McLaren Introduces Affordable Model, Has No Idea What Affordable Means
McLaren has unveiled its most affordable model yet at the Shanghai motor show.
At £126k, though, the 540C is hardly what we’d call a steal. Still, there’s plenty to get excited about…
It’s got butterfly doors!
It looks good…
…though McLaren seems to have taken the lead from Audi for its spot-the-difference across-the-range styling.
It has a twin-turbo 3.8-litre engine
…and its ‘s nearly the same as the one in the fire-breathing P1.
It’s more interesting than a Porsche
It’s priced to compete with top-end 911s, but the McLaren is just a tad more appealing.
It does 0-62mph in 3.5 seconds
Not exactly hedonistic by super car standards, but still appreciably quick.
It has a carbon fibre chassis
Yet another component shared with its bigger McLaren brothers – and we reckon it’ll be all the better for it…
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