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  1. 99saleenspeedster

    99saleenspeedster Active Member Established Member

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    My friend took delivery of a McLaren 720S last Friday and had me over to drive it Sunday. I’ve driven a lot of cars over the years, but this one was amazing! Acceleration, braking, and cornering were great! Due to cold weather and OEM street tires, I wasn’t going to push it... he drove it harder than I, but I didn’t get much video. Here’s what I got. Hopefully in the spring, he’ll get a tire on it and I can get some better footage. From what he told me, they run the 1/4 mile in the high 9’s @ 150 mph in stock form.

     
  2. bb83

    bb83 I like gays Established Member

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    I test drove one about a month ago. Absolute beast!
     
  3. ZYBORG

    ZYBORG Let's roll.. Established Member

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    Not inpressed. Elbows too pointy. Too many split ends!
     
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    R1Lello Well-Known Member Established Member

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    The ultimate supercar for the money today, yes high 9's
     
  5. gimmie11s

    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    I don't think they trap 150 but they're so ****ing fast I guess it doesnt matter.

    low to mid 140s is what I read but yea... that car is buck ****ing wild for sure.
     
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    PaxtonShelby 5.4 3-valve sucks big hairy donkey balls Established Member

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    Amazing technology right there.
     
  7. kirks5oh

    kirks5oh kirks5oh Premium Member

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    Crazy. Was literally about to buy this car. Bought a house instead
     
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  8. 03cobra#694

    03cobra#694 Want to play a game? Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Damn, same price I’m sure.
     
  9. Serpent

    Serpent Bike or Cobra? Established Member

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    720s is amazing, im not 100% on the looks, but performance is nuts. 2 years from now mac will continue to raise the bar. Hopefully GM (and maybe Ford), will be able to keep up.

    Depends where you live. LOL
     
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    03cobra#694 Want to play a game? Staff Member Super Moderator

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    F1 for the street.
     
  11. tones_RS3

    tones_RS3 I like members members. Premium Member Established Member

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    Not being facetious here, because I really don't know much about these cars at all, but what makes them so fast?
    Light weight?
     
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    kirks5oh kirks5oh Premium Member

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    My down payment was roughly a ford gt.
    And not a primary house, which maybe makes it worse because it’s a house I’m barely using
     
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    Crazy light weight, mid engine (traction), great traction control, great trans, aero, and likely significantly underrated 710hp
     
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    tones_RS3 I like members members. Premium Member Established Member

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    Yeah,........I guess that will do it!! lol
    Thanks.
     
  15. Serpent

    Serpent Bike or Cobra? Established Member

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    rent the house out and let a prop management company take care of getting a qualified tenant/monthly rent.
    No better investment than a house in a highly desired location.
     
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    kirks5oh kirks5oh Premium Member

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    That’s what we are doing. The house rents over 200 days a year. It’s an investment house for us.

    It’s a better move than a car, but videos like this don’t help. Definitely an amazing piece of machinery
     
  17. ON D BIT

    ON D BIT Finish First Established Member

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    However most Mclaren’s depreciate like crazy....regardless of performance.
     
  18. BigPoppa

    BigPoppa Pumping those rookie numbers up Premium Member Established Member

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    They are more track than street. If I was looking for something in that price range, I can see why guys want a Ferrari instead. The interiors are spartan and the gauge cluster looks like an aftermarket digital piece.

    I'm not dogging them by any means. They are incredible cars, but definitely meant for the weekend track warrior who occasionally drives it to coffee and cars.
     
  19. kirks5oh

    kirks5oh kirks5oh Premium Member

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    No doubt about this. Still
     
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    600LT....
     

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