• McLaren 720S

    McLaren 720S -

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  • McLaren 720S

    McLaren 720S -

    Image courtesy of McLaren

Key facts

2017 McLaren 720S information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4543 mm
How heavy?
1419 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3994 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
720 PS / 710 bhp / 529 kW @ 7500 rpm
How much torque?
770 Nm / 568 / 78.5 kgm @ 5500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 2.8 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 2.9 s
How fast?
341 km/h, 212 mph
How economical?
15.8/7.9/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
249.0 CO2 g/km


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2017 McLaren 720S technical specifications


The McLaren 720S is a coupé with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which delivers the power through the rear wheels.
It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 710 bhp (720 PS/529 kW) of power at 7500 rpm, and maximum torque of 770 N·m (568 lb·ft/78.5 kgm) at 5500 rpm.
This power is delivered to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic transmission.
The McLaren 720S weighs a quoted 1419 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed quoted is 341 km/h (212 mph), officially stated fuel consumption figures are 15.8/7.9/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 249.0 g/km.
2017 McLaren 720S data
2017 McLaren 720S data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2670 105.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4543 178.9
Width 1930 76
Height 1196 47.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1419 kg 3128 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer McLaren
Engine code M840T
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4 litre
3994 cc
(243.729 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 73.5 mm
3.66 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.27
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 720 PS (710 bhp) (529 kW)
at 7500 rpm
Specific output 177.8 bhp/litre
2.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 770 Nm (568 ft·lb) (78.5 kgm)
at 5500 rpm
Specific torque 192.79 Nm/litre
2.33 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2422.7 kPa (351.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 2 turbochargers
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 2.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 2.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 10.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 341 km/h (212 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 507.31 PS/g
373.11 kW/g
500.35 bhp/ton
0.22 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 2.68 kg/kW
4.48 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 15.8/7.9/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km15.8/7.9/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.3/12.7/9.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.9/35.8/26.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.9/29.8/22.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 249.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 248.24 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9J x 19
Wheel size rear 11J x 19
Tyres front 245/35 R 19 93Y XL
Tyres rear 305/30 R 20 103Y XL
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 390 mm
Rear brake diameter 380 mm
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID511907
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 McLaren 720S added 2017-03-07.
Last modified 2017-03-07.

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