Specially themed 720S features F1 GTR-inspired enhancements and hand-painted exterior details

McLaren’s bespoke products arm, McLaren Special Operations (MSO), has unveiled a 720S Performance with a “stealth” design theme, inspired by the 1995 Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR.

The theme was first shown at the 720S’s unveiling at the 2017 Geneva motor show, alongside three other themes intended to demonstrate the “almost limitless” scope of possibilities from MSO.  

McLaren is keen to capitalise on its MSO arm, because most of its buyers now choose some level of personalisation on their cars.

Built as a bespoke order for McLaren’s London dealership, the 720S Stealth Theme is finished in Sarthe Grey and named after the circuit at which the 1995 victory took place. 

It has contrasting red accent lines along the length of the car, alongside red outer rims and a contrasting red spoke on each of the 10-spoke satin wheels. These visual enhancements were hand-painted in a process lasting nearly 200 hours, says McLaren.

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Elsewhere, satin-finish carbonfibre trim is used for the front air intakes, wing mirrors and rear deck. 

The standard 720S Performance features carbonfibre and Alcantara trim detailing throughout the interior, to which the MSO Stealth theme introduces contrasting red leather and stitching on the fascia, door panels and seats. 

The 720S Stealth Theme uses the regular 710bhp twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre petrol V8 engine, which is capable of pushing the car from 0-62mph in 2.8sec and up to a top speed of 212mph.

McLaren will not reveal pricing of bespoke models, but this car will cost considerably more than the £218,020 of the standard 720S Performance.

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