2014 McLaren 650S MSO Concept

Technical Specs
641 hp 500 lb-ft 2.9 s 207 mph
Horsepower Torque 0-60 mph Top Speed
Engine Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Type V8, Twin-Turbo Length 177.6 in (4512 mm)
Displacement 232 cu in (3799 cc) Width with Mirrors 82.4 in (2093 mm)
Power 641 hp (478 kW) @ 7250 rpm Height 47.2 in (1199 mm)
Torque 500 lb-ft (678 Nm) @ 6000 rpm Dry Weight 2899 lb (1315 kg)
Redline n/a Performance
Electric Power n/a 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 2.9 s (3 s)
Electric Torque n/a 1/4 mile 10.5 s @ 139 mph (224 km/h)
Net Power n/a 60-0 mph Braking 100 ft (30.5 m)
Driveline Top Speed 207 mph (333 km/h)
Layout Rear Wheel Drive Fuel Economy
Transmission EPA Fuel Mileage - City n/a
Type 7 Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic EPA Fuel Mileage - HWY n/a
Tires Origin & Price
Tire Size - Front 235/35 ZR19 Manufacturer's Origin United Kingdom
Tire Size - Rear 305/30 ZR20 Base Price n/a
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McLaren Special Operations Launches 650S Concept in China

Published: Mon Apr 28, 2014 by Marko P.  |  Source: McLaren
The MSO 650S Coupe Concept is finished in 'Agrigan Black', which is a 
metallic black paint specially developed in-house with a deep ruby red metallic 
The MSO 650S Coupe Concept is finished in 'Agrigan Black', which is a metallic black paint specially developed in-house with a deep ruby red metallic flake.

Ahead of a tour across China, McLaren Special Operations has released images of a customized 650S that offers a more dramatic appearance and optimized aerodynamic performance.

The model is being shown throughout China over the coming weeks and includes an array of bespoke MSO features, including a newly designed carbon fiber rear diffuser and MSO-branded carbon fiber side blades.

The striking MSO 650S Coupe Concept has a stealth-like, menacing appearance, with subtle upgrades made to the exterior bodywork and within the driver-focused cabin. The MSO 650S Coupe Concept is finished in 'Agrigan Black', which is a metallic black paint specially developed in-house with a deep ruby red metallic flake. This paint effect gives the exterior bodywork a dramatic color change in direct sunlight, contrasting with the extensive use of satin-finished carbon fiber highlights. The lightweight carbon fiber accents, including the prominent front splitter and air intakes, are complemented by bespoke MSO carbon fiber side blades and the unique MSO rear diffuser.

The MSO branded side blades are a more aggressive, full length, interpretation of the door blades seen on the 650S Coupe and Spider models. Finished in satin, they offer increased improvements to the airflow along the edges of the bodywork, further optimizing aerodynamic efficiency. At the rear, the GT3-inspired rear bumper features a carbon fiber center section, and the lightweight material carries through to the carbon fiber airbrake and unique MSO rear diffuser. The engine bay has been further enhanced with satin black engine covers and a satin finish to all carbon fiber parts. The purposeful exterior look of the MSO 650S Coupe Concept is finished with the addition of a set of special satin black finished lightweight '650S' alloy wheels, shod with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires.

Inside: Racing Seats and Satin Carbon Fiber Accents

Inside the cockpit, the one-off design showcase is fitted with the fixed-back carbon fiber racing seats, based on the lightweight design found in the McLaren P1, finished in carbon black leather. The seats position the occupants lower in the car and provide superb levels of upper and lower body support, while offering a weight saving of 33 lb (15 kg). Satin carbon fiber features extensively throughout the cabin, which is further enhanced by the switchgear and bezels that are finished in contrasting gloss black.

Production Run is Possible

The MSO 650S Coupe Concept is presented as a one-off design study, and MSO is monitoring reaction regarding any potential production examples. The MSO side blades and rear diffuser are available to order now from McLaren retailers, priced at 5,114 GBP ($8,400) and 7,245 GBP ($12,000) respectively for a new 650S. These styling upgrades can also be fitted to the 12C.

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