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RAISE YOUR LIMITS

720S

Introduction

FIERCE ELEGANCE

A light and strong supercar shaped by the forces of nature. Honed by the elements. Poised for attack. And ferociously fast. Yet beautifully made, tactile and effortlessly usable, every day.

The McLaren 720S is purposeful and radical. With apex predator responses. It accelerates from 0-60mph in an incredible 2.8 seconds when provoked. And can cover a quarter of a mile in 10.4 seconds. From a standing start.

But raw figures don’t reveal the whole story. There is pure driver engagement and contemporary luxury here too. In depth. A thrilling, accessible, natural balance.

Evolution in full flight.

BEAUTY OF THE BEAST

A word from McLaren
“Every profile, every curve on the McLaren 720S has been designed for a single purpose – maximum driver engagement.”

Rob Melville

Design Director

Design

Beautiful from every angle. But always for a reason.

The McLaren 720S is born of the McLaren design philosophy: everything for a reason. The powerful simplicity and integrity of this ethos shapes stunning cars. Through an intense, evolutionary process. The radical shape of the 720S is inspired by the teardrop. Nature’s perfect aerodynamic form. It takes this shape because it helps to deliver superlative performance. And aerodynamic efficiency. Every design detail is the same. Created to improve performance. Sharpen handling. Intensify engagement. Enhance comfort. Beautifully.

Design

Design

Sophisticated. Seamless. And organic. A leap forward for our design language but true to McLaren DNA. At the core of the design of the 720S is 360° visibility. Unprecedented in supercars, it transforms the drive – giving you the confidence to let loose. An advanced composite structure allows for much slimmer A-pillars and glazed C-pillars. The whole upper structure flows effortlessly into the bodywork.

Design Driven Innovation

Natural. Flow.

Form and function are inseparable. As in nature. When something is beautiful, it’s that way for good reason. The headlights that define the face of the McLaren 720S are unmistakable. But their deep-set, sculpted design also features integrated air intakes. Guiding air around the lights and into the radiators. The iconic dihedral doors add unrivalled drama. But they also optimise accessibility to the cabin and rear storage area. With strong bloodline links to the original McLaren F1.

 

The bodysides are sculpted and muscular. Free from vents, scoops and details. Shark-like in their fluid simplicity. Fast flowing air is guided around the A-pillars and into the rear air intakes. An innovation that builds on the techniques used on the revolutionary P1.

 

At the rear, the 720S is defined by powerful haunches. Always ready to leap. They blend elegantly with the fully integrated rear spoiler. Maintaining the feel of extreme dynamic function and uncluttered, sculpted form.

A word from McLaren
“Great design tells a great story…every feature and profile has been designed to visually communicate how the 720S works. The result: a sophisticated technical sculpture that showcases our ability to seamlessly merge cutting edge aerodynamics, engineering and design”

Rob Melville

Design Director

A space to savour

The organic curves and natural forms of the exterior flow into the cockpit. Defined by an incredible all-round visibility. Fully glazed and bright. Space efficient and sophisticated. The Carbon Fibre Monocage II is fully on show. Emphasising the ultra-light underlying structure.

 

Driver focus is absolute. Key controls like the Active Dynamics Panel are at your fingertips. Priority is given to the essentials on a clean, minimal dashboard. An innovative Folding Driver Display shows only vital information. And folds away for maximum visibility in Slim Display Mode.

 

This is a futuristic place. But everyday usability has not been sacrificed. There is thoughtful storage space. There are practical details throughout. And everywhere, there is a deep, ingrained sense of quality.

 

Fine leather is tactile and durable. Stitching patterns are unique to the 720S. Machined aluminium greets you at numerous touch points. Mood lighting creates a luxurious ambience. Subtly illuminating the exquisite craftsmanship.

Configurator

HARNESS YOUR OWN

A natural balance of advanced features and beautiful materials. Create your individual McLaren 720S.

Engagement

ROAD, CAR, YOU. AS ONE.

The radical, sublime design. The bold extreme engineering. The relentless pursuit of aerodynamic efficiency. The uncompromising use of the best materials… It all leads to this place. The point of engagement. Between driver and car. Steering is at the heart of driver engagement. Against the grain, at McLaren we reject the more common electrically assisted power steering – in favour of an electro-hydraulic design. Because it’s crisper. And clearer. Feeding real information from road to car to driver like nothing else can. For nuanced responses. And the truest feedback

The electro-hydraulic steering works closely with the car’s Active Dynamics. Turn the dial to Sport or Track and the 720S braces for track action – responses sharpened. Power intensified. Dial back to Comfort mode and instantly you get the ideal set up for open roads. Effortless progress and a remarkably serene ride. In the 720S, driver engagement goes deeper. To match every surface, curve and camber. Each challenge. From extreme circuits to country lanes.

