You are here

Read more on:

In the next few days, you - the good folks of The Internet - will bear witness to the second instalment in the What Car Will McLaren Make Next saga.

Well today, we can tell you that car is… the McLaren MP4-12C Spider. That’s correct, a convertible version of the McSupercar will arrive just in time to soak up the very best the British summertime can throw - and will likely throw - at it. 

All we have is the teaser image above, but McLaren tells us the new Spider will use the recently announced version of its twin-turbo 3.8-litre V8 engine producing 616bhp, up from the 591bhp of the first iteration. In the coupe, that power - allied to a seven speed gearbox - can hit 0-62mph in 3.1 seconds.

Apparently the MP4-12C Spider uses the same ‘MonoCell’ chassis as the coupe and thus promises similar dynamics. We’ll get back to you on that once we’ve had a go.

Stay tuned…

Share this page: 

What do you think?

This service is provided by Disqus and is subject to their privacy policy and terms of use. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting.

Promoted content