World Debut At Goodwood Festival Of Speed For Enhanced McLaren MP4-12C


AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

World Debut At Goodwood Festival Of Speed For Enhanced McLaren MP4-12C  •Dynamic debut for 2013 model year 12C with 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button

•A 'GREAT' Briton: Unique 12C GT3 to be unveiled by McLaren GT

•Great Britons from the world of celebrity and entertainment to experience the Goodwood Hillclimb from the 12C passenger seat

A Formula 1 World Champion will give the enhanced 12C sports car its World debut drive at Goodwood Festival of Speed this year. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button will take to the famous Goodwood Hill in a Production Prototype version of the revised 12C on Saturday 30 June. In addition, McLaren GT will unveil a McLaren 12C GT3 race car adorned with a unique livery, which highlights McLaren Group's support of the 'GREAT' campaign launched this year by the Prime Minister's Office and Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The GREAT campaign is designed to re-affirm Britain's international reputation and deliver long-term economic benefits through additional tourism, trade and education.

In 2010 McLaren Automotive wowed the Goodwood crowds with the launch of the 12C, and last year the 12C GT3 made its public dynamic debut at the event. For the third year in succession, McLaren will debut an exciting new version of its groundbreaking sports car.

World Debut At Goodwood Festival Of Speed For Enhanced McLaren MP4-12C  

Highlights of the enhanced performance and styling package for the 12C include an engine power upgrade to 625PS (from 600PS), in addition to throttle and gearshift modifications designed to enhance the driving experience. A range of styling options are now available to order for the new 12C; including a striking Volcano Yellow paint finish, exclusive new interior trim comprising high quality Semi-Aniline perforated Leather and Alcantara,and a new Diamond Cut finish available for multiple wheel designs.

The Production Prototype 12C prepared for the Michelin Supercar Run at Goodwood is presented in a stunning Volcano Red exterior colour, features the new optional Leather interior and will be complete with Lightweight Forged Alloy Wheels in Diamond Cut finish. The new 12C model from McLaren will be available to view up close throughout the event in the Goodwood Supercar Paddock.

Motorsport fans in the Formula One Paddock at Festival of Speed are invited to visit McLaren GT and see the 'GREAT' 12C GT3, which sports a bespoke livery designed by McLaren Racing's own graphic design team. Wearing a Union Jack which stretches the length of the car, the 'GREAT' 12C GT3 highlights McLaren Group's support of the GREAT campaign, which was launched in 2012 by the Prime Minister's Office and Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

McLaren Group is recognised by GREAT for McLaren Racing's global success in motorsport and the increasing profile of McLaren Automotive worldwide as a leading developer and manufacturer of groundbreaking sports cars.


Trending News
  • 500,000Th Fiat 500L Rolls Off Production Line
  • Volkswagen Group Provides Active Support For Use Of Electric Cars: 50 E-Golf Vehicles Handed Over In Hamburg
  • Mexico City Next Stop For DS Virgin Racing
  • One Year On: 'My Volkswagen' App Has 150,000 Downloads
  • Systematic Implementation Of The Strategy Is Paying Off – Record Earnings For The Volkswagen Group In 2017

    The GREAT 12C GT3 will be running in Batch 3 of the Hill programme on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Two high profile British guests from the world of entertainment will each experience 12C road car performance as they join McLaren's professional racing drivers as passengers in the Michelin Supercar Run at 12.35pm on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Regular updates featuring the new 12C sports car and GREAT 12C GT3 at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed will be published at:www.facebook.com/mclarenautomotive

    2012 is a once in a generation opportunity to promote the UK abroad. The world has already joined the nation in celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and will soon celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games. More information on GREAT may be found here: http://www.culture.gov.uk/what_we_do/2012_olympic_games_and_paralympic_games/8442.aspx

  • posted on conceptcarz.com

    Recent News
    Latest Mercedes-Benz Pop-Up Shop Opens In Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield

    Mercedes Benz has opened its newest Pop Up in the Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield Meadowhall shoppers can visit the temporary store which features some of the most popular Mercedes Benz models......

    Driving Performance On Land And On The Water

    Mercedes AMG and Cigarette Racing are proud to mark 11 years of collaboration with the debut of the most impressive and innovative performance boat ever constructed by the iconic Miami based boat manufacturer......

    Celebrity Classics Take Centre Stage At Race Retro Classic Car Sale

    70 cars spanning almost eight decades including a host of celebrity classics will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Classic Car Sale on Saturday 24th February A number......

    Triple BTCC Champion Shedden Switches To Wtcr With Audi & Wrt

    Three time British Touring Car Champion Gordon Flash Shedden will race an Audi RS 3 LMS in the inaugural World Touring Car Cup WTCR this year The Scotsman who celebrates his 39th birthday today 15......

    '2 Vev' – The Most Valuable British Car Ever Offered At Auction In Europe Comes To Bonhams

    The Essex Racing Stable team 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato 2 VEV is the most celebrated of all of the Newport Pagnell marque s early 1960s Grand Touring cars and arguably the most important of......

    Renault Zoe Retains Its 'Best Ultra-Low Emission Car' Crown At The Fleet World Honours 2018

    The Renault ZOE has reaffirmed its ever increasing popularity with business users after being named the Best Ultra Low Emission Car for the second consecutive year at the Fleet World Honours 2018 Hosted......

    Porsche To Celebrate 70 Years Of Sports Cars With Third Festival Of Speed Central Feature

    Goodwood and Porsche are delighted to today announce that Porsche will be the honoured marque at this year s Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard 12 15 July Porsche cars will adorn the world renowned......

    Related Vehicles
    2013 McLaren MP4-12C
    2013 McLaren MP4-12C  2013 McLaren MP4-12C  2013 McLaren MP4-12C  2013 McLaren MP4-12C  2013 McLaren MP4-12C  
    2019 Hyundai Veloster N
    2019 Hyundai Veloster N  2019 Hyundai Veloster N  2019 Hyundai Veloster N  2019 Hyundai Veloster N  2019 Hyundai Veloster N  
    2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
    2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro  2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro  2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro  2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro  2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro  
    2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
    2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro  
    2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
    2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro  2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro  
    2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
    2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio  2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio  2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio  2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio  2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio  
    2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition
    2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition  2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition  2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition  2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition  2018 Alpine A110 Premiere Edition  
    2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR
    2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR  2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR  2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR  2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR  2018 Aston Martin Vantage AMR  
    2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE
    2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE  2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE  2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE  2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE  2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE  
    2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition
    2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition  2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition  2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition  2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition  2018 BMW M3 30 Years American Edition  
    2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1  

    Vehicle information, history, and specifications from concept to production.

    Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook  Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

    Conceptcarz.com
    © 1998-2018 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.