McLaren upgrades 650S base model with more carbon fiberby Justin King
The 2016 model also adds a new technology package with a lifter function to avoid damage on speed bumps.
McLaren has upgraded the family's range of standard and optional features for the 2016 model year.
The base models now come with a claimed $22,500 in extra equipment, partially offset by a $4,000 increase in the entry price, according to . The extra gear includes plenty of exposed carbon-fiber trim components including the front splitter, air intakes, mirror housings, side skirts and rear bumper. Carbon-fiber trim also now comes standard for the interior.
The company has revamped its available trim levels, adding a $9,950 Enhanced Technology Package with a lift function to avoid damage when passing over speed bumps. Buyers also get power seats, an upgraded sound system, parking sensors, a backup camera and other upgrades.
Spending another $2,830 adds a telemetry app to collect data while doing laps at the track. For stickier rubber, $1,300 covers Pirelli P Zero R tires installed from the factory.
The 650S hardtop now fetches $273,600, while the Spider fetches $288,600.