Editor: Jason Date – 29 July 2017

I was invited to the Cape Town launch unveiling of the all-new and revolutionary McLaren 720S supercar.

To get to grips with what this car means for McLaren you merely just need to look at a few of the numbers:

  • 0 – 200 km/h in just 7.8 seconds with 100 km/h achieved in under 3 seconds!
  • 720 Horsepower Twin-Turbo 4.0-litre V8 Engine
  •  530 kW & 770 Nm 

These kinds of numbers make the McLaren 720S an incredibly special beast and one which will quite literally blow you away in every sense.

1Launched at McLaren’s beautiful V&A Waterfront Cape Town home base, the 720S that was unveiled represented a beautiful colour combination and one which belonged to a special McLaren customer. The 720S is available in 3 variants and priced from between R5.5-million – +- R8-million specification dependent.

Listen to the engine from launch night by clicking the link below:


With its hypercar attributes, lightweight sculpted body and racing pedigree, it is not difficult to understand where McLaren’s recent additional investments are being utilised with as much as £1 billion to be reinvested in improving their automobiles within the next 6 years.

See these beautiful automobiles in the flesh and find out further details from the Daytona Group:


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