It seemed delighted to have a tailored British supercar for Asia. Reportedly, McLaren rolled out 625C (Club) a slightly cheaper version of the 650S meant to rightly cater the rising demands of super-toys from the continent.
The Club version is also slower on the performance. As rated, 0-100km/h in 3.1 seconds (+0.1 sec) and 0-200km/h in 8.8 seconds (+0.4 sec). The existing 3.8-liter V8 twin-turbo engine producing 625hp and 610Nm of torque continues to do the job.
On the mechanical side, changes too are made. Engineers have deployed new dampeners with a less stiff spring at rear. Certain optimizations are done to ProActive Chassis Control system that will deliver better performance in Normal, Sport and Track mode. Hence, the company is found claiming new 650C will be of the same performance standard despite the cut down. Those editing are done to suit the driving conditions and roads of Asian countries, which are bound to have a better rigidity than the European version.
Price is not confirmed, but it seemed of no matter over a slight cut in the tag to its buyers who were already flamboyant to take it home with that same glaring number over barcode. Such trimmed inclusions in return (as per carmaker), is to feed growth of 30% sales in the region during the year 2014.
Hong Kong is the first country to see it coming, followed by other Asia-Pacific nations in the coming months.