British supercar manufacturer McLaren had announced its official entry into the Indian market an year ago. Although, the manufacturer had started selling cars, it never had a dealership until now. McLaren recently inaugurated their first ever dealership in India. The first dealership of the supercar brand is opened in Mumbai. As part of the dealership inauguration, McLaren also unveiled their 765 LT Supercar priced at Rs 12 crore. Along with the dealership, the brand has also opened a dedicated service centre operated by trained engineers from McLaren in Mumbai. India as a market holds lot of potential for supercar brands. With a rise in young billionaires and entrepreneurs, the demand for sports cars and supercars in the country have also seen a rise.
McLaren is handled by Infinity group in India and the brand will be offering its entire portfolio in India. McLaren will be offering the GT, Artura, 720S, 720S Spider, 765 LT and 765 LT Spider in India. The Instagram video shared by kmehul16 shows the unveiling of the McLaren 765 LT Spider which is the most expensive supercar from the manufacturer. It is also the most expensive supercar to be officially sold in India.
McLaren 765 LT spider supercar is special in more ways than one. It is one of the fastest convertible ever produced by McLaren. It offers an extremely aerodynamic design like the coupe version. Carbon fibre is used for the body work of this supercar and it gets a more aggressive front bumper, spiltter, side skirts and a wraparound rear bumper. As this is the convertible version, the roof of the supercar folds in just 11 seconds.
The McLaren 765 LT Spider is powered by a 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. The engine generates 765 Ps and 800 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a 7-speed sequential gearbox and all the power is sent to the rear wheels. McLaren 765 LT will be limited to 765 units and McLaren has offiically not announced the price of the car for Indian market. However, it is expected to be somewhere around Rs 12 crore.
Over the years, popularity for expensive and exotic cars in India have grown and that is one of the reason why brands like McLaren have entered Indian market. Even before the brand had officially introduced in India, many enthusiasts had imported and registered McLaren sports and supercars in India. We have featured many of these imported McLarens on our website in the past. The first McLaren car to be officially delivered in India was a 720S Spider. It was delivered to West Bengal based businessman Parveen Agarwal.
The price of a 720S Spider supercar is Rs 5.04 crore, ex-showroom. Parveen had opted for carbon fibre racing seats, carbon fibre steering column, super-light weight forged alloys, telemetric kit, sports exhaust, stealth pack and luxury pack. These additions would have definitely taken the price of the car up. The 720S Spyder is powered by a 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged engine. The car generates 720 Ps and 770 Nm of peak torque. Bollywood Actor Kartik Aaryan also has a Mclaren GT which is an entry level supercar from the manufacturer.