McLaren marks milestone with carbon-fiber MonoCell chassis

5,000 units have been produced
Feb 5, 2015

TopGear.com.ph Philippine Car News - McLaren Automotive marks milestone with its Super Series vehicles

McLaren Automotive recently marked a milestone with its Super Series line--which is made up of the 12C, the 12C Spider, the 650S, the 625C and, more recently, the 675LT--by building the 5,000th unit of its groundbreaking carbon-fiber MonoCell chassis "in only the fourth full year of vehicle production." The milestone supposedly makes the Super Series the highest volume carbon-fiber supercar range ever.

The landmark unit is a Volcano Yellow 650S coupe that rolled off the production line on February 2, and which will be delivered to its owner in Australia. Joining the 650S at the end of the line was the first production 12C, which is now part of the McLaren Heritage Collection.

"McLaren has come a long way in four short years," said McLaren Automotive chief executive Mike Flewitt. "The completion of the 5,000th vehicle in the Super Series is a fantastic milestone for the brand. The 12C was, and still is, a groundbreaking supercar and, true to the values of McLaren, we have continued to develop and build on this great product into the 650S, which has delighted our customers and won countless awards across the world. We have built a solid foundation for the business, delivering record numbers year on year, and I look forward to our next production milestone with the addition of the 675LT to the Super Series, and the new Sports Series later in the year."

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