[VIDEO] McLaren 12C Spider gets driven by Justin Bell
“World’s Fastest Car Show” host and experienced motorsports driver Justin Bell has recently went for a spin in the impressive McLaren 12C Spider.
Petrol heads, fans of McLaren, are in the right place because the footage posted below is showing Justin Bell going for a spin in the fastest McLaren drop top ever, the 12C Spider. The famous motorsports driver is disagreeing with those who are saying that McLaren is lacking personality and to prove his ground, he can be seen giving the 12C Spider a proper shakedown in the footage posted below.
The McLaren 12C Spider is only gaining 88 lb on its weight, compared to its solid roof brother, with the vehicle’s torsional rigidity coming from the carbon fiber tub and from the front and rear subframes, and the body panels serve no structural purpose. Power to the McLaren 12C Spider is being provided by a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine, the same one used on the MP4-12C and even on the brand new P1 hybrid supercar. In the convertible, the unit is good for 625 PS, sent to the RWD through a 7-speed SSG dual-clutch transmission. The 0 to 100 km/h sprint takes 3.1 seconds and the average fuel consumption stands at 11.7L / 100km.
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