McLaren Automotive’s most extreme track car yet revealed in final form
Just twelve months after it was unveiled as a concept car at the Geneva Motor Show, the McLaren Senna GTR is unveiled as a fully-fledged track machine – uncompromised, unconstrained and unshackled by road or racing rules.
McLaren Automotive’s most track-focused Ultimate Series car has transformed in major areas to offer on its promise of hypercar power and accessible handling with the aerodynamics and chassis of a thoroughbred racer. An outcome is a machine able to lap circuits quicker than any McLaren outside Formula 1, providing its owners, of all abilities, with an exceptional track driving experience.
The Senna GTR takes the road-legal Senna – currently the lightest, most powerful and track-focused however road-legal car that McLaren constructs – several steps further into the realm of ultimate performance. Without the limitations of road or racing regulations, the new Ultimate Series car is more powerful, weighs less, boasts a huge 1000kg plus of aerodynamic downforce and utilizes suspension taken from the firm’s GT3 race programme.
Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren Automotive, says: “The McLaren Senna GTR is a perfect example of our commitment to bring our customers the Ultimate expression of track driving performance and excitement. The McLaren Senna was designed from the outset to be an extreme track car, but the 2018 McLaren Senna GTR Concept suggested how much further we could go and now, free from the limitations of road car legislation and motorsport competition rules, we have pushed the limits of what is technically possible to advance circuit driving capability to another level entirely.”
The Senna GTR, that joins the Senna and Speedtail in the brand’s Ultimate Series, succeeds legendary predecessors such as the Le Mans-winning F1 GTR of 1995 and the P1™ GTR of 2015 and keeps the name that honors the times of three-times McLaren F11 World Champion, Ayrton Senna.
Every new Senna GTR provides its owner basically unlimited opportunities for personalization by McLaren Special Operations Options, from paint colors in the
Just 75 Senna GTRs will be constructed to customer order at the McLaren Production Centre located in Woking, UK, with first deliveries starting from September 2019. Priced from £1.1 million including taxes, all cars were allocated to owners under weeks of the order book opening after the Senna GTR Concept debuting at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.