• 2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO

This 720S celebrates Daniel Ricciardo’s first win as a McLaren driver during the 2021 Italian Grand Prix

On September 12, Daniel Ricciardo claimed a sensational victory during the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. Even if this was his eighth victory in Formula One, it was his first victory as a McLaren driver. Actually, he brought McLaren’s first victory since the Brazil GP in 2012.

To celebrate, McLaren will launch a limited edition 720S. It will only be offered in Australia, will be of course named Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S, and was designed in cooperation with McLaren Special Operations (MSO).

What makes the McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO special

2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO Exterior
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The special Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S uses a unique color combination: Papaya spark and Burton blue – colors used on the McLaren Formula 1 race car

The 720S is a pretty cool looking car, so it is very difficult to make it look even better. So, the Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S edition will only add a few elements to make it even more unique in the lineup.

The first thing you will notice is the color combination: Papaya spark and Burton blue – colors used on the McLaren Formula 1 race car that Ricciardo drove to victory.

2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO Interior
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‘One of Three’ dedication plates and Ricciardo’s race number 3 etched on the iconic 720S dihedral doors are also part of the pack

Other than the special paint, the car will get Carbon Fibre Sills inscribed with Ricciardo’s signature, ‘One of Three’ dedication plates, Ricciardo’s race number 3 etched on the iconic 720S dihedral doors, and the Australian flag adorning the front haunches.

McLaren will only build three units - as a tribute to Ricciardo’s racing number – "3."

The car will arrive in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2021.

2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO Exterior
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The car will arrive in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2021.
McLaren 720S drivetrain specifications
Engine 4.0-litre twin-turbo V-8
Power 710 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Torque 568 LB-FT @ 5,500 RPM
Transmission 7 Speed SSG
0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) 2.8 seconds
0-200 km/h (0-124 mph) 7.8 seconds
Top Speed 212 mph
Weight 2,828 Lbs
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McLaren Automotive reveals a limited-edition series of just three new commissions by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) in partnership with the McLaren Sydney and Melbourne dealerships. Available exclusively in Australia, the Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO series has been designed to celebrate the McLaren Formula 1 driver, a timely reveal following McLaren’s success at the Italian Grand Prix resulting in Ricciardo’s race win, his first with the team.

“Daniel Ricciardo’s relentless determination and pursuit of excellence are qualities that perfectly reflect the McLaren ethos. Following McLaren’s outstanding performance with a landmark one-two finish for the team at the Italian Grand Prix, it’s the perfect time to reveal this limited series in celebration of the Aussie driver.

“The 720S is a fitting model to celebrate Daniel’s achievements and we’re delighted to see it adorned with the Australian flag crafted by MSO,”
George Biggs, Commercial Executive Director

Limited to just three vehicles, as a nod to Ricciardo’s racing number – “3” – each model is finished in Papaya spark and Burton blue – colours used on the McLaren Formula 1 2021 MCL35M race car.

Further distinct features include Carbon Fibre Sills inscribed with Ricciardo’s signature, ‘One of Three’ dedication plates, Ricciardo’s race number 3 etched on the iconic 720S dihedral doors, and the Australian flag adorning the front haunches.

“One of the great privileges of driving for McLaren is getting behind the wheel of many of the brand’s exhilarating supercars and while each offers something unique, the 720S is the absolute benchmark.” Daniel Ricciardo, Formula 1 driver, McLaren Racing

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