One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show

One-off Mc Laren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show

► Latest 720S by MSO ► Inspired by Bruce McLarenBlack and gold. black and gold. Now McLaren MSO has revealed the first pictures of the vehicle ahead of its public outing at the 2017 Dubai motor show.

The Zenith Black paint with a satin finish contrasts with a set of gold wheels that are unavailable on the McLaren configurator and a gold engine heat shield.

The vehicle is inspired by one of Bruce McLaren's famous quotes: 'To do something well is so worthwhile that to die trying to do it better can not be foolhardy. Carbonfibre dominates the driving environment, adorning the centre console, the steering wheel and folding display behind it.

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A specially designed satin black coating has been developed by MSO with gold painted on the wheels, also featuting in the form of a quote from founder Bruce McLaren engaved in Arabic into the rear wing. Not only that, but the lettering has been shaped to mimic the skyline of Dubai. As confirmation that this particular 720S configuration won't be repeated, the sill has been branded with a plaque displaying the make, model and a build number showing the vehicle is "one of one". The rear wing alone took 30 hours to complete, using stencils produced by the MSO design visualization team. Aside from the colour and interior trim customisations, the auto is unchanged over the standard 720S.

The vehicle started life as a McLaren 720S Performance and received an array of MSO Bespoke carbon fiber parts such as the front splitter, air intakes, rear bumper, roof panel, rear diffuser, side mirror arms, rear aero bridge, plus deck and engine covers. This means power of 710bhp from McLaren's turbocharged 4.0-litre V8, a top speed of 212mph and a 0-62mph time of 2.8sec.

McLaren is present at the Dubai International Motor Show with a spectacular one-off 720S commissioned by a customer from the Middle East.

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