McLaren 720S by MSO
McLaren’s newest model sits between its Sports Series cars – the 540C, 570GT and 570S – and beneath the now out of production P1, ahead of the brand’s resurrection of the new, three-seat F1 in 2019.
The 720S was revealed at the Geneva motor show in March 2017.
PS(bhp)(kW) @rpm 720PS (710bhp) (537kW) @ 7,250rpm
770Nm (568lb-ft) @ 5,500rpm
0-100kph (0-62mph) 2.9
0-200kph (0-124mph) 7.8
100-0kph (62-0mph), 30 (98) [3.1]
m (ft) [sec]
Maximum speed, 341km/h (212)
The McLaren 720S Velocity, a demonstrator model created to showcase the personalisation options available, costs £335,000.
The model showcase the amount of personalisation available to its customers. The MSO model gets new paint options, lightweight alloys finished in bronze, and exterior carbon fibre parts. Inside, it has gets a Carbon Black Alcantara trim.
The paint finish is thought to take 300 man hours to achieve and consists of two coats of paint, blended together by blowing it.
The special MSO release sports two hues of pearlescent red paint in ombré fashion, fading from a newly developed shade — dubbed “Nerello Red” at the front to a brighter “Volcano Red” at the rear. The exterior paint job is joined by other bespoke additions like bronze alloy wheels and a combination of glossy and satin carbon fiber applications. Inside, black alcantara is contrasted with red highlights throughout.
Just 1 of 5 upcoming MSO themes for the vehicle (alongside GT, Pacific, Track and Stealth), the 720S “Velocity” is expected to cost around $407,800 USD.
The 720S Velocity has no mechanical differences and costs around £335,000 as an MSO commission, which is more than £100,000 more expensive than the entry-level 720S.
Around 20 per cent of Super Series buyers opt for MSO kit, and typically spend 30 per cent above the asking price.
McLaren 720S Velocity