New McLaren GT by MSO to debut at Pebble Beach

McLaren says the GT by MSO special edition will showcase the GT’s customisation options, drawing inspiration from British architecture

McLaren Special Operations will bring a unique version of the new McLaren GT to this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to showcase the grand tourer’s range of customisation options. Called the McLaren GT by MSO, it will feature on the event’s Concept Car Lawn on Sunday 18 August.

McLaren claims this specially commissioned GT draws inspiration from British architecture, with a colour palette and design features lifted from the London cityscape. The bodywork is finished in a newly developed MSO Defined Flux Silver, while the side skirts, front splitter, rear diffuser and wing mirrors are painted in a contrasting MSO Bespoke Satin Graphite.

Advertisement - Article continues below

New 2019 McLaren GT revealed to take on the Bentley Continental GT

Elsewhere, this unique McLaren GT features a set of satin graphite-coloured brake calipers, chrome window surrounds, a pair of polished titanium exhaust finishers and a set of gloss black diamond cut wheels.

Inside, the McLaren GT features a pair of carbon fibre shift paddles, leather upholstery, a set of MSO floor mats and an electrochromic roof. The seat backs, door cards, sun visors and armrests are also finished in MSO’s Bespoke Geoform Stitching, which McLaren claims is inspired by the geometric canopy design of the British Museum.

It’s powered by the same twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine as the standard McLaren GT, producing 612bhp and 630Nm of torque. Power is fed to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automatic gearbox and McLaren claims a 0–62mph time of 3.2 seconds, a 0–124mph sprint of nine seconds flat and a top speed of 203mph.

Deliveries for the standard McLaren GT will commence this autumn, with prices starting from £163,000. As with all McLaren vehicles, owners will be given the option to outfit their GTs with a range of MSO options at the time of purchase.

What are your thoughts on the new McLaren GT by MSO? Let us know in the comments section below…



2020 Ford GT - front 3/4 static
Ford GT

Ford GT updated for 2020 with 651bhp and new soundtrack

New updated Ford GT now boasts more power, an improved cooling system and a lighter exhaust
6 Feb 2020
Ford GT Mk II - front 3/4 static
Ford GT

Track only Ford GT Mk II launched at Goodwood

Hardcore Ford GT unveiled at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, with 690bhp and a price tag of around £1 million
4 Jul 2019
McLaren GT - front
McLaren GT

New McLaren GT revealed to take on the Bentley Continental

The McLaren GT is the Woking brand’s new Grand Tourer, combining 612bhp with 570 litres of storage and cashmere seats
15 May 2019

Most Popular

Hyundai Kona electric front
Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona Electric to get increased range from July

UK-delivered Hyundai Kona Electrics will be outfitted with a handful of mechanical revisions, boosting the SUV’s maximum range to 300 miles
18 Mar 2020
Hyundai i20

New 2021 Hyundai i20 N to rival Ford Fiesta ST with 200bhp

New Hyundai i20 N to join i30 N in brand’s hot hatch line-up and our exclusive images preview how it could look
2 Apr 2020

New SEAT Leon 2020 review

The all-new SEAT Leon hatchback impresses with its blend of sporty handling and cutting-edge technology
3 Apr 2020