Formula 1 star Lando Norris has picked up his own McLaren 765LT Spyder, which has been customized by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) and originally unveiled at the McLaren Production Center in Woking, England.
The 23-year-old chose a unique specification for his car, heavily influenced by his personal brand. The 1-of-1 MSO Lando Norris is instantly recognizable by its bright blue visual carbon fiber exterior with contrasting satin visual carbon fiber accents, echoing the strong, lightweight material that formed the basis of all cars. McLaren’s revolutionary MP4 for racing and road cars since then. /1 Formula 1 car in 1981.
The distinctive exterior finish of the Lando 765LT is complemented by satin black wheels and contrasted by Lando Yellow brake calipers, the same color used for the Lando’s four-stripe graphic, denoting its racing number, which sits in the eye socket on the right. appears above and below the active rear. wing, the latter feature being visible only during high downforce deployment. The wing also features the MSO branding in gloss blue tint visual carbon fiber on the satin carbon fiber insert on its upper surface.
Other exterior features include three carbon fiber exterior upgrade packages, which include front splitter, front fenders and rear diffuser, air intakes, side skirts and door mirrors. The tonneau roof and rear aero bridge are also finished in MSO defined carbon fibre. The exterior is finished with an MSO-defined carbon fiber bonnet, which is decorated in dark chrome with subtle McLaren badging. In addition, the Stealth package adds a discreet finish to the rear wing mechanism and the signature quad outlet of the titanium exhaust.
The interior continues the Landau color scheme, visible from the exterior when the retractable hardtop is lowered, with an electrochromic glass roof. The carbon fiber racing seats are upholstered in navy blue with Napier stitching. In addition, the headrests are embroidered with Landau’s personal initials ‘LN4’. There are also navy blue Alcantara and Napier stitching accents on the door and dash trim, and white pinstripes in the door sconces.
There are additional hidden interior features, most notably the MSO custom dark tint Carbon Union flag sills with Lando graphics visible when opening the doors. Beneath the MSO custom steering wheel with carbon blue tint fade, white 12 o’clock markers and Lando yellow Lando graphic, there is the MSO custom floor mat, which is repeated on the passenger side with LN4 branding and Napier stitching, which is blue in colour. Located in front. anodized. Paddle’s striking interior is completed with a special MSO dedication plaque that confirms Landau’s special commission.
The customization is completed with the key ring finished in Gloss Blue Tint Visual Carbon Fiber with the Lando graphic in Lando Yellow.
The McLaren 765LT is the latest car to bear the iconic Longtail name, first attached to the legendary McLaren F1 GTR in 1997. The 765LT is powered by a 4-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that develops 765PS and 800Nm. , which provides blistering acceleration. Accelerates from 0 to 200 kmph in just seven seconds. Surprising levels of driver engagement, extremely light weight and refined track-developed suspension all contribute to an exhilarating driving experience.
With only 765 examples built, all sold, Landau’s McLaren 765LT Spyder is the most exclusive in production. Watch Lando lift his car at www.youtube.com/watch?v=azuJ5QJvfjw
“I have been able to drive many different McLarens, but this is the first car I have designed; This is me in the car. I’m a carbon lover, the more carbon I can get the better, but I didn’t want to have my logo everywhere, I wanted something more subtle and MSO has done a fantastic job of realizing my vision. My first custom car has been designed by McLaren and MSO and is more accurate than I could have imagined.”
Lando Norris, Formula 1 driver for McLaren Racing
“The 765LT has really captured the imagination of our customers and it has been a great privilege to bring to life Lando’s dream car specification, which is uniquely designed and looks absolutely stunning. We have experienced an unprecedented level of demand for our bespoke services with this car and it is a stunning example of the expert craftsmanship and design skills available exclusively to our customers.
Mick McDonagh, McLaren Director of Special Operations (MSO) and Motorsport