Next month’s Geneva Auto Show is going to be great. First with news of a new Ferrari, and now this? McLaren has plans to unveil the track-ready GT3 version of their 650S at the show.
This version of the 650S will have a rigid carbon-fiber body for a much lighter weight (2,733 pounds), will have a widened wheelbase, new air-intakes, lighter wheels and new tires along with a big, beautiful fixed carbon rear wing. The modified body will come carrying a biturbo 3.8-liter V8 engine that can deliver 493 horsepower through its six-speed sequential gearbox. The vehicle will be extremely limited, with roughly 15 units being built worldwide. Seeing that the race-ready 650S GT3 was developed to compete in the likes of the Blancpain Endurance Series, the $560,000 price tag should come as no surprise. The brand will pulling the curtain back on March 1st.