Representing the successor to the 650S Coupé, the new 2018 McLaren 720S stunned the crowds at this week’s Geneva Motor Show, featuring striking goods looks to go along with its raw power. The former is accentuated by a low and wide stance, with a new carbon fiber MonoCage accented with plenty of seams and cut-outs for enhanced aerodynamics. The latter is generated through an all-new 4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, making 710 horsepower and 68 lb-ft of torque. That allows the supercar to hit 62 mph in 2.9 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 212 mph. The real story here, though, may lie in the raft of new technologies, like the Variable Drift Control, which lets drivers adjust the stability control intervention through a new interface on the central touchscreen. Speaking of which, the adaptive instrument cluster lifts up and out of the dashboard when the driver enters the cockpit, revealing a 10-inch HD custom digital screen. To keep distraction to a minimum at high speeds, the screen is reduced to a thin slit that offers just the essential readouts. Pricing for the 720S starts at £208,600 (roughly $254,300 USD) and deliveries are scheduled to begin in May.


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