TrueScale and McLaren - that looks like the new dream team in the model car sector, because the range of the sports car manufacturer is so well covered by no other manufacturer in terms of the portfolio of miniatures. True Scale Miniatures (TSM) delivers a model limited to 999 units in the rare color mantis green from the already known 675LT. No, this is not a reprint of the Flower Power days that were featured on our blog yesterday, even though similar color joy brings fresh life to the color palette of the British. But it fits in the sports car area. So the 75, intended for the racetrack Senna GTR, will definitely painted colorful. It will be produced in 2019 at a price of about a million pounds plus local taxes. Then our cute model car from TSM is a lot more affordable.
More about the McLaren Senna GTR
The McLaren Senna GTR is within the brand Ultimate Series. More power and torque than the street-legal McLaren Senna and up to 1,000 kilograms downforce makes the McLaren Senna GTR reach the fastest ever McLaren lap time ever outside of Formula One. Launched on 6th March, the super sports car uses the same Monocage III carbon fiber structure as the original McLaren Senna to provide the core stability and rigidity needed for a top-notch race car. For the purpose that it was made, it will have a similar dry weight as the basic version, which is given as 1,198 kilograms, but will increase significantly in engine power.
McLaren announces more power and more torque from the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine than the 589 kW / 800 hp and 800 Newton-meters (Nm) developed for the road vehicle. The power will rise to at least 607 kW / 825 hp. The car gets a wider track, new front and rear fenders and a new wheel design, which was developed for the racetrack; seen on the car with the number 12. Although not for the purpose of racing, the prototype for our high-quality resin plastic model car is still an upgraded version, namely the McLaren 650S. The 675LT - predecessor of the 720S presented a year ago - and the Spider have 496 kW / 675 hp from the 3.8-liter V8 with biturbo support. 700 Nm accelerate the two-seater in 2.9 seconds to 100 km / h; whose 8.1 s will pass until he reaches 200.