2024 McLaren 750S Revealed With 740 HP, $324,000 Starting Price

McLaren 750S Coupe Front 3/4

The successor to the mighty McLaren 720S is finally here. It’s called the 750S, and it enhances and improves many aspects of its predecessor, with around 30 percent of the supercar’s components being new or changed. The automaker announced both coupe and hardtop convertible body styles.

The new McLaren hides a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine under a familiar-looking body. It produces 730 horsepower (740 brake horsepower) and 590 pound-feet of torque, more than the McLaren P1. An updated seven-speed sequential gearbox with a shorter final drive ratio feeds power to the rear wheels.

The 750S Coupe and Spyder can hit 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds. However, the convertible is 0.1 second slower at 124 mph – 7.2 to 7.3 – and 0.6 second slower at 186, taking 19.8 and 20.4. Their quarter-mile time is also different, with the Coupe completing it in 10.1 seconds, compared to the Spyder’s 10.3-second time. Both can reach a top speed of 206 mph.

The model features a 0.24-inch (6-millimeter) wider front track and new suspension geometry. It comes with McLaren’s next-generation Proactive Chassis Control III, with three percent softer front springs and four percent firmer rear. The automaker also improved its vehicle-lift system, raising the front of the car in four seconds. It took 720S 10.

McLaren 750S Spider rear wing
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McLaren 750S Spider interior

The new 750S further sharpens McLaren’s “form follows function” design philosophy, with familiar design and fresh styling in the supercar. At the front, the new bumper channels into redesigned and narrower eye sockets that lead to LED lighting and low-temperature radiators. A new extended front splitter provides aerodynamic balance, working in conjunction with a 20-percent larger active rear wing.

The rear of the coupe and convertible ends in a P1-inspired center-exit exhaust system, with designers relocating the active rear wing two inches higher. McLaren also matches the 750S with larger intakes in front of the rear wheel, a new rear bumper, a new mesh grille and a new rear deck.

Alcantara interior is standard, with two additional specifications available: TechLux and Performance. The first uses Nappa leather in the cabin, while the Performance combines leather and Alcantara. McLaren further enhances the interior with a new dark metal finish and customizable ambient lighting.

McLaren 750S Coupe interior
McLaren 750S engine

The cabin gets new displays, with the instrument cluster moving inside a binnacle attached to the steering column. The new McLaren Control Launcher allows drivers to save their favorite aero, handling, powertrain and transmission settings accessible at the press of a button. Apple CarPlay is standard.

McLaren also worked to reduce the car’s weight compared to its predecessor. The carbon fiber-shelled racing seats are 38.6 pounds lighter than the standard chairs in the 720S. The company also installs the lightest wheels ever fitted on series-production models – 10-spoke forged alloy rims that save another 30.4 lbs.

Other styles are available in a variety of finishes, including the new Gold Aurum. All the weight savings result in the 750S Coupe weighing 66 lbs less than the 720S, tipping the scales at 3,062 lbs (DIN). The Spider is only 108 lbs heavier at 3,170 lbs.

The 750S will go on sale with various available options. Modeled after the system on Senna, the track brake upgrade adds larger ceramic rotors, monobloc calipers, a new booster and vacuum pump, and Formula 1-inspired caliper cooling technology. Customers can also get a super-lightweight carbon fiber racing seat that weighs just 7.4 lbs, Pirelli P Zero Corsa or Trofeo R tires, and an upgraded Bowers & Wilkins sound system.

The 2024 750S is now available to order from McLaren retailers. The company hasn’t said when it will go on sale, but it has revealed the price. The 750S coupe starts at $324,000 (prices do not include a $5,000 transportation and port processing fee or a $2,240 American accessory pack). The 750S Spider starts at $345,000.

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