Video: Jay Leno reviews his personal McLaren MP4-12C

A few weeks ago, Jay Leno’s brand new McLaren MP4-12C was caught in California and now the late night talk show host is ready to put it in the spotlight. Something tells us he is very proud of his brand new $230,000 acquisition.

Leno has sat behind the wheel of the MP4-12C many times considering he has repeatedly invited McLaren to his Garage for some test runs, but in this 15 minute video, Leno gets a bit more personal and goes into details of the MP4-12C that have never been addressed in other reviews.

As a refresher, Leno’s McLaren MP4-12C is painted in a very cool Volcano Orange and is powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 that delivers a total of 592 HP at 7,000rpm and 443 lb-ft. of torque between 3,000 and 7,000rpm. It can hit a top speed of 205 mph.


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  (776) posted on 02.1.2012

Jay Leno did some stuff reviews in his own McLaren and we found out that his car is truly a great car. Hitting a 205mph as a maximum speed is not a joke. It was also very powerful in 592hp. I think it was too expensive at the $230,000 amount. 

  (676) posted on 01.31.2012

It would be great if that car was mine. Well, I’m just kidding. That McLaren has the price that’s making me blue. $230,000 is a big value. Well, if the maximum speed is hit like 205mph, the price is reasonable enough. 

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