2015-2017 Mclaren 675LT Specification

Mclaren 675LT

The McLaren 675LT is a high-performance sports car that was produced by McLaren Automotive from 2015 to 2017. The “LT” stands for “Longtail,” a designation that pays homage to the iconic McLaren F1 GTR Longtail race car from the 1990s.

Development and Introduction

The development of the 675LT was announced in February 2015, with McLaren positioning it as the most track-focused variant in the McLaren Super Series lineup. It was based on the McLaren 650S, but with numerous enhancements to improve performance and aerodynamics.

Power and Performance

The McLaren 675LT was powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, which was upgraded to produce 666 horsepower (675 PS), thus giving the car its name. It featured a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and rear-wheel drive. With a focus on lightweight construction, the 675LT had a dry weight of just 2,711 pounds (1,230 kg), making it significantly lighter than the 650S.

Aerodynamics and Design

The 675LT showcased an aerodynamically optimized design, featuring a prominent “Longtail” extended rear bodywork that helped increase downforce and improve high-speed stability. It also had a redesigned front bumper, larger carbon fiber front splitter, side skirts, and an active “Longtail” Airbrake that provided increased stopping power and stability during braking.

Track-Focused Enhancements

To enhance its performance on the track, the 675LT featured a revised suspension system with stiffer springs, lightweight forged alloy wheels, carbon ceramic brakes, and Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tires for maximum grip. It also had an updated powertrain, including optimized engine cooling and an enhanced exhaust system, which contributed to improved throttle response and overall performance.

Limited Production

McLaren limited the production of the 675LT to just 500 coupes and 500 spiders (convertible variants). The limited availability and exclusive nature of the car added to its desirability among automotive enthusiasts and collectors.

Reception and Legacy

The McLaren 675LT was widely praised by critics and automotive enthusiasts for its exceptional performance, precise handling, and exhilarating driving experience. It received accolades for its track prowess and was regarded as one of the finest examples of McLaren’s engineering expertise. Today, the 675LT is considered a highly sought-after and collectible supercar.

The McLaren 675LT represents a significant chapter in McLaren’s history, showcasing the brand’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of performance, aerodynamics, and driving dynamics. It continues to be revered as a remarkable achievement in the world of high-performance sports cars.

Mclaren 675LT Technical Specifications

Year of Manufacture – 201

Engine 90º M838T V8 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
Position Mid, Longitudinal
Aspiration Twin Turbo
Block material Aluminum
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/dual VVT
Displacement 3799 cc / 231.83 in³
Bore 93 mm / 3.7 in
Stroke 69.9 mm / 2.8 in
Compression 8.7:1
Power  666 bhp @ 7000 rpm
specific output 157.94 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 418.41 bhp per tonne
Torque 600 nm / 442.5 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
redline 8500
Body / frame Carbon Fiber Monocoque ‘MonoCell’ w/Aluminum Front & Rear Subframes
Driven wheels RWD
wheel type Forged Aluminum
front tires 235/35 R19 Pirelli Trophy R
rear tires 305/30 R20 Pirelli Trophy R
front brakes Carbon Ceramic
rear brakes Carbon Ceramic
front wheels F 48.3 x 21.6 cm / 19 x 8.5 in
rear wheels R 50.8 x 27.9 cm / 20 x 11 in
Front  suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Hydraulic Dampers
Rear  suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Active Hydraulic Dampers
curb weight 1230 kg
weight distro 42.5 % / 57.5 %
wheelbase 2670 mm / 105.1 in
front track 1656 mm / 65.2 in
rear track 1583 mm / 62.3 in
length 4507 mm / 177.4 in
width 1909 mm / 75.2 in
height 1199 mm / 47.2 in
Transmission 7-Speed Seamless Shift
Tran clutch Dual-Clutch
top speed ~330 kph / 204.93 mph
0 – 1/4 mile ~10.9 seconds
0 – 100 kph ~3.3 seconds
0 – 200 kph ~9.1 seconds
combined fuel econ eu 11.7 L/100 km or 20.10 mpg-us
emission 279 g/km