest project from McLaren GT is the rawest, most track-focused model built by McLaren Group’s race car manufacturing arm, to-date. Like the cars with which it shares the famous motorsport badge, the 12C GT Can-Am Edition features a powerful V8 engine, with the new model fitted with an unrestricted version of the 3.8-litre twin-turbo powerplant in the 12C GT3. Further modifications over the race-winning 12C GT3 include an optimised aerodynamics package, to provide even greater levels of downforce, and a passenger seat, to allow the thrills of this latest track car to be shared.

The track-only 12C GT Can-Am Edition will be produced in strictly limited numbers, with no more than 30 being built globally. This exclusivity is fitting for the most powerful 12C produced to-date – a worthy tribute to the first McLaren model to wear the Can-Am name since 1972.