McLaren in the second quarter of 2015 will present a new sports car. They have chosen to present it to us as a “Sports Series” model which is a “pure McLaren”. It will have a carbon frame and a V8 engine mounted in the center, which will be equipped with the technology and know-how acquired by McLaren over the years in Formula 1.
It will be placed under the 650S with McLaren to give 13 teaser videos until the presentation of the car in Geneva in March 2015, with sales to begin a few months later.
The model will be named 500S and it is essentially the entry-level sports car of McLaren. The 500S, will be the model by which the British automaker, that will be the “opponent” of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the Nissan GT-R, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT and other sport cars.
It will be equipped with a 3.8 liter V8 engine producing close to 500 hp. It will share many things with the 650S, among which the instrument panel. It’s price will start in England from $125,000 pounds.