MCLAREN MP4-12C Spider 2012 - Present
One year after introducing the carbon fiber MP4-12C to the world, McLaren gives us the open top version of the supercar, the 12C Spider, with the carmaker releasing a set of bold press photos for the vehicle.
The vehicle was design as a convertible from the very beginning, so the car required no strengthening to lose its top. However, the car does gain 40 kg (lbs) due to the folding hard top mechanism, which needs 17 seconds to hide this behind the passenger cell, an operation that can be performed at speeds of up to 19 mph (30 km/h). In addition to that, the carmaker introduced a power rear windscreen, which can be sent to bed or erected at the touch of a button. The carmaker also gifted the car with a glass engine cover and developed new wheels for the Spider.
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