New Twin-Turbo V8 Operation, Codename: P14

The McLaren 650S replacement, to be revealed at the Geneva motor show in March 2017, will use a new 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8.

The model, codenamed P14, will achieve 0-124mph in 7.8sec and a standing quarter mile in 10.3sec, according to the Woking-based firm.

McLaren also claims the new exhaust system creates a clean, crisp note to “match the extreme performance of the engine, with the further option of a sports exhaust”.

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This is the first look at the new 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 engine

McLaren SuperSeries vehicle line director Haydn Baker said: “Power, torque and throttle response are all significantly enhanced compared to the first-gen Super Series, yet with fuel efficiency and emissions also notably improved.”

McLaren has already confirmed the car will get a new active chassis control system as well as having major aerodynamic gains.

It will also use a new monocoque Monocage II, which employs a T-bar-shaped roof structure that allows for the extended dihedral doors, along with a wider entrance and lower sills for better access, similiar to the company’s iconic F1 road car.

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