Gains extra options too

Launched in 2016, the McLaren 570GT gave the Super Series lineup a new flavor with a package that’s less track focused and more road trip worthy than the 570S. While most of the styling and the drivetrain are identical to the coupe, the GT gained a side opening cargo hatch above the engine, improved sound insulation, and softer suspension settings. The car was well received by McLaren enthusiasts who wanted a less aggressive sports car, but some requested a more dynamic version of the 570GT. As a result, McLaren introduces the Sport Pack, a bundle of features that makes the GT as sporty and precise as the 570S.

McLaren 570GT Gets More Dynamic and Precise with New Sport Pack Exterior
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The upgrade begins with standard carbon-ceramic brake discs and Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires

The upgrade begins with standard carbon-ceramic brake discs and Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires. Various chassis features and electronics have been updated to 570S specs, including the steering rack, damper actuator calibration, active damping system, and Electronic Stability Control. All these features require an extra $5,590. This means that the 570GT Sport Pack will cost $205,440. That’s a $20,540 premium over the standard 570S. McLaren doesn’t mention any performance enhancements thanks to the package, so it’s safe to assume that the bundle doesn’t shorten acceleration times and doesn’t improve top speed.

Alongside the Sport Pack, McLaren introduced new MSO options for the 570GT, including the electrochromic roof with variable tint. Using an electric current to trigger a change in the opacity of the glass through a range of settings, the electrochromic roof includes three UV-filtering options for the 570GT.

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The new Design Edition Packs combine popular exterior colors with the By McLaren Luxury Design Interior and cost less as a bundle than if specified separately

Additionally, the 570GT now benefits from five new Design Edition Packs. These combine popular exterior colors with the By McLaren Luxury Design Interior and cost less as a bundle than if specified separately. The new 570GT Design Editions are Silica White exterior with Saddle Tan and Carbon Black interior, Pacific Blue with Jet Black and Areia (cream), Blade Silver with Natural Tan and Carbon Black, Fire Black with Jet Black and Areia, and Storm Grey with Jet Black and Almond White.

Finally, the new color and trim choices introduced with the 570S Spider are now available for the 570GT too. Customers can now order the car in Curacao Blue, Vega Blue, and Sicilian Yellow exterior paint colors, alongside three new By McLaren Designer Interiors. Other new options include lightweight 10-spoke forged alloy wheel and Liquid Black brake calipers and the reverse camera displayed in the center of the driver TFT instrument cluster.

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Read our full review on the 2016 McLaren 570S.

McLaren Sports Series models will benefit from greater choice of specification and an upgraded range of options as McLaren introduces new features and enhances its Coupé and GT models to align with the 570S Spider launched last year.

The 570GT enjoys the most changes, with carbon-ceramic brake discs now standard-fit and a Sport Pack also introduced, allowing buyers to specify a 570GT with the same dynamic settings as the 570S Coupé and Spider.

As the most luxurious and refined Sports Series model, the 570GT offers a more relaxed drive than the 570S Coupé; suspension spring rate stiffness is lower and there is a two percent reduction in steering ratio for improved stability at higher speeds. McLaren owners wanting a car tailored towards a GT driving experience have welcomed this blend of attractions, but there have also been requests for the sharper, more precise dynamic behavior of the 570S Coupé to be available with the GT bodystyle.

The 570GT Sport Pack addresses this demand with a combination of component and calibration change: the steering rack, damper actuators and uprights are the same as those fitted to the Coupé and Spider, and the adaptive damping, steering and Electronic Stability Control are the same ‘S’ tune. In combination with the Pirelli P-ZERO™ CORSA tires that are included with the Sport Pack, the result is a driving experience that is the same as the 570S Coupé and Spider, at an additional cost to 570GT buyers of $5,950.

Customers wanting to further personalize their car will enjoy a wider choice of Sports Series options developed by McLaren Special Operations, including for 570GT an electrochromic roof with customer-controlled variable tint. Using an electric current to trigger a change in the opacity of the glass through a range of settings, the electrochromic roof will be particularly beneficial in very hot, sunny conditions. One of three UV-filtering panoramic roof options on 570GT – the others being green tint or dark grey, privacy tint glass – the MSO Defined Electrochromic Panoramic Roof is further evidence of McLaren’s pioneering approach to adapting advanced technologies from other industries to enhance ownership experience.

“The McLaren Sports Series is already recognized for bringing the excitement and race-derived technology of a supercar to the luxury sports car market, a reputation that was further enhanced by the recent introduction of the 570S Spider. The changes for 2018 make every model in the range even more compelling; customers attracted by the McLaren blend of lightweight, carbon fiber construction and mid-mounted, twin-turbocharged V8 engine combining to deliver thrilling performance, can now choose from an even wider range of colors, materials and features. Additionally, with the new 570GT Sport Pack, we have reacted to market requests for a 570GT with the driving dynamics of the 570S Coupé. This optional handling package gives the same chassis setup as the Coupé, while retaining the luxurious features, luggage space and looks of the 570GT.”

Jolyon Nash, McLaren Automotive Executive Director, Global Sales and Marketing

Five new Design Edition Packs have also been introduced for the 570GT. These combine popular exterior colors with the By McLaren luxury design interior that best complement them, for significantly less financial outlay than if specified separately. The new 570GT Design Editions are: Silica White exterior with Saddle Tan and Carbon Black interior; Pacific Blue with Jet Black and Areia (cream); Blade Silver with Natural Tan and Carbon Black; Fire Black with Jet Black and Areia; and Storm Grey with Jet Black and Almond White.

Changes to the content and pricing of option packs across the Sports Series means additional features are more attainable and the new color and trim choices introduced with the 570S Spider are now available in other models: Curacao Blue, Vega Blue and Sicilian Yellow exterior paint colors and three new By McLaren Designer Interiors can now be ordered for all bodystyles, as can a new lightweight 10-spoke forged alloy wheel and Liquid Black finish on the brake calipers. Sports Series buyers who specify the optional reversing camera will now all benefit from the camera view being displayed in the center of the driver TFT instrument cluster.

The desirable Track Pack option remains available on the 570S Coupé and can now be specified with an increased choice of six Alcantara® By McLaren Designer Sport Interiors. The 12mm taller rear spoiler introduced last year with the Track Pack is now standard on all Sports Series Coupé models.

Customers can digitally visualize, specify and configure their new Sports Series either at McLaren retailers or on the McLaren Automotive website, accessed via www.mclaren.com.

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