Kanoo Motors SPC, a leading high-end automotive retailer and the official distributor of McLaren in the Kingdom of Bahrain, held an exclusive prospect day for selected clients to have an engaging one-on-one driving experience, giving them the chance to test the full capabilities of the McLaren 570S and 570GT in the controlled environment of the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC). Over 30 guests took part in the event, titled Sports Series: The Drive, followed by open track activity for McLaren car owners until midnight.
Kanoo Motors Head of McLaren Bahrain, Trevor Fletcher said: “We aim to elevate the brand’s status in the Kingdom to the level it deserves. BIC events such as this one will play a major role in helping us strengthen this reputation and attract new clientele because they allow prospects the chance to experience first-hand the level of McLaren’s performance and craftsmanship with dedicated driving time with qualified McLaren driving instructors.”
The more attainable and multi award-winning Sports Series was conceived to introduce McLaren DNA and performance credentials to the sports car segment. With a road-biased nature, yet still honing race-derived technologies to offer supercar levels of performance, the new Sports Series provides enhanced all-round usability and promises an exhilarating and fun driving experience.
The 570S, which recently won the 2016 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car Award and the 2016 Auto Express Performance Car of the Year Award, boasts an incredible 562bhp, incorporating a unique body styling, including the Sport Aero Pack with new rear diffuser, front splitter and side skirts, and an even more driver-focused chassis that further increases its appeal, while maintaining the day-to-day usability central to the Sports Series DNA.
Designed for the driver who wants an ultra-high performance car, yet still needs luxury touches, the McLaren 570GT’s carbon-fibre chassis, lightweight aluminium body and twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8 engine contribute to an outstanding power-to-weight ratio, and its sleek, contoured nose and panoramic roof adds extra comfort and practicality to breathtaking performance.