Shanghai Auto Show Features McLaren 540C

Shanghai Auto Show Features McLaren 540C
23 Apr 2015

McLaren has made a new edition to its line of sports cars with the release of the 540C coupe. This brand new sports car was launched at the recently held Shanghai Auto Show. 540C has joined the 570S to be one of the company’s most affordable sports cars. It is positioned right below Ultimate and Super Series.

540C comes with a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8, the company’s most basic engine. The car makes 532 hp at 7,500 rpm and a 398 lb-ft torque at 3,500 rpm. The dual-clutch seven-speed transmission transmits the power to its rear wheels. Reaching a peak of 199 mph, it can hit 62 mph in 3.5 seconds and 124 mph in 10.5 seconds.

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