The next chapter in the storied history of the McLaren ‘Longtail’. Only the fourth McLaren in two decades to receive the LT – or ‘Longtail’ – name. It lives and breathes the relentless spirit of its ‘Longtail’ predecessors. United by the same singular focus. To push performance and driving to the absolute edge. This is not a car for the faint-hearted. This is a track animal let loose on the road. Our new sportscar benchmark. The fastest, most powerful and most extreme – yet road legal – Sports Series. Ever.
HARD LINES, FAST TIMES
The McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ was created in pursuit of performance-optimised aerodynamics and higher downforce. This iconic race car’s elongated carbon fibre bodywork was the inspiration for the first modern McLaren ‘Longtail’, the 675LT. Now the new McLaren 600LT utilises this engineering-led recipe. It is a true ‘Longtail’.
The new carbon fibre bodywork, fixed rear wing and large rear diffuser extends the silhouette by 74mm. This delivers substantially increased downforce to enhance the dynamic experience – especially on track. For the driver, the result is an incredibly pure and confidence-inspiring connection with the 600LT.
BORDERING ON OBSESSION
Extreme weight-saving measures are at the heart of every McLaren LT. For the 600LT, a reduction of 96kg against the DIN weight of a 570S Coupé was targeted – and achieved. There is new carbon fibre bodywork in addition to the unique-in-class carbon fibre chassis. The lightweight braking system and suspension is taken from the McLaren 720S.
The track-focused interior features the carbon fibre Racing Seats first seen on the McLaren P1™. And the 600LT can be made lighter still with the Super-Lightweight Carbon Fibre Racing Seats developed for the McLaren Senna. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) further offers a carbon fibre roof and front fender louvres.
BORN FOR THE TRACK, LET LOOSE ON THE ROAD
The 600LT is powered by a 600PS and 620Nm engine. One that benefits from reduced back pressure in an exhaust system that is even shorter and more extreme than that of the McLaren Senna. The essence of an LT is more though than its physical silhouette. More even than reduced weight and increased power.
The absolute remit is to engage and excite drivers to the highest levels imaginable. To this end, the 600LT features quicker steering, significantly firmer engine mounts, track-focused Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tyres and the lightweight braking system from the McLaren 720S.