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McLaren unveils the new 720S at Riyadh show

RIYADH, 14 days ago

Nahwasharq, a newly appointed and official McLaren retail partner in Saudi Arabia, introduced the new McLaren 720S at the recently concluded 11th edition of EXCS Motorshow in Riyadh.

Nahwasharq is making its debut at EXCS Motorshow ahead of its upcoming Riyadh showroom in later this year.

The 720S is the second-generation of McLaren’s Super Series and represents the new interpretation of McLaren design language and dedication to aerodynamic principles, personifying the brand’s extreme performance DNA.

The McLaren 720S features a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine that produces 720PS and 770Nm, with power-to-weight ratio of up to 561PS per tonne. It accelerates from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds and 0-200km/h is reached in 7.8 seconds with a top speed of 341km/h. The carbon fibre chassis is based around Monocage II central structure which is key to the 1,283kg lightest dry weight and unparalleled interior space and visibility.

Sabah Al-Kraidees, vice president of Nahwasharq stated: “We are excited to introduce the new McLaren 720S for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through EXCS Motorshow. This is a great opportunity to connect with supercar aficionados and fans and offer them a look into McLaren’s world.”

“On behalf of Nahwasharq, I would like to thank McLaren Automotive for choosing us as an official retail partner in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We are proud to have been given the opportunity to represent McLaren here, with state-of-the-art facilities and a qualified team trained by McLaren professionals. In addition to exceptional products, we are confident that we will deliver a fully satisfied level of customer experience and service,” he added.

Andreas Bareis, managing director of McLaren Middle East, Africa & Latin America said: “Since its inception, McLaren Automotive has continuously invested in its future and will continue to do though. To succeed McLaren is always looking for good and strong retail partners who will represent our brand and passion to the different markets and end customers.

“We are delighted to announce Nahwasharq here the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as an official retail partner and we are looking very much forward for an exciting future, starting next month with our brand new showroom which will be completed and opened in the capital to showcase our exciting product line ups.”

In addition to the new McLaren 720S, the McLaren 570GT and the 570S Coupé were also on display during the show. Both models are part of the Sport Series and are fitted with the McLaren-developed 3.8-litre twin turbo V8 M838TE engine.

They accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds with a top speed of 328 km/h. Power and torque are at 570PS and 600 Nm and power is delivered to the rear wheels via a seven-speed seamless-shift transmission with adjustment through Normal, Sport and Track settings to produce one of the most rewarding and engaging driving experiences in the sports car class. – TradeArabia News Service




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