McLaren Monaco exhibits at the Monaco Yacht Show
27 Sep 2017
- McLaren’s second year at the Car Deck luxury car exhibition at the Monaco Yacht Show
- The recently launched McLaren 720S second-generation Super Series and the new 570S Spider – the first Sports Series convertible – will both be on display
- McLaren Automotive is represented in Monaco by Monaco Luxury Group
McLaren Monaco will this week premiere the two newest McLaren models at the 27th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, which runs from September 27 – 30. Returning for a second year after a successful first experience exhibiting at the Car Deck exhibition space for luxury cars, McLaren Monaco will be displaying the McLaren 720S and the McLaren 570S Spider on Quai Antoine 1er in Port Hercules.
The new McLaren 720S is the second-generation McLaren Super Series, the supercar at the heart of the McLaren brand. Shown at the Monaco Yacht Show in Glacier White body colour with a Cassis interior, the 720S exemplifies the hand-crafted luxury and advanced technology inherent in a McLaren, demonstrated by features such as the revolutionary+ new McLaren Driver Interface that comprises a Folding Driver Display and Central Infotainment Screen.
The McLaren 570S Spider makes its Monaco debut on the Car Deck. The most attainable McLaren Spider to date in the McLaren Sports Series. The new 570S Spider displayed in Monaco features Onyx Black exterior paint with details in Dark Palladium and a By McLaren Designer Sport Design interior in Almond White and Carbon Black, with the addition of the Luxury Pack.
The 570S Spider, which has a retractable hardtop, combines the exceptional dynamism and refinement of the 570S Coupé with the extra exhilaration of open-air driving. There are no performance compromises versus the Coupé, the Spider maintaining the same electrifying pace, dynamic excellence and impressive refinement.
The McLaren 720S and McLaren 570S Spider making their debut in Monaco at the 27th Edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, are the first two of the 15 new McLaren models or derivatives that will be introduced by the end of 2022 under the McLaren Track22 Business plan.
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Following the global launch of McLaren Automotive in 2010, the groundbreaking 12C was revealed in 2011, the 12C Spider in 2012, and the limited-run McLaren P1™ went into production in 2013. In keeping with its plan to introduce a new model each year, the company unveiled the 650S, in Coupé and Spider form in 2014, while 2015 proved to be a year of unprecedented growth of the product portfolio with five new models launched across the full range. The strictly limited edition 675LT Coupé premiered at the Geneva Motor Show alongside the track-only McLaren P1™ GTR which, with 1,000PS, became the most powerful model ever produced by the brand. The much-anticipated Sports Series became the third – and final – model tier in the McLaren range with the 570S Coupé and 540C Coupé debuting in New York and Shanghai respectively, less than one month apart. The end of 2015 saw the launch of the fifth model, the 675LT Spider, which was as a direct response to customer demand. The year also saw the end of production for the first model in the Ultimate Series as the 375th McLaren P1™ was completed, closing what had become a defining year for the British brand. 2016 continued where 2015 had left off with the introduction of the 570GT - a second bodystyle for the Sports Series and the most luxurious car McLaren has ever built, as well as the 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint track variants. 2016 also marked the introduction of the company’s new business plan, Track22, which sees the company investing £1B in Research and Development to deliver 15 all new cars or derivatives by the end of 2022, of which at least 50% will feature hybrid technology. The uplift in sales in 2016 also saw the launch of the second shift at the McLaren Production Centre as well as the company’s third year of profitability in just six years of trading. In March 2017, the second-generation Super Series was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show with the global premiere of the McLaren 720S. The first convertible model in the Sports Series, the 570S Spider, was revealed in June 2017 and made its public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
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