The McLaren 765LT represents one of the brand’s most capable vehicles ever built using the already impressive 720S, McLaren added some of the Senna Hyper Car’s best bits to create a truly sensational machine. McLaren has a long history of building improved long-tail models of their vehicles that integrate performance improvements developed over the vehicle’s life cycle. To find out exactly how McLaren was able to amp up the 720S supercar, Jack Rix of Top Gear is here to give us a run down.
Before we dive into the sensational 765LT let’s remember just how impressive the McLaren 720S is out of the box. Powered by a 710 horsepower twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, the 720S can sprint from 0 to 60 in only 2.7 seconds and reach 100 mph from a dead stop in 5.3 seconds. The 720S is universally praised as one of the best driving McLaren products to date blending the brand’s clinical focus on speed with soul previous products lacked.