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					   McLaren MP4-12C – The World’s Best Sports Car
        Isn’t the claim of being “the world’s best sports car” for McLaren MP4-12C too much?
Aside from the fact that it is not even out in the market yet, with all the popular sports cars that
have etched a mark on the world’s racing history, this car might be exaggerating or overlooked.
But, if one would recall, what is the team that has made great records then in Formula One
Championships? Yes, it has been McLaren. It was in the decade of 1980 to 1990 when the
McLaren team dominated F1 for bringing home sixteen championships. Drivers from this
winning group have also won every World Championships from the year 1984 up to 2008. Now,
the sports car manufacturer that has caused a craze in the racing tournaments – the McLaren
Automotive – will offer their latest baby that will place a winning record in world of racers, the
MP4-12C.
        If anyone is wondering, “Why McLaren MP4-12C is named that way?” then here is the
answer. Of course, bearing the name “McLaren” shows that this automobile comes in the line of
winners. The “MP4” in the name is the chassis designation for all the McLaren Formula 1 cars
ever since 1981. It means “McLaren Project 4” as a result of working with Ron Dennis and his
                                                                            Project             4
                                                                            association with the
                                                                            company.         The
                                                                            number “12” stands
                                                                            for        McLaren’s
                                                                            Internal      Vehicle
                                                                            Performance Index
                                                                            in which the car
                                                                            rates            key
                                                                            performance criteria
                                                                            like power, weight,
                                                                            emissions,       and
                                                                                     aerodynamic
                                                                            competency. All in
                                                                            all, these values
                                                                            give an overall
performance index that has been used as a standard during this sports car’s developmental stage.
And lastly, the letter “C” points out the element Carbon stressing the exclusive application of
carbon fiber technology to the upcoming McLaren Sports Car collection.

Its scientific design is well thought and set to defy the conventional. This car only weighs 1,300
kg or 2,866 Lbs and its chassis weighs only 80 kg or 176 Lbs. This car possesses the standard
twin side-by-side seating position and the vehicle’s console at the center is narrowly trimmed to
make the driver sit closer to the middle. The purpose is for the driver can focus more on where
he is going without
interruptions. It is also
the first production that is
designed by McLaren
after the F1. The car’s
final design has been
revealed on September 8,
2009, passed the entire
tests on its development
stage, and set to be
available to the public
this year.
                                                                                          If there is
                                                                                  a sports car to
                                                                                  watch out for, that
                                                                                  would definitely
                                                                                  be the MP4-12C.
                                                                                  Speed, beautiful
                                                                                  design,        and
                                                                                  flexibility – this
                                                                                  will sure fire up
                                                                                  the racing arenas
                                                                                  again. Every inch
                                                                                  of the car is
                                                                                         wonderfully
                                                                                  designed to give
                                                                                  the drivers exactly
                                                                                  what they need
and what they want. Exceptionality, safety, and practicality – these are the attributes one should
see when choosing a car. And all of these can be given by this car to each person who wants to
have a car that would never let them down. To be the best, McLaren MP4-12C has to be
compared first to its competitors and to its predecessors – and that is for the racers and sports car
enthusiasts to decide.

                    McLaren MP4-12C – Top Speed
McLaren utomotive has
set to make public their
newest addition to their
roster of winning vehicles
and that is the McLaren
MP4-12C.       This      is
definitely the sports car
every sports car and
racing enthusiast should
gaze at this year. Not
only that it is McLaren,
the team of Formula 1
winners, but also because
it       has       unique
characteristics that can
surpass sports cars that
have set their records. It is not just designed to beat the odds but it will also make the riders
proud to drive this car during competitions. The secret on what makes this McLaren sports car
run fast is the fact that it is intelligently designed. The car is so lightweight that it has used the
environment’s natural force like the wind and gravity to support its momentum.




