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McLaren Sport Series begins pre-production testing [Video]

August 15, 2015

McLaren has announced that the its new Sport Series family that consists of the 570S Coupe and 540C Coupe have begun testing in extreme conditions to ensure highest levels of quality. The 570S will be the first to be rolled-out with it being made available before the end of the year.

The 570S has entered the ‘final stage’ in the production programme with it entering the pre-production phase before the global roll-out. A video showing the Sport Series undergoing different stages of testing has been released by the manufacturer.

McLaren states that the Sport Series has been tested for more than 500,000 km and will continue to be evaluated in extreme conditions around the world. The locations include a mixture of different race tracks, arctic conditions of northern Sweden, extreme heat of Arizona and Nevada in the USA and the ever changing British weather.

McLaren Production Centre (MPC) has been set up for production of the new Sport Series that includes tooling for the new models. This will ensure minimal disruption to the Super Series and Ultimate Series which are already being produced at the facility, highlighting the flexibility of the production facility.

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Andreas Bareis, Executive Director, Quality, McLaren Automotive stated that the pre-production stage is the most important and demanding phase for product readiness at McLaren. This final phase brings all the tested components together for the first time in a final package, that represents the company’s commitment to continuously improve quality.

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The press release has been embedded below for further information

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