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McLaren 675LT mega-gallery

McLaren 675LT mega-gallery

The engine in the 675LT has been modified to further improve responsiveness and the linearity of the power delivery. The throttle response is enhanced by the fitment of new powertrain components including lighter connecting rods and camshafts. Weight has also been saved by using smaller and more efficient charge coolers which reduce weight by a further 6kg.

As with the award-winning engine found in the 650S, the M838TL is one of the lightest and most efficient high performance engines in production. Formula 1-derived technology and know-how include dry sump lubrication, allowing for higher cornering speeds without oil surge, and a flat-plane crankshaft, which enables the engine to be sited extremely low in the chassis, lowering the centre of gravity and improving handling responsiveness.

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