McLaren Can-Am Edition

McLaren Can-Am Edition

Following the successful premiere of the one-off design study at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance earlier this summer, McLaren GT has confirmed plans for a limited production run of the track-focused 12C GT Can-Am Edition.

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The limited edition track-special pays tribute to Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme, who successfully raced a series of McLaren models in the Can-Am series, claiming a string of championships between them for Bruce McLaren Racing.

McLaren GT, the race car manufacturing arm of the McLaren Group, will produce no more than 30 examples of the 12C GT Can-Am Edition.

Billed as the 'ultimate track car', these will not be subject to the usual racing regulations of the successful 12C GT3 racer on which it is based.

Each will be fitted with an unrestricted version of the familiar 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine with a unique engine calibration, and optimised cooling system to increase the power output of up to 630hp, making the 12C GT Can-Am Edition the most powerful 12C produced to date.

The dramatic appearance of the 12C GT Can-Am Edition is dominated by the large carbon fibre rear wing.

This forms part of a unique high downforce aerodynamic package which has been honed by McLaren Racing using Formula 1 technology and simulation, and offers an increase in downforce by 30%.

Further carbon fibre components enhance the styling of the track car, further differentiating it from the GT3 racing version.

These include door mirror mounts and covers, engine cover vents, side radiator intake vanes, sill covers and badges.


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