25 May 2016

The McLaren 570GT is McLaren’s attempt to tackle luxury. Sort of. The GT is a tiny bit softer, a teensy bit more cosseting, and has a little more boot space, than the 570S.

But it makes precisely the same amount of power from its 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 and, as we discover, is every inch as good a driver’s car as anything else produced in McLaren’s Woking factory.

And that makes it very good indeed: easily as compelling as an Audi R8 or Porsche 911 Turbo, as Matt Saunders explains.

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david RS 25 May 2016

Nice road. It reminds me a

Nice road. It reminds me a marvelous ride on Etna with a Panda MkII.
bomb 25 May 2016

Luxury tan leather looks like

Luxury tan leather looks like an option to avoid. Those windscreen reflections look terrible.
Scratch 30 May 2016

On relections

I agree, @bomb. Dire. Pity road tests of this nature make no comment on such matters. Having in the past had an ordinary car with a light dashboard top (not an option to have otherwise), and having to suffer reflections (like peering through fog), it is in my view a significant safety concern. The only colour is dull black for me.