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McLaren Senna has a $530K optional carbon pack

By Chris Thompson, 02 Mar 2018 News

McLaren Senna AUD530K MSO optional carbon pack

‘McLaren Senna Carbon Theme by MSO’ adds over a third of the Senna’s price

A new option for the £750,000 (AUD$1.33m) McLaren Senna, a Carbon Theme designed by McLaren Special Operations

…and it costs “a little under” £300,000, or about AUD$530,000. All up, the car costs £1,050,000, or $1,864,800.

The McLaren Senna Carbon Theme by MSO, to give it its full name, is one of five that has been created as a vehicle. The other four will be displayed digitally at the Geneva Motor Show.

Most notably different due to its ‘Visual Carbon Fibre exterior,’ the Carbon Theme is made up of 67 parts, which takes 1000 hours for MSO to create.

The yellow detailing contrasts with green brake calipers in a nod to the helmet once worn by the man whose name now appears on this car – Ayrton Senna.

In addition to the changes made to the Senna’s body, MSO is set to introduce a new wheel option for the car, made from a forged aluminium and carbon fibre hybrid rim, weighing 7.5kg without a tyre, or around 10 per cent less than the standard Senna wheel.

MSO managing director Ansar Ali says he wouldn’t be surprised if interest in the Carbon Theme raises interest for MSO to create similar packs for other McLarens.

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“The McLaren Senna customers in the process of specifying their own, personalised cars are almost without exception commissioning an elevated level of MSO content, so we are definitely appealing to our target audience,” Ali says.

“With the car having generated so much interest since its unveiling in December, we knew we needed to produce something very special in order to showcase the unique talents of McLaren Special Operations.

“The McLaren Senna Carbon Theme by MSO at the Geneva Motor Show is exactly the kind of project we thrive on delivering and once customers have had the opportunity to view it in person, I would  not be at all surprised to see a rise in expressions of interest for MSO Visual Carbon Fibre cars similar to this one.”