McLaren was so happy with Ricciardo’s Italian GP win they named a 720s after him

What a way to celebrate
by Greg Potts | Oct 2, 2021
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Good news for any Daniel Ricciardo fans in his home country that had their hearts set on a McLaren 720S—you can now buy a special Honey Badger edition (not its official name, sadly) courtesy of MSO.

Yep, McLaren’s road-going Special Ops division has decided to celebrate Danny Ric’s recent win at Monza with a limited-edition 720S. Imagine if McLaren/Merc had done that with Lewis Hamilton’s victories—there wouldn’t be any other cars on the road.

McLaren 720s named after Daniel Ricciardo

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Cockpit image of the McLaren 720s Daniel Ricciardo edition

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Anyway, just three Daniel Ricciardo editions will be built, each featuring the same Papaya Orange and Burton Blue paint as this season’s MCL35M Formula 1 car. Looks rather good, no? There are also carbon-fiber sills adorned with Ricciardo’s signature, as well as a couple of Australian flags and his race number on the doors.

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All three cars will be sold in Australia, and it’s unlikely they’ll get any performance enhancements, although the standard 710hp and 2.9sec 0-100kph time should be plenty...

Car seats of the McLaren 720s Daniel Ricciardo edition

McLaren 720s Daniel Ricciardo edition

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Front view of the McLaren 720s Daniel Ricciardo edition

Side view of the McLaren 720s Daniel Ricciardo edition

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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