The edge is calling
When it’s just you. The car. Raw and uncompromised. An empty road ahead. Calling you. Total focus. Pure adrenaline. This is the moment to push yourself. To the very edge of your ability.
This is the 600LT. It lives and breathes the relentless spirit of its ‘Longtail’ predecessors. United by the same singular focus. To push performance and driving to the absolute edge.
This is not a car for the faint-hearted. This is a track animal let loose on the road. Our new sportscar benchmark. The fastest, most powerful and most extreme – yet road legal – Sports Series. Ever.
This is the next McLaren ‘Longtail’.
The ‘Longtail’ ethos permits us to push the envelope. To create the most thrilling and exhilarating road-legal model in the Sports Series. One worthy of the revered LT name. Brave engineering has led to the unique top-exit exhausts. They have an incredible soundtrack. A distinct aesthetic. And offer a substantial weight saving on the 600LT. With all the physical hallmarks of a true McLaren ‘Longtail’, the race car-inspired carbon fibre bodywork produces 100kg of additional downforce. The lower, stiffer suspension and increased front track create an aggressive stance and enhanced dynamic ability. Even the carbon fibre side intakes have been enlarged, to deliver the necessary cooling for the new 600PS powertrain.Discover
The McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ was created in pursuit of performance-optimised aerodynamics and higher downforce. This iconic race car’s elongated carbon fibre bodywork was the inspiration for the first modern McLaren ‘Longtail’, the 675LT. Now the new 600LT utilises this engineering-led recipe. It is a true ‘Longtail’. The new carbon fibre bodywork, fixed rear wing and large rear diffuser extends the silhouette by 74mm. This delivers substantially increased downforce to enhance the dynamic experience – especially on track. For the driver, the result is an incredibly pure and confidence-inspiring connection with the 600LT.Discover
Extreme weight-saving measures are at the heart of every McLaren LT. For the 600LT, a reduction of 96kg against the DIN weight of a 570S was targeted – and achieved. There is new carbon fibre bodywork in addition to the unique-in-class carbon fibre chassis. The lightweight braking system and suspension is taken from the 720S. The track-focused interior features the carbon fibre Racing Seats first seen on the McLaren P1™. And the 600LT can be made lighter still with the Super-Lightweight Carbon Fibre Racing Seats developed for the McLaren Senna. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) further offers a carbon fibre roof and front fender louvres.Discover
The 600LT is powered by a 600PS and 620Nm engine. One that benefits from reduced back pressure in an exhaust system that is even shorter and more extreme than that of the McLaren Senna. The essence of an LT is more though than its physical silhouette. More even than reduced weight and increased power. The absolute remit is to engage and excite drivers to the highest levels imaginable. To this end, the 600LT features quicker steering, significantly firmer engine mounts, track-focused Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tyres and the lightweight suspension and braking system from the 720S.Discover
Olympian Lolo Jones drives the awesome McLaren 600LT in Indianapolis
American Olympian Lolo Jones takes her skills from the track and bobsled to the McLaren Pure event at the famous Brickyard in Indianapolis. See if her speed skills transfer as she drives the beautifully balanced 600LT at high speed.
Tale of the longtail
An LT is the most extreme expression of a McLaren you can get. Pushed to the edge, pushed as far as it will go in terms of performance and exhilaration. It is the purest distillation of the sheer driving pleasure embodied by all our cars.
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