News The 570GT Sport Pack Is a 570S with Luggage Room

18:54  12 january  2018
18:54  12 january  2018 Source:   Road & Track

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In other words, the 570 GT Sport Pack is basically a 570 S with some luggage space. In case you need a reminder, the 570 GT is angled as the grand touring, everyday driver model with real storage room , a softer ride, a high-quality interior, and more tolerable P Zero tires.

According to McLaren, customers wanted a blend of the 570 GT ’s body style, which offers more space for luggage and is tailored for more luxurious travel, with the chassis So for the new year, in addition to making carbon-ceramic brakes standard on the GT, McLaren will offer a Sport Pack option.

The new Sport Pack gives the softer GT better suspension, quicker steering, and stickier tires, among other things.: The 570GT Sport Pack Is a 570S with Luggage Room© McLaren Automotive The 570GT Sport Pack Is a 570S with Luggage Room

McLaren has revealed a "Sport Pack" for its 570GT mid-engine supercar, giving buyers the option to add a stiffer suspension, quicker steering, Pirelli P Zero Corza tires, updated stability control settings, and new damper software. In other words, the 570GT Sport Pack is basically a 570S with some luggage space.

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In case you need a reminder, the 570GT is angled as the grand touring, everyday driver model with real storage room, a softer ride, a high-quality interior, and more tolerable P Zero tires. The Sport Pack changes things up a bit, stiffening the suspension 15 percent in the front, and 10 percent in the rear. Steering is said to be approximately two percent quicker, with tuning taken from the 570S.

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Additionally, with the new 570 GT Sport Pack , we have reacted to market requests for a 570 GT with the driving dynamics of the 570 S Coupé. This optional handling package gives the same chassis setup as the Coupé, while retaining the luxurious features, luggage space and looks of the 570 GT .”

McLaren estimates that 60% of 570 GT customers will choose the Sport Pack Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres are now standard on a 570 GT equipped with the package The side-hinged rear hatch offers useful additional luggage space over the 570 S

a car driving on a road: McLaren 570GT Spork Pack© McLaren Automotive McLaren 570GT Spork Pack

So, what McLaren is done, is taken the 570GT, a car that it purposefully made more comfortable than its 570S sibling so it'd be comfortable on a longer drive, and made it less comfortable.

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Starting with the 2018 model year, all 570GTs will be equipped with carbon ceramic brakes as standard (this was previously an additional-cost option). Additionally, a driver-controlled electrochromic roof with variable tint levels has also been made available.

a close up of a car: McLaren 570GT electrochromic roof© McLaren Automotive McLaren 570GT electrochromic roof

Autocar says McLaren expects 60 percent of 570GT buyers to option the Sport Pack in their builds. If you love the looks of the 570GT, but want the performance from the more track-ready 570S, the Sport Pack, a $5950 option on top of the 570GT's $202,950 base MSRP, may be the way to go.

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