        When it comes to racing, speed is the number one attribute the driver has to check out
before buying a car or choosing a vehicle to become his racing companion for life. And when it
comes to the speed department, McLaren MP4-12C is definitely not a loser. Try to look at the
engine. The engine of the MP4-12C is M838T 3.8 liter V8 twin turbo engine that builds up
roughly 592 Horsepower and around 443 Lb-ft of torque. This engine is the very first engine
designed by McLaren in their partnership with Ricardo, a specialist in engines. The MP4-12C is
said to complete 1,312.34 feet or a quarter of a mile in less than 11 seconds. That is top speed,
right. Surely, this car will not let its driver down once they have laid their hands on the steering
wheel of this precious car.

        MP4-12C is fast and what it needs to stop it is a great braking system. This car will make
use of the technology based on Formula 1 such as the “brake steer” that is completely computer
controlled where the inside back wheel is braked whenever fast cornering is needed which will
make the car be maneuvered easily. Imagine a car accelerating from 200 kilometers per hour in
top speed to braking in to a complete 0 – it will give the driver ease of driving.
        There will be three models to be released for MP4-12C and that would be the following:
the Normal or Standard which is perfect for people who are always on the go but do not join
racing competitions; Sport for individuals who loves driving and enjoys joining car
championship events from time to time; and High-Performance which is perfect for competitive
persons who join professional racing competitions to keep up with them each time they will join
the race. If speed on top of everything else is what one is looking for, then that is what this sports
car will give. Being
able to ride a car
that is not only
beautiful in the
outside but also fast
and speedy on the
inside is a very
rewarding
experience.       The
McLaren MP4-12C
can be accelerated
easily and can be
stopped easily, that
is top speed at its
best.

            McLaren MP4-12C – The Future of Supercar
       Has anybody thought that a sports car like McLaren MP4-12C can become a super car?
For that to happen, it must be excellent in every aspect like appearance, speed, and overall
performance. McLaren has pushed the limits of sports cars and there is no way to stop them.
How did they do it? Here’s how.

        McLaren’s scheme of giving MP4-12C an intelligent design defeated the old-fashioned
sports car ideas. It is like mixing up the power of nature and the car’s smart design for additional
speed. The car allows the driver to focus more on the road while driving due its seating location
being placed near the center and controls are narrower. The Carbon MonoCell has no seams or
joints gives the driver intense assurance of being safe when he is in the car. This part is only 80
kilograms, which is less than the average weight of an adult passenger. This makes the car
achieve tough fuel economy targets. It has low front cowl, long windscreen, unique side inlets,
and the high rear improve the car’s aerodynamics. The radiator for the MP4-12C is placed beside
the engine to cut down the pipe work from the engine and vice-versa for added lightness. They
have increased the aerodynamics by using Computational Fluid Dynamics to spin the air 90-
degrees to the radiators to intensify the cooling system.
        What separates McLaren MP4-12C to the others is its efficient performance. It has a
compact power train and a power efficient engine placed behind which are also lightweight for
added speed. The mid-engine design of the MP4-12C helps lessen the inertia and helps give
perfect balance and lighting speed cornering. The driver will also have a complete control of this
car. The steering wheel, a replica of the McLaren F1, has the exact grip and thickness for best
possible control which will make the driver comfortable on the road or on the racetracks. The
car’s iron brake system is lighter than a carbon ceramic alternative. Combined with the advance
braking technologies, it reduces the reaction time and stopping distances.




       Why is McLaren keep on flaunting their Carbon fiber composite chassis? That’s because
carbon is light which enables the car to move faster. At higher temperatures, carbon reacts with
oxygen to form carbon oxides, and will reduce such iron oxide or rust to the metal. Though it is
prone to oxidization, it resists oxidization more than iron. Carbon isn’t the only element they
used to alter steel. They even used magnesium and placed it on dash support beam because it is
50% lighter. See, McLaren is not afraid to design and redesign the car to lessen the weight.

