The 650S, McLaren’s $265,000 entry-level supercar, is a triumph. Its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine propels it from a standstill to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. It runs the quarter mile in 10.5 seconds. It’s full of Components 1-derived tech that makes any previous millionaire really feel like knowledgeable racer behind the wheel.
However consumers in Asia, who account for an growing portion of McLaren gross sales (20 % in 2013, greater than 30 % this yr), need one thing a bit completely different, the corporate says. And when McLaren clients need one thing, (say, a $3.3 million hypercar and two