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McLaren Super Series Breaks World Record with 5,000th Model

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Since production of the 12C began in Jan. 2011, McLaren has been building the Super Series of cars into a carbon fiber force to be reckoned with. Now, with the creation of their 5,000th model in the series, they’ve broken another record just ahead of introducing the newest member of the series.

A Volcano Yellow 650S Coupe ordered for a customer in Australia was car number 5,000 in the series to roll off of McLaren’s production line, according to a Feb. 2 press release from the marque. With the creation of this specific 650S, McLaren has broken the record for highest volume carbon fiber supercar range.

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Demand for McLarens has increased dramatically in the four years since the Super Series launched, and as a result, the company has grown from 30 to 500 employees in that time.

“We have built a solid foundation for the business, delivering record numbers year on year, and I look forward to our next production milestone with the addition of the 675LT  to the Super Series, and the new Sports Series later in the year,” described Mike Flewitt, Chief Executive Officer at McLaren Automotive, in the release.

The Super Series is currently comprised of the 12C, 650S Spider, and 625C, and will be joined by the 675LT after its global reveal at the Geneva Motor Show.

Be sure to stay with us for updates from McLaren about the Super Series’ newest addition as they are released.

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(Source: McLaren)

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