McLaren unveils 12C Spider at Pebble Beach

McLaren has launched its new 12C Spider during Gooding & Company’s auction preview at Pebble Beach.

McLaren has pulled the covers off the its recently announced 12C Spider during a Gooding & Company auction preview at the Pebble Beach concours.

It's been a busy week for McLaren, also revealing its one-off X-1 Concept, before displaying its new 12C Spider on the lawn at Pebble Beach - the first public showing for both cars.

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Adding just 40kg to the 12C's weight - taking it to a 1474kg total – the performance is just slightly down on the 616bhp 2013 Coupe. It's 0-62mph time matches the Coupe's 3.1secs, 0-100mph is a tenth down at 6.1secs. With a top speed of 204mph, it's just 3mph slower than the hardtop.

The Spider is on sale now - starting from £195,500 - with deliveries expected to commence in November.

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