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Posted: 24 Feb 2014
The McLaren 650S is here. It's not the ‘baby' McLaren, but it's still fast
McLaren has revealed the new 650S, a car that slots in above the 12C but below the epic P1 in its range. It's basically a more powerful, harder and faster version of the 12C.
The 3.8-litre twin-turbo gets more power (641bhp), torque rises by 10 per cent, 0-62mph takes 3.0 seconds, top speed sits at 207mph, there's a new front end and it produces 24 per cent more downforce at 150mph. It'll cost £20,000 more than the 12C.
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