McLaren 720S verdict and specs

We drive the McLaren 720S, a new carbonfibre supercar that’s impossibly fast a...

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Matt Prior
2 May 2016 22:1 | Last updated: 14 Jun 2018 0:3

Should I buy one?

Yes. Yes you should. The 720S is a brilliant supercar that's faster than any of its rivals and more usable, too. It’s no surprise that McLaren finds its owners drive more miles per year than is the average for this class.

It’s arguable that a Ferrari 488 GTB, Audi R8 or Lamborghini Hurracán still makes a better noise, but there’s little doubt that now, in almost every other area you care to mention, the McLaren is the benchmark.

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McLaren 720S

Engine size 4.0 V8 turbo petrol

Price £218,020

Power 710bhp

Torque 568lb ft

0-62mph 2.8sec

Top speed 212mph

Gov't economy 26.4mpg

CO2/tax band 249g/km/34%

Insurance group  tbc

Airbags tbc

Doors 2

Seats 2

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