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This Is The 1000bhp McLaren Speedtail’s Speedy Tail

Ahead of the full reveal later this month, McLaren’s new speed-focused Speedtail has debuted its ridiculously aerodynamic-looking rear end

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Here’s your first look at the fish-slippery back end of the new McLaren Speedtail.

Everything about the aerodynamically laser-focused bodywork screams rapid. The new Ultimate Series car will be McLaren’s fastest ever, eclipsing the F1’s 243mph courtesy of a hybrid V8 powertrain capable of slamming around 1000bhp into the road via the back tyres.

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The bodywork looks tailored to top speed runs with a selection of smooth channels, flat surfaces and elegant buttresses progressing towards the three-seater cabin. With the visible active aero flaps retracted, the ‘boot’ lip is as clean and crisp as we’ve seen on a hypercar since the Oldsmobile Aerotech.

All 106 cars are reserved by wealthy buyers looking at an eventual cost of £1.75 million. Err, plus taxes, options and customisation. McLaren has also confirmed that we’ll finally get hold of the full, delicious details for the Speedtail on 26 October. Just 11 days to wait, then.