McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition breaks cover in Australia
As a tribute to its veteran racing driver Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren has unveiled the Daniel Ricciardo Edition of its 720S car in Australia. Its production will be limited to just three units. The premium four-wheeler flaunts cosmetic changes both inside and out. It is expected to run on a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged, V8 engine and hit a top-speed of 341km/h. Here are more details.
The car has triangular headlights and dual exhaust tips
The McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition has a sloping roofline, triangular headlights, a wide air vent, and Burton Blue accents on the bonnet, mirrors, and rear section. It also flaunts a Papaya Spark Orange paintwork. The car is flanked by two doors with Australian flag stickers and the number "3" embossed on them. Sleek taillights and twin exhaust tips grace the rear end.
It should run on a 710hp, 4.0-liter engine
The McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition is likely to be powered by a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged, V8 engine that makes 710hp of power and 770Nm of torque. The car can sprint from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds and attain a top-speed of 341km/h.
The McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition has a luxurious blacked-out cabin with orange accents, bucket seats, a center console that divides the driver and passenger areas, and a flat-bottom steering wheel. It houses a digital instrument cluster and a vertically positioned infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity facilities. Multiple airbags and a rear-view camera should ensure the safety of the passengers.
McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition: Pricing and availability
All three units of the McLaren 720S Daniel Ricciardo Edition will be up for grabs in Australia later this year. It is expected to carry a premium over the standard 720S priced at $300,000 (around Rs. 2.2 crore).