2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Redesign, Release and Changes

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2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Price

Pricing for the new 2016 McLaren 540C Coupe has been set at $165,000 – $175,000 based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the 2016 McLaren 540C Coupe we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.

2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Release Date

Hot on the heels of the recent debut of the McLaren 570S at the 2015 New York auto show, McLaren revealed the least-expensive entry in their model lineup at the Shanghai auto show. The new McLaren 540C slots in under the 570S, packing a little less power and performance to bring the price down to attainable levels.


2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Specs

A subtly revised aerodynamic package and a dedicated wheel design mark out the 540C Coupe against the more powerful 570S Coupe. Unique aero blades below the front bumper channel cold, clean air through the lower bodywork and up over the sculpted bonnet, flanked by large LED headlamps. At the rear, the diffuser sits between the twin exhausts which exit below the rear bumper. The aerodynamically-led styling of the Sports Series Coupe includes intricately designed dihedral doors which include the elegant floating door tendon. This design feature channels air along the length of the door into the two integrated air intakes mounted in the rear quarter panel. This creates a clean path for the air to flow along the bodywork with minimal drag, directing air to the flying buttresses at the rear of the cabin which optimise air flow over the rear deck to increase downforce levels and aid engine cooling. An integrated spoiler at the trailing edge of the rear deck provides optimal downforce.

Inside the cabin, the 540C Coupe is luxuriously appointed with leather upholstery to the seats, dashboard and lower doors as standard. The ‘floating’ centre console features a seven-inch IRIS touchscreen which controls all elements of the infotainment system. The air conditioning controls are also incorporated, as first seen on the McLaren P1™, minimising switchgear in the cabin. The touchscreen also controls the standard DAB digital radio, as well as satellite navigation, Bluetooth telephony and media streaming, voice activation and the audio media player. The IRIS system also includes the electronic owner’s manual.

2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Redesign

The 540C features a newly-developed suspension system ensuring enhanced levels of driver engagement and refinement on both road and track. The system uses front and rear anti-rollbars Formula 1™- style dual wishbones and independent adaptive dampers. The damper tuning has been revised on 540C, over 570S, with more focus on day-to-day road driving. Adaptive dampers offer control over bump and rebound settings using the familiar McLaren ‘Normal’, ‘Sport’ and ‘Track’ handling settings, with the Sports Series having its own unique damper settings. In ‘Normal’ mode, the system provides a refined yet engaging ride, while the ‘Sport’ and ‘Track’ settings allow a greater level of focus and engagement when required. Twin damper valves ensure precise control, while dual wishbone suspension provides optimised levels of ride quality and driver feedback.

2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Concept

2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Engine

The McLaren 540C Coupé is a pure McLaren, and a pure sports car, sharing its DNA with the models in the Super Series and Ultimate Series, including a light weight carbon fibre chassis and race-derived technologies. It is fitted with a mid-mounted 3.8-litre twin turbocharged V8 engine which has been developed to be responsive and thrilling, even at low engine speeds. As its name suggests, the Sports Series dedicated application of the award-winning McLaren power unit generates 540PS at 7,500 rpm and 540Nm of torque at 3,500-6,500 rpm. With stop-start technology, it offers optimised levels of efficiency and a longer range suited to the typical usage of cars in this segment.

The new McLaren 540C is the most affordable model in the McLaren “Sports Series,” and is aimed at pulling buyers away from the new Mercedes-AMG GT, Audi R8, and the perennial Porsche 911 Turbo. While the new 540C shares the same platform with the 570S, power and performance have been reigned in, with 533 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque from McLaren’s ubiquitous twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8, compared to 562 hp and 443 lb-ft in the more expensive McLaren 570S. The 540C sprints from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, and tops out at 199 mph, compared to 3.1 seconds and 204 mph in the 570S.

At the heart of the 540C, as with the 570S, is the unique carbon fibre MonoCell II chassis which has been newly designed with a greater focus on day-to-day usability, offering improved ingress to and egress from the cabin, along with class-leading occupant protection and safety. A dry weight of as low as 1,311 kg (2,890lbs) is achieved as a result of this lightweight structure and the use of aluminium body panels. This figure sees the 540C almost 150kg lighter than its closest competitor.

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2016 McLaren 540C Coupe Changes



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