McLaren has confirmed Australian pricing for the new GT, it kicks off at $399,995 plus on-road costs.
Local pricing positions the GT between the 570S ($395,000) and the 570GT ($415,000).
Dimensionally, the GT measures in at 4683mm long, 2095mm wide and 1213mm high with a 2675mm wheelbase. The kerb weight is listed at 1530kg distributed 42.5/57.5 across the front and rear.
The GT will offer plenty of practicality (for a McLaren) with two luggage compartments consisting of a 150L front storage area and 420L cargo space at the rear.
The suspension, steering and brakes are all unique to the car, McLaren says everything has been “honed and optimised to provide an outstanding Grand Touring driving experience, with inherent balance, responsiveness and precision yet better ride comfort than any other McLaren.”
Underneath, the suspension is a lightweight aluminium, double-wishbone design, paired with new hydraulic dampers to deliver Proactive Damping Control which offers settings for Comfort, Sport and Track.
On the inside, the two-seat cabin is trimmed in Nappa leather and features McLaren’s latest infotainment system displayed on a 7.0-inch touchscreen. There’s also a customisable 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.
Power comes from a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine producing 456kW and 630Nm, it’s matched to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission that drives the rear wheels.
In terms of performance, McLaren claims the GT can sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.2 seconds and from 0-200km/h in 9.0 seconds, on its way to a top speed of 326km/h.
McLaren says the first examples of the GT are scheduled to arrive in Australia during the fourth quarter of 2019.
2020 McLaren GT pricing (excludes on-road costs):
GT - $399,990
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