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2012 McLaren MP4-12C - Road Test Specs

2012 McLaren MP4-12C Coupe

(3.8L V8 Twin-turbo 7-speed Automated Manual)

Vehicle

Year Make Model2012 McLaren MP4-12C
Vehicle TypeCoupe
Estimated MSRP$231,400
Assembly locationWoking, England

Drivetrain

ConfigurationMidengine rear-wheel drive
Engine type3.8-liter twin-turbocharged port-injected V8, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,799/232
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)9
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)592 @ 7,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)443 lb-ft @ 3,000-7,000
Fuel type91-octane gasoline
Transmission typeSeven-speed dual-clutch automated manual
Differential(s)Mechanically open + McLaren Brake Steer control system

Chassis

Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbones, coil springs, driver-adjustable three-mode variable dampers, hydraulic body roll control, Z-bar helper spring
Suspension, rearIndependent double-wishbones, coil springs, driver-adjustable three-mode variable dampers, hydraulic body roll control, Z-bar helper spring
Steering typeElectric-over-hydraulic power rack and pinion
Tire make and modelPirelli P Zero, Optional P Zero Corsa
Tire typeSummer
Tire size, front235/35 ZR19
Tire size, rear305/30 ZR20
Wheel size, front19-by-8.5 inches
Wheel size, rear20-by-11 inches
Wheel materialAluminum
Brakes, frontFour-piston fixed calipers with 14.6-inch two-piece aluminum/steel rotors, optional six-piston calipers with carbon-ceramic rotors
Brakes, rearFour-piston fixed calipers with 13.8-inch two-piece aluminum/steel rotors, optional carbon-ceramic rotors

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)3.0/3.2 with option Corsa tires

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,868 -2,945
Length (in.)177.5
Width (in.)75.1
Height (in.)47.2
Wheelbase (in.)105.1
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