McLaren has announced that it will be releasing its new 650S by MSO at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. The new model adds a selection of bespoke parts to either Coupe or Spider bodystyles.
Limited to just 50 units, McLaren will charge £252,500 for the Coupe, and £272,500 for the Spider – before any optional extras are specifies. The MSO production model sticks closely to the original MSO concept car visually, adding a few unique touches to the bodywork, while leaving the engine and running gear untouched.
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Changes include MSO carbon Side Blades, as well as a new rear diffuser and bumper centre section. Working with design director Frank Stephenson, the MSO department has also added a number of special satin finish carbon fibre panels to the 650S. Inside, the interior is finished with a selection of black leather, alcantara and lots of carbon fibre. There's also a numbered plaque for each example.
In place of the standard wheels, the 650S MSO has got a set of ten-spoke lightweight alloy wheels – said to save over 4kg in weight. There will be a choice of three paint colours for the MSO; Papaya Spark, Agrigan Black and Sarigan Quartz – which will be shown at Goodwood.
Everyone who buys an MSO 650S will also receive a signed sketch from Frank Stephenson, as well as a ‘stealth black carbon’ leather holdall.