MCLAREN 765LT SMASHES QUATER-MILE IN 9 SECONDS

A stock McLaren 765LT has just unofficially become the quickest production car across a quarter-mile ever by completing the distance in 9.41 seconds.

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With the record previously being held by the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at 9.65 seconds, the 755bhp McLaren smashes this by 0.2 seconds, despite not being a drag car at all.

The McLaren 765LT saves 80kg in weight over the 720s and gains a healthy 45bhp. As a result, DragTimes managed to clock a 2.1 second 0-60mph time with an end trap speed of 150mph.

What makes this even more impressive is the fact that the McLaren 765LT was shod with regular Pirelli P Zero tyres that come as a no cost option. These tyres are better suited to all-year-round weather. Later in the day, however, the driver switched the wheels for a set from a 720s that were shod with Toyo Proxes R888R tyres, a much better compound for setting times. As a result, with the increased grip on offer from the Toyos, the guys managed to record a 9.34 second 1/4 mile time!

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