Things are never quiet for long at McLaren. it’s more powerful never convertible launched in summer, the new Artura is waiting in the wings, the aa hunt the new CEO is active, and there’s still the small matter of an all-electric hypercar to ponder. You may be right in thinking, then, that a 600LT like this is old news. Only this is a little different from the rest …
It is obviously in spec, with almost all options popping up from the factory. It’s a Clubsport car, which means you get Senna seats, but it’s really just the tip of the extra iceberg. This 600LT has both carbon outer packs, a carbon roof, a carbon engine deck, Trofeo R tires (on lightweight wheels), front lift system and B&W speakers. It also comes with the car charger and McLaren car cover, with so much more. Surely there can’t have been another one in Silica White with red pinstripe – it’s really an amazing looking 600LT, with almost a little bit of 620R on it.
That said, even in primer gray without a single added option, the Sports Series Long Tail would remain a powerful supercar. It may not have had the impact of the previous 675, but emulating McLaren Automotive’s greatest success less than a P1 wasn’t a bad strategy for the 600LT. That same combination of frightening performance with unrivaled driver reward ensured the same price level for this car as its LT predecessor. There aren’t really many, if any, better driving sports cars than the dismantled McLarens.
Of course, the next owner can expect more from this. Where the Silica White LT differs from all but the other in the ads it is almost new. Not only does being registered in 2021 mean barely a few miles (only 300) have been covered, it also ensures that the LT is covered by the McLaren warranty until April 2024.
Production of the 600LT ended a while ago, so we’re not sure where this has been in the meantime, but that’s kind of in parenthesis. It certainly is an intriguing proposition for anyone who has missed an assignment for the first time. Or who doesn’t like the idea of a gasoline electric McLaren on the driveway.
Also because, despite all the added options, this LT costs what a new one would have at launch. So it was £ 185,500 before any extras; this is for sale at £ 184,950. Potentially a shrewd buy for a new owner, then, as whatever happens to McLaren as it enters a new era, nothing is in danger of threatening the 600LT’s status as an epic supercar. Just as we say from 2018, in fact.
SPECIFICATIONS | MCLAREN 600LT
Motor: 3,799 cc, twin-turbo V8
Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch automatic (SSG), rear-wheel drive
Power (hp): 600 @ 7,500 rpm
Torque (lb ft): 457 at 5,500-6,500 rpm
CO2: 276 g / km (WLTP)
Registration year: 2021
Recorded mileage: 300
New price: £ 185,500 (2018, before options)
Your for: £ 184,950