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McLaren has unveiled the open version of the supercar 720S (photo)

Company McLaren has unveiled the open version of the supercar 720S — 720 S Spider. Compared with the coupe, the Roadster up for only 49 pounds, got a carbon fiber roof with a record in the class time of transformation and a unique rear glass sections.

Thanks to a carbon-fibre Monocage monocoque II-S with integrated rollover protection in the Roadster do not use additional amplifiers of the body. Weight supercar — 1332 kg, which is only 49 pounds more than the coupe, and 88 pounds less than “the nearest competitor”. Probably talking about Ferrari 488 Spider, which weight just 1420 kg.

Rigid carbon-fiber roof “Spider” is equipped with an electric drive. The company argued that she had a record time of transformation for supercars — just 11 seconds, six seconds faster than the 650S Spider. In addition, its mechanism is two times quieter than its predecessor. To fold or expand the roof can be at speeds up to 50 kilometers per hour. As options are available out on top with electrochromic glass that changes transparency.

Behind the seats 720S Spider fairings installed with a carbon protective structure and a stand with a section of darkened glass. They not only 12 percent improve visibility, but also optimize air flow at the rear of the Roadster. From supercar two trunks: the main 150-litre is front, rear, under cover, hidden compartment with a volume of 58 litres (only available with raised roof).

McLaren 720S Spider is equipped with the same engine that the coupe: a 4.0-liter twin-turbo “eight” power of forces 720 and 770 Nm of torque. From a place to hundred kilometers per hour coupe accelerates in 2.9 seconds, to 200 in 7.9 seconds. The maximum speed with the top up the same 720S — 341 kilometer per hour. Removed can accelerate to 325 km / h.

The Roadster features an active spoiler that adjusts the position of the roof and acts as an air brake, hydraulic suspension Proactive Chassis Control II wheels with a new design. In addition, 720S Spider offered in new colors — Belize Blue and Aztec Gold.

Orders for the supercar have already been taken. The initial price — 237 000 pounds.

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