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Prior Design Gives the McLaren 720S Some Ominous Widebody Gains

This isn’t the first exploit born under Prior Design’s roof to adorn our pages, but it’s certainly one of the finest!
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I’ll start by pointing out the obvious: McLaren’s graceful 720S is, without a doubt, among the world’s most rad supercars. Besides performing like an absolute marvel, this bad boy also prides itself with a ravishing design language that’ll have just about any self-respecting petrolhead drooling. Let’s take a second to examine this beast’s main specs and features, shall we?

The 720S is brought to life by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 powerplant that feeds its brutal force to the rear wheels by means of a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. At around 7,500 revs, this unapologetic piece of machinery will gladly supply up to 710 hp and as much as 568 pound-feet (770 Nm) of crushing torque output at 5,500 rpm.

Ultimately, this state of affairs leads to a top speed of no less than 212 mph (341 kph). Furthermore, McLaren’s supercar will do 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) in just 2.9 seconds, which is quite simply astonishing - as is the quarter-mile time of 10.3 seconds.

Suspension duties are handled by a state-of-the-art double-wishbone module, along with adaptive dampers on both ends. At the front, you will find a pair of 19-inch aluminum hoops, accompanied by 20-inch counterparts at the rear. Each and every one of these units comes equipped with top-shelf disc brakes that’ll summon a healthy deal of stopping power when prompted.

Lastly, the super-coupe weighs 3,139 lbs (1,424 kg) on an empty stomach, while its wheelbase measures 105.1 inches (2,670 mm). As you can probably imagine, all this mechanical goodness doesn’t exactly come cheap, sporting an eye-watering price tag of $301,500.

Without going into any other details, it’s quite safe to conclude that McLaren’s 720S is the real deal. However, if the stock model doesn’t quite satisfy your appetite for sexy curves and cosmetic goodness, then the pros over at Prior Design might just have the answer to your prayers.

In the past, we visited the German tuner’s portfolio to admire some of their most notable ventures, including a menacing Dacia Duster with some serious aftermarket muscle and a widebody kit that’ll have your Porsche Taycan look the business.

Today, we’ll be examining Prior’s accomplishments on the glorious 720S. The firm will develop just ten copies of this spectacular outfit, but pricing and availability remain undisclosed at this time. For starters, the body kit consists of six-part front fender flares, complemented by a pair of two-piece counterparts on the opposite end.

Additionally, the company will produce an assortment of custom bodywork items to deliver even more visual punch, such as classy diffuser and one menacing spoiler at the rear, along with a couple of beefy side skirts on the flanks. The finishing touch comes in the form of aftermarket wheels with five sets of two spokes. These juicy things boast a diameter of 20 inches up front and 21 inches at the back.

All things considered, it goes without saying that Prior Design’s widebody madness will let everyone know they’re not looking at a standard McLaren 720S. A the end of the day, this is precisely what we’ve come to expect from these auto gurus, right?


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