This special 650S, which was developed by McLaren’s bespoke personalization division McLaren Special Operations and debuted alongside a special GT3 racing-spec version of the same model, gets a number of unique tweaks unavailable on the “base” 650S. For starters, exterior upgrades include satin-finish carbon-fibre components such as extended MSO side blades “giving a subtle and purposeful look” says the press release, plus a distinctive three-piece carbon-enhanced rear bumper, a more pronounced rear diffuser, and new Palladium coloured 10-spoke diamond-cut alloy rims that weigh four kilos less per wheel and are locked in place with lightweight titanium wheel bolts, while climbing inside, owners
Not just limited to one body style or colour, the limited edition MSO 650S can be had in either coupe or Spider form, while three unique metallic paint finishes including Sarigan Quartz silver (with a “subtle gold infusion,” says the press release), Papaya Spark (a new take on the brand’s trademark orange livery), and Agrigan Black (with a ruby red flake, the same as shown on the concept that debuted in China earlier this year) allow even greater individualism.
A mere 50 examples of the MSO 650S will be produced, with pricing starting at £252,500 (CAD$460,724 at the time of writing) for the coupe, which is £50,000 (CAD$91,236) more expensive than the regular 650S. The MSO 650S Spider starts at £272,500 (CAD$497,239).
The new MSO 650S will begin shipping to its new owners towards the end of 2014.
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