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McLaren SLR 722 Sports Car

McLaren SLR 722
Unique technology and impressive design combine to make McLaren SLR 722. The vehicle is built by British motorsports specialists RML Group. Jointly developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive, it has front mid-engined arrangement and unique driving characteristics.

Latest technological features like weight-optimised components, updated engine, specifically tuned chassis and airbrake have been incorporated in the car. The front design has uniquely shaped airsplitter, which splits the air, causing it to flow beneath the vehicle and enhance the front downforce. The car is equipped with 19-inch light-alloy wheels, made of forged aluminium. These light-weight wheels help the car in taking extreme speed in little time. The car’s front and rear suspension system has Double Wishbone. It has internally ventilated front brakes and solid rear brakes.

The racecar features more than 400 unique components compared to the road going version including FIA-spec safety equipment, a fully adjustable suspension, upgraded brakes, carbon fiber bodywork, a towering rear wing, and full race interior. Shifting is done by paddles behind the carbon fiber steering wheel. Thanks to a race-only exhaust, Engine output is increased to 670 horsepower.

The car has length, width and height of 4656mm, 1908mm and 1250mm respectively. The wheelbase is 2700mm while the front and rear track are 1638mm and 1569mm respectively. Luggage capacity is 272 litres while fuel tank capacity is 97.6 litres.

Various variants of the car are 722, Roadster, 722 GT and Stirling Moss. 722GT is available in North American market for 1.2 million USD while Stirling Moss is available for 1 million USD.

The car flaunts a 5439 cc V-8 supercharged 5-speed auto RWD which produces the horsepower of 650hp. The car can attain the speed of 0-100 km in just 3.6 seconds.

All adequate safety measures have been incorporated in the car. The front and sides of the car can withstand a collision of certain degree and safeguard the occupants. The steering wheel collapses on event of an accident, thus minimizing its damaging impact on the driver.

Top Speed 337/209 km/h / mph
0-100 km/h 3.6 s
0-200 km/h 10.2 s
0-300 km/h 28 s
Type Number
Cylinder Arrangement V8
Cylinder Angle 90 degrees
Power Output 478 / 650 kW / PS
@ 6500 rpm
Max. Torque 820 / 605 Nm / lb.ft
@ 4000 rpm
Engine Capacity 5439 / 331.9 cc / in3
Valves / Cylinder 3
Bore 97.0 / 3.82 mm / inches
Stroke 92.0 / 3.62 mm / inches
Compression Ratio 8.8 : 1
Supercharger Type Lysholm-type twin-screw
Gearbox Type 5-speed Automatic
1st Gear Ratio 3.56
2nd Gear Ratio 2.19
3rd Gear Ratio 1.41
4th Gear Ratio 1
5th Gear Ratio 0.83
Final Drive Ratio 3.06:1
Front Suspension Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension Double Wishbone
Front Tyre (19" Turbine) 255/35 ZR 19
Front Wheel (18") 9.0 J x 19 ET 45
Rear Tyre (18") 295/30 ZR 19
Rear Wheel (18") 11.5 J x 19 ET 44
Front Calliper Type 8-piston fixed
Rear Calliper Type 4-piston fixed
Front Piston diameter 28/32 mm
Rear Piston diameter 28/30 mm
Front Brake Disc Type Internally ventilated
Rear Brake Disc Type Solid
Front Brake Disc diameter 390 / 15.35 mm / inches
Rear Brake Disc diameter 360 / 14.17 mm / inches
Front Brake Disc Thickness 36 / 1.46 mm / inches
Rear Brake Disc Thickness 26 / 1.02 mm / inches
Turns Lock-to-Lock 2.2
Turning Circle 12.2 / 40 m / ft
Length 4656 / 183.3 mm / inches
Width 1908 / 75.1 mm / inches
Height 1251 / 49.3 mm / inches
Wheelbase 2700 / 106.3 mm / inches
Front Track 1638 / 64.5 mm / inches
Rear Track 1569 / 61.8 mm / inches
Turning Circle 12.2 / 40 m / ft
Luggage Capacity (VDA) 272 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 97.6 litres
DIN weight 1649 / 3635 kg / lbs
Airbrake Angle (above 60 mph) 15 degrees
Airbrake Angle (Maximum Downforce) 65 degrees
Airbrake Angle (Driver Downforce Mode) 35 degrees
Drag Coefficient 0.366