A sweet sting in this McLaren’s long tail
New 600LT hits the spot between track-attack sportster and liveable road car
Once upon a time, when we were listening to Nirvana and renting VHS videos, there was just one McLaren road car: the F1. Everyone remembers the iconic three-seater that for a long while held the title of world’s fastest car. It holds as hallowed a place in automotive history as legends such as the Ferrari F40 and Lamborghini Countach. Today, you could fill a small supermarket with the number of McLaren derivatives that have been launched since the brand resuscitated itself in 2011 with the MP4-12C. Even “in-the-know” sportscar enthusiasts must concentrate to keep up with the sheer pace of new models being churned out by Woking’s skunk works in the UK.
McLaren 600LT WE LIKE: Performance, handling, style WE DISLIKE: Engine could have more roar VERDICT: A McLaren that hits the sweet spot..