        Another thing about the MP4-12C is the high mounted exhausts which also lessen the
weight of the car to generate higher levels of down force for traction and give excellent stability
when going to the corners. There are plans that McLaren will also develop a convertible version
of MP4-12C wherein there would be a retractable hard top made by either aluminum or carbon
fiber. In this version, the 200 mph top speed and the unique butterfly wing doors will remain.
Speeding one’s way through his destination with a 360-degrees view of the clear blue sky and
cool breeze is what the McLaren MP4-12C Convertible will bring to its drivers.
                McLaren MP4-12C – Automotive Craze
        The craze created by automotives has become scattered all over the world and the next
one to make the sensation going on is the McLaren MP4-12C. It will not take a long time before
this car make the sports car lovers go wild again since it will be made available this 2011.
McLaren have conquered the racing world for past decades and now, they are ready to do it
again by introducing their newest production of sports cars, the MP4-12C. Racing and sports cars
enthusiasts all over the globe have waited so long for the release of this new automobile but their
wait is about to end.

                                                                                   McLaren       has
                                                                           always been smart
                                                                           enough       to     have
                                                                           partnerships        with
                                                                           people who have a good
                                                                           reputation      in    car
                                                                           production and only
                                                                           those who have good
                                                                           intentions to help them
                                                                           carry their business like
                                                                           Graziano for the dual-
                                                                           clutch gearboxes and
                                                                           Ricardo for the engines.
                                                                           And to make the craze
                                                                           last longer, McLaren
                                                                           has made partnership
with Tag Heuer, a Swiss luxury watchmaker, to provide limited edition McLaren MP4-12C-
inspired watches to its customers as souvenirs. The watch is called MP4-12C Tag Heuer
Chronograph that has a carbon dial (like that of the carbon fiber covering of the sports car), fly
back function, an optional Titanium case, Alcantara leather strap, luminescent markers for the
hands, and orange stitching on the bracelet (like the color of the model).

        In December 2010, McLaren Automotives has announced their interest in joining the
GT3 European Championships in 2012 that would be managed by FIA (Fédération Internationale
de l’Automobile). In this case, the company would only produce a small number of this sports
car. That’s because during the GT3 event, manufacturers are not allowed to alter the original
specifications of their cars. So McLaren have to join in a ready-to-race car to their chosen driver.
McLaren has stated that they will give maintenance for the cars and will begin racing in 2012
with CRS Racing Team. Among the list of cars allowed in GT3 are Aston Martin DBRS9, Audi
R8 LMS, BMW Z4GT3, Ferrari 458 GT3, Ford GT GT3, Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 GT3,
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, and Porsche 911 GT3R. If that would really happen, it will be
the first car to compete for the company since the Formula 1 GTR.

        The world will
be surprised to see this
new car because it has
passed so many tests
with flying colors just
to      provide       the
consumers what they
need in order to keep up
with the driving as
smoothly as possible
without compromising
the speed. The idea for
the car has finally come
to life and it is set to
conquer the automotive
market in just a short
while. United States,
Canada, Australia, and Singapore had placed their orders long before the much-awaited release
of this car just to make sure that they will have the cars. There has been a discussion that there
would only be a thousand McLaren MP4-12C that will be produced this 2011 and the cost will
be around $231,000.00 in North America and £168,500.00 in the United Kingdom.

				
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Description: Isn’t the claim of being “the world’s best sports car” for McLaren MP4-12C too much? Aside from the fact that it is not even out in the market yet, with all the popular sports cars that have etched a mark on the world’s racing history, this car might be exaggerating or overlooked. But, if one would recall, what is the team that has made great records then in Formula One Championships? Yes, it has been McLaren. It was in the decade of 1980 to 1990 when the McLaren team dominated F1 for bringing home sixteen championships. Drivers from this winning group have also won every World Championships from the year 1984 up to 2008. Now, the sports car manufacturer that has caused a craze in the racing tournaments – the McLaren Automotive – will offer their latest baby that will place a winning record in world of racers, the MP4-12C.