Hennessey unveiled its HPE800 Kit for the McLaren MP4-12C for the McLaren MP4-12C in early 2012. In that instance, Hennessey tuned the supercar to deliver a total of 800 horsepower.

In 2013, however, Hennessey revisits the MP4-12C and came up with a new HPE700 kit that, despite delivering "only" 704 horsepower, it’s still bound to be a hoot to drive.

The new HPE700 kit includes an optimized ECU, an upgraded intercooler, dual air induction filters and a stainless-steel sports exhaust system. Thanks to these changes, the car’s 3.8-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine’s output was increased from the base 616 horsepower up to a total of 704 Horsepower at 7,500 rpm and a peak torque of 538 pound-feet at 5,800 rpm.

With the extra power, the MP4-12 will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds and will run the quarter mile in 10.3 seconds at a speed of 137 mph.

Click past the jump to read more about the standard McLaren MP4-12C.

  • 2013 McLaren MP4-12C HPE700 by Hennessey
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  • Engine:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    704 @ 7500
  • Torque @ RPM:
    538 @ 5800
  • Displacement:
    3.8 L
  • 0-60 time:
    2.8 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    210 mph
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McLaren MP4-12C

2013 McLaren MP4-12C HPE700 by Hennessey Exterior
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The MP4-12C was launched on the market in 2011 as a direct challenger to the Ferrari 458 Italia. The initial model was powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 producing 592 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 443 pound-feet of torque delivered between 3,000 and 7,000 rpm. For the 2013 model year, the car’s engine was updated to a total of 616 horsepower.

With the extra power, the MP4-12C runs from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds and hits a top speed of 207 mph.

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