If you are a lover of supercars and racing, life does not get any better than behind the wheel of a McLaren MP4-12C GT3.
This is the first ever vehicle designed for racing outside of the Formula 1 area.
Making its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, this is one of the supercars
that is among the very best
. The car is based on the MP4-12C which is a high performance luxury
road car, and was revised and honed to perfection following a very intense period of development.
There have been numerous components devised specifically for this vehicle, one of few road racing supercars
from McLaren. One of these will perfect the aerodynamics and it comes in the form of the front radiator. This new design will provide the maximum ambient temperature for the vehicle to run. There is also a brand new gearbox cooler which is mounted on the aerodeck at the rear of the car. A new front splitter along with rear wing, louvers of the fenders at the front and a diffuser, all go towards ensuring this is one of the supercars
that will stand out for beauty along with making it extremely fast.
It is the recently established McLaren GT that is behind the development of the 12C GT3. The team have spent the race season of 2011 developing this luxury supercar
before delivering it to privateer teams who will race the luxury supercar
in Europe in 2012. The road car just like the 12C features a superb design of
the very best
and comes with a very unique one piece chassis made of carbon fiber, which has been dubbed the MonoCell. This is a feature that the team revealed in Formula 1 racing in 1981. The luxury supercar
for the road will also come with numerous other features that stem from Formula 1 supercars
. One of these superb pieces of technology is the design of the steering wheel which is the same as the one used by champion racer Lewis Hamilton.
has been tested to the extreme on numerous grounds, including FIA approved circuits scattered across Europe. The development phase has been useful to McLaren in regards to optimizing the technical specifications of the supercar
, along with the vehicles durability. A spokesman for the team said that the reaction to the racing car has been excellent at all of the circuits visited. Drivers that have been confirmed for the Goodwood Festival of Speed included Andrew Kirkaldy, Oliver Turvey and Chris Goodwin.
has been built to win featuring new levels of some of the very best
innovative technology. The 3.8 liter McLaren V8 twin turbo engine has been given a tune up to 500 PS and when combined with the lighter six speed gearbox it ensures optimal performance which is well balanced.