Passenger & boot space
How it copes with people and clutter
Like the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 Turbo, the 540C is supposed to be a usable supercar. That means that, although it’s the cheapest car in McLaren’s range, the 540C is actually fractionally larger than its siblings. The carbon tub has also been modified to lower the height of the sill, while the doors open wider. This makes the car much easier to clamber inside than a 650S. Head room is good despite the low roof and the interior is wide enough to prevent clashed elbows with your passenger.