Here's A Reminder Of How Staggeringly Fast The McLaren 720S Is

Despite getting a little wheel spin off the line on a non-prepped surface, this 720S has no trouble smashing out a 174mph half mile run

Remind me later

At what point do we start calling the McLaren 720S a hypercar? It certainly has the pace to keep up with cars described thus, and it doesn’t need optimal conditions to do so.

In this video from DragTimes, despite getting wheel spin on a “non-prepped surface,” a McLaren 720S has no trouble smashing out a 2.8 second 0-60mph time followed by a 10.2 second quarter-mile, before crossing the half-mile mark at 174mph.

Mclaren - Here's A Reminder Of How Staggeringly Fast The McLaren 720S Is - Supercars and Hypercars

That’s faster than a Porsche 918 Spyder, and quick enough to give McLaren’s own P1 a run for its money. Just how conservative is Woking being with the 650S successor’s power output?