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We know the basics about the new McLaren 720S: replacement for the 650S, new Monocage II carbon tub, 710bhp from a twin turbo 4.0-litre V8 etc… You know all that and more already from our first drive of the car in Italy. But now we’ve got it in the UK: home territory, the chance to find out how it really behaves on B-roads, how easily it copes with city traffic, if it can handle daily life without being a complete pain in the arse. What’s the answer then? Steady on, one step at a time. So, these pictures all show it in the countryside because that’s the best place to do pictures, but we had the car for the best part of a week and it spent a lot of that slogging in and out of London and schlepping along motorways. City driving first. I don’t think there’s another supercar manufacturer that understands that people might want to drive their car every day anything like as well as McLaren. From the moment you get in you’re aware of an ergonomic friendliness, the 720S basically gives you a warm, welcoming handshake.