THE ROAR OF NATURE

Class-leading power, torque and usable performance define the engine at the heart of the 720S. It creates a pure, organic connection between car and driver. From tickover to maximum revs. The soundtrack brings this story to life.

Top Speed

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212 mp/h

km/h

TAP AND HOLD KEEP HOLDING... YOU CAN LET GO HOLD SPACE TO HEAR THE 720S KEEP HOLDING... YOU CAN LET GO

Turn on sound for maximum feel

Lightness

Tracking the beast

Competition is in the blood. The 720S is perfectly adapted to push the limits on track. Now you can sharpen that track focus further, with the MSO Defined Titanium Harness Bar. Tailor made for the 720S, it’s mounted behind the seats, and is designed as the ultimate anchor for MSO Defined 6-Point Harnesses. Extreme performance with unrivalled safety.  

Track themed video here?

Power

ELEMENTAL FORCE. DEPLOYED WITH FINESSE.

The McLaren 720S is a force of nature. Its 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 delivers 720PS and 770Nm of torque. 0-60mph takes just 2.8 seconds. And 124mph arrives in an astonishing 7.8 seconds. But the 720S is all about the way you can use power. The balance. Accessibility. Feedback. Finesse. Breath-taking figures can only tell you so much…

POWER

Power

This is one incredibly fast supercar. The fearsomely powerful M840T engine is the starting point. Offering unrelenting power and acceleration. But the combination with our advanced driving technologies is what truly brings this animal to life. Enabling an astonishing breadth of ability. On every road, and any track.

The Heart of The Supercar

Heart of the beast

A living, beating heart. Propelling the shark-like form of the 720S with ferocious conviction. Instantaneous power and scorching-fast responsiveness. All to be expected when you have 720PS behind you.

 

Twin scroll turbochargers. A super-stiff, light crankshaft. Advanced Port Fuel Injection. Every engine part has been analysed and refined to maximise performance. Usability. Efficiency. With a feral, stirring exhaust note to match. The call of the wild.

 

Yet not all sounds enhance the driving experience. So noise interference has been minimised. With extra engine bay soundproofing. This cuts out the frequencies you don’t want. And amplifies the car’s true voice: the engine note.

 

The engine is also positioned as low as possible between the front and rear axles. Maintaining ideal weight distribution and lowering the centre of gravity. For exceptional handling prowess.

Always ready to strike

The 720S anticipates the environment as it changes. Always alert, the Proactive Chassis Control II system intelligently optimises ride comfort. And keeps the car flat and composed in every corner.

 

At the heart of the system is a complex algorithm that constantly monitors vehicle dynamics. Sensors measure wheel acceleration and pressure within the suspension dampers. Together they read and react to changing conditions and dynamic input – at lightning speed. Optimising ride and handling balance in a split-second.

 

The feel that all this incredible science and engineering conveys is unique. It delivers the driving balance you demand. From track focused grip and control. To refined, high-speed comfort, tailored for epic roads.

 

The Active Dynamics Panel deepens your connection to the 720S further. Simply turn the mode selector between Comfort, Sport and Track to transform the car’s character. Each mode recalibrates the handling, the powertrain, the gearshifts and suspension. Providing a totally different set of responses. Matching conditions with seamless speed.

Specification

Facts & Figures

341

km/h

212mph

Top speed

770

Nm

568lb-ft

Torque

720

PS

710bhp

Power

Performance
Maximum Speed 341kph (212mph)
0-100kpm (62mph) 2.9s
0-200kph (124mph) 7.8s
Maximum Power 720PS (710bhp)
Maximum Torque 770Nm (568lbft)
Engine
Engine Capacity 3,994cc
Type V8, 4.0L
Technology Twin Electrically-Actuated Twin Scroll Turbochargers, Dry Sump
Braking
100-0kph (62-0mph) 30m (98ft)
200-0kph (124-0mph) 118m (387ft)
Weight
Dry Weight (Lightest) 1,283kg (2,828lbs)
DIN Kerb Weight 1,419kg (3,128lbs)
Efficiency
CO2 Emmissions EU WLTP 276g/km

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Fuel consumption combined: 12.2l/100km

Estimated C02 emissions combined: 276g/km

For more information, please read our Emissions Statement.

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