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hello. its actually my 2nd post; i uploaded some pics of my little stable in the garage section for my 1st one. currently have a Daimond Series Bentley & a Rosso Leto Gallardo Spyder. Test driving the new MP4-12C this weekend for the first time. Looking forward to experiencing McLaren & hopefully deciding to add one to the collection.
 

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hello. its actually my 2nd post; i uploaded some pics of my little stable in the garage section for my 1st one. currently have a Daimond Series Bentley & a Rosso Leto Gallardo Spyder. Test driving the new MP4-12C this weekend for the first time. Looking forward to experiencing McLaren & hopefully deciding to add one to the collection.
Great pics! Welcome to the forum. You will enjoy the 12C - I hope you have some nice roads around to experience the breadth of its abilities. One piece of advice: Make sure you get the rep to show you how to properly change gears using Pre-Cog. This is where most first time drivers slip up and do not get the maximum capability of the dual clutch gearbox. You need to "Pre-load" your gear change and then a firm pull of the paddle (rather than a tap) will give you instantaneous shifts.

And oh yeah, look well down the road when you pin it, because you'll be hauling serious a$$. :) Enjoy and let us know how it goes.
 

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appreciate the tip. thats much different from what i'm used to. In the Lamborghini only a small tap is required. My firm is actually sponsoring the rally with McLaren. Our final roster has a great diverse range of exotics: www.supercarroadtrips.com
 

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after the test drive i was impressed with the cockpit and the 3 general drive settings. it really wanted to be pushed up to 7-8000 rpm's. sound was great. acceleration was great. doors are cool when open. when closed and on the road it is missing styling x factor or some character. the flaw is definitely aesthetics and name is bad. almost looks like a saturn...sorry. performance overall was great. maybe if it were a better color and a spyder i wouldve liked it more. also feel as though its 100k over priced. for that price i'd get an lp640 or 458 italia. still, remarkable machinery and i'm glad i was able to test drive it.
 

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