The British supercar manufacturing brand McLaren has finally announced on 27th May about its arrival in India with some of the cars in its lineup. For the initial period, McLaren will launch its entry level and mid-level variants to test the Indian market and then in the later stage based on the response will introduce more of its premium and exclusives cars. On 8th June, McLaren released prices for GT and 720S both the Coupe and Spider, the British brand is also planning to introduce the new Artura Hybrid in Indian and its price is expected to be between GT and 720S Coupe.
The McLaren GT is the entry level car in the lineup and so has the lowest price as compared to its cousins. It comes with a mid-mounted 4L engine that makes 620bhp and 630nm of torque which results in 0-100 in just 3 secs and a top speed of 326km/h. The GT is the most comfortable McLaren as well with lots of practicality, the rear of the car gets 420L of cargo space along with additional 150L of under the bonnet combining it to make 570L of cargo space which is more than what we get in a Honda city. It will be available for a price of ₹3.72crore ex-showroom Mumbai, an optional package for ₹29.77lakhs which includes parking sensors, rear view camera, vehicle lift and more.
The McLaren 720S is available in both the Coupe and Spider version which is basically a convertible with a carbon fiber roof that folds down in 11 secs and up till the speed of 50kmh. The 720S is one of the most popular supercar globally it comes with a 4L Twin-Turbo engine and produces massive 720bhp and 770nm of torque which results in 0-100km/h in 2.9secs with a top speed of 341km/h. The 720S is not equipped with the same cargo space as that in the GT but on the other side it has some amazing features and a better engine. Priced at ₹4.65crore for the Coupe and ₹5.04crore for Spider ex-showroom Mumbai, the pre-configured package has premium 12-speaker Bowers and Wilkins audio system, front suspension and many more for ₹43.13lakhs.
Competing against the likes of Ferrari F8 Tributo, Porsche 911 Turbo and Lamborghini Huracan which already have a base in India. Sales and service to be handled by the Infinity group which are known for BMW, Mini, Lamborghini and Rolls Royce dealerships across India. It is a big very much anticipated move from McLaren to enter India and we hope to know more about specifications for India specific models soon.