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UPDATE: McLaren 570S Leaked Prior to New York Auto Show Debut

With preparations for the 2015 New York International Auto Show currently underway, what does one man with an iPhone do there to help prepare the cars for their debut? Well, Instagram user dumephotos managed to snap two pictures of the all-new McLaren 570S supercar on the NYIAS' grounds.
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In addition to the live pics, French publication Le Figaro published (then took down) a story about the baby Macca. Through the wonders of cache, a simple Google search unveiled three more pics of the British two-seater brawler, depicting the front, the rear and the dashboard of the blunderbuss from Woking, UK.

As everyone was expecting from the newest member of the McLaren Sports Series family, what we're dealing with here is a thorough competitor for the Porsche 911 Turbo and Audi R8 V10. Projected price? Around 170,000 euros, which translates to almost $184,000.

So it's presumed that the Papaya Orange machine on hand is around five grand more costly than the force-fed 911 but is it capable enough? Though it doesn't have a 650S-derived retractable rear spoiler acting as an airbrake, the McLaren 570S weighs 1,313 kilograms according to Le Figaro.

In American money, that's 2,895 pounds. As for the centrally-mounted 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8, we know that 570 PS equals 562 horsepower. But the previously mentioned publication also brings something new into the equation: 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) are sent to the rear wheels through a 7-speed double-clutch auto. What about the run from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph)? That's possible in a blistering 3.2 seconds, apparently.

Surprisingly, the main controls and navigation screen are integrated into a tablet-like infotainment system, as one may find in a Tesla Model S. If the leaked photos turn out to be true, then McLaren pulled a cracker on the entry-level supercar segment. Fingers crossed the real thing will mirror the info presented above.

UPDATE: we've added official photos to the gallery. As an added bonus, here are the technical stats thanks to an exclusive report published by AutoNocion.com:

0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 3.2 seconds

0-200 km/h (0-124 mph): 9.5 seconds

Top speed: 328 km/h (204 mph)

Engine: 3,799 cc Twin-Turbo V8

Power: 570 PS (562 HP) at 7,400 rpm

Torque: 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) at 5,000 - 6,500 rpm

Power-to-weight: 434 PS per tonne

Transmission: 7-Speed SSG

CO2 emissions: 258 g/km

Economy: 25.5 mpg or 9.22 l/100 km (EU combined)

Dry weight: 1,313 kg (2,895 lb) (with lightweight options package)

Weight distribution: 42 front / 58 rear

Length: 4,530 mm (178.3 inches)

Width: 2,095 mm (82.4 inches)

Height: 1,202 mm (47.3 inches)



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