Luxury is not really a word that one would usually describe brands like McLaren with as they are more associated to performance. Having established themselves in making among the best supercars and hypercar available in the market, McLaren is now giving a go in offering more practicality to their potential customers through their new 570GT.
This third model of the Sport Series was designed with a primary focus in everyday usability, with long journeys in mind. This is why the 570GT comes with more luggage space as well as a more luxurious cabin for the occupants.
The 570GT receives a larger rear glass and a standard fixed panoramic roof which creates a more open-air atmosphere in the cabin. It may seem insignificant to some, but the revised glasshouse actually adds an additional 220-litres of storage space in the leather-lined area located behind the seats.
And how does one access this luggage space? As you can see, the rear glass hatch could actually be accessed by lifting it up to the side. Entering the 570GT is also not a hassle as the signature dihedral doors now opens wider.
As for the long distance travels, McLaren had fine-tuned the suspension and steering system, while a set of bespoke Pirelli P-Zero tires with Noise Cancelling System improves the ride quality. The interior now features extended leather upholstery, electrically adjustable seats with memory function, front and rear parking sensors, an electric steering column, soft close doors and a more subtle exhaust system compared to the 570S Coupe.
The twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 engine still produces 562-horsepower (570PS) and 443 lb-ft of torque, giving the 570GT a zerotohundred time of 3.4 seconds, 0-200 in 9.8 seconds, all the way to a top speed of 328 km/h. Prices for the 570GT start at £154,000 (RM 902,925) and the car is scheduled to make a debut at the Geneva Motor Show.