This is the ultra-rare Solus GT from McLaren designed specifically for the track. Only 25 of these single seater hypercars are going to be made and will cost each owner a whopping $4 million. It has over 830bhp and was the fastest car at the 2023 Goodwood Festival Of Speed Hill Run.Alex and Sergi were lucky enough to unbox this beautiful beast at a secret warehouse before the very first customer delivery.
It is based on the 2017 Vision Gran Turismo concept that appeared in the Sony Interactive Entertainment game Gran Turismo Sport.The car is designed to be an “extreme expression of track driving engagement”, and will be limited to 25 units.
The chassis is a bespoke carbon fibre monocoque that incorporates numerous designs from Formula One, with 3D-printed titanium components used in the halo protecting the cockpit and roll bar, and carbon fibre crash structures similar to the ones found on Formula One cars.
The 5.2 L V10 is a Judd-derived block, which McLaren claims produces in excess of 829 hp and 479 lb⋅ft with a redline of 10,000 rpm.The engine has individual barrel-driven throttle bodies, with gear-driven camshafts, bespoke crank, intake and exhaust systems.Power is sent from the engine to the rear wheels via a Le Mans Prototype-spec 7-speed sequential gearbox, and McLaren claims that the car will do 0–100 km/h in 2.5 seconds, with a top speed in excess of 322 km/h.