Experience a fast test drive of a brand new 2015 McLaren 650S Spider from my point of view using Google Glass. With only 12 in the United States so far, it was quite the privilege to drive one of these before everyone else. Please excuse my childish giggling (they were involuntary).

Some quick stats:
The one that I am driving is about $340,000.
The base MSRP is $280,225.
0-60 mph in 3.0 seconds
1/4 mile in 10.6 seconds
207 mph top speed
24.2 mpg
641 hp

My review:
I've owned a Lamborghini Aventador and Lamborghini LP560-4 for about 5 years combined now, so it's fitting that I compare them. The McLaren's stats are quite comparable to the Aventador (0-60 in 2.9 s and 10.6 quarter mile). The price and the mpg are quite a difference. A nicely optioned Aventador is around $430,000 while this one was only $340,000. The Aventador's mpg is 13 combined compared to this one's 24.

One of the bigger differences that I noticed was that the McLaren's dual-clutch made shifting very unnoticeable. The Aventador kicks you in the back, each time it shifts.

Overall, the McLaren 650S is more fitting of a daily driver than the Aventador. I'd still choose the Aventador over the McLaren in terms of looks, though. But that's just out of personal preference.

You can see the latest pics of my Aventador at:
facebook.com/allenapp

What do you guys think of the 650S?

Comments

    • darnell crew
      darnell crew

      that 650s will walk a aventador

      about 2 years ago
    • JUNIOR -
      JUNIOR - In reply to darnell crew

      +darnell crew yes 650s walk a aventador and it is broke faster than aventador either, my cousin own mp4-12c and its broke at 2400+miles almost 2500 but his gallardo is 25,000 miles but still runing good no issue not broke as his mp4-12c

      about 3 months ago
    • darnell crew
      darnell crew In reply to darnell crew

      +James Bond they better not sell the company man I would be so disappointed in them like they are selling a heritage

      about 2 years ago
    • Samuel Pong
      Samuel Pong In reply to darnell crew

      yeah buddy ! It's all over the tech news and on bloomberg.

      about 2 years ago
    • darnell crew
      darnell crew In reply to darnell crew

      +Samuel Pong that's why I love it and did you hear about apple and Mclaren

      about 2 years ago
    • Samuel Pong
      Samuel Pong In reply to darnell crew

      walk it back to the dealer that is..

      about 2 years ago
    • Dustin Di Iulio
      Dustin Di Iulio

      it actually takes big shits on the aventador.. ya tool

      about 2 years ago
    • Ira Green
      Ira Green

      You should look into the 675lt, looks gorgeous

      about 3 years ago
    • goodall1bay
      goodall1bay

      What is it with those stupid warning stickers they insist on putting on all cars sold in USA. it's bloody stupid, if a person needs them to remind them then they should not have control of a vehicle. .

      about 3 years ago
    • Grocery Bagger
      Grocery Bagger

      Is it a dual clutch? LMAO!! Of course dumb ass!! And why are you laughing like a school girl if you drive a Aventador. You should be used to the acceleration..

      about 3 years ago
    • Grocery Bagger
      Grocery Bagger In reply to Grocery Bagger

      +mavericksf16 actually the power delivery of the 650 is very comparable to a normally aspirated engine because of the twin screws.. That's the point of 2 turbos, "almost no lag" to make the car predictable so that these rich dudes stop putting their cars in ditches..

      about 3 years ago
    • mavericksf16
      mavericksf16 In reply to Grocery Bagger

      +Grocery Bagger They're very different cars in terms of power delivery, gear changes and also braking. The Aventador like many other cars have a progressive and linear power delivery in a way more predictable where as the Mac isn't especially when the turbos kick in. The 650s easily outguns the 458 Speziale, 488, Huracan, Aventador, F12 and even the mighty Porsche Turbo S. Then it is the carbon ceramics with the assistance of the dynamic air brake is hands down the best.

      about 3 years ago
    • Alexander Lam
      Alexander Lam In reply to Grocery Bagger

      the Aventador is a V12 so he is probably surprised that it's a V8

      about 3 years ago
    • Isaac Gonzales
      Isaac Gonzales

      if i was the customer that bought this car, then later went on youtube and found this video and heard the dealer salesmen say oh this belongs to a customer but hey lets have some fun in it i would be pissed they let someone random guy with money drive my mclaren lol

      about 3 years ago
    • lovehorrordotde
      lovehorrordotde

      A 28 year old man almost killed himself with this car on the autobahn in Germany today:
      http://www.t-online.de/nachrichten/panorama/id_75184778/unfall-mit-mclaren-spider-auf-a43.html
      You should handle the car carefully.

      about 3 years ago
    • Chris Smith
      Chris Smith

      So this is a sold car. As an owner of one of these, if I ever caught the dealership giving test rides in my car, I would be PISSED...

      about 3 years ago
    • B_ERD3S
      B_ERD3S

      i prefer 458 spider

      about 4 years ago
    • Mud Gaming
      Mud Gaming

      So this car is $340k? And is better than aventador!?

      about 4 years ago
    • JimRaynor2001
      JimRaynor2001

      I love 650S more because of its hardtop convertible. Great car!

      about 4 years ago
    • Chrono Mike XRP
      Chrono Mike XRP

      Old guy: Who the fck are you?

      Rego Apps: I'm the dude with the blue Aventador

      Old guy: Sht! A potential sale! Change face!!!!!!

      about 4 years ago
    • KoreanViking
      KoreanViking

      That guy you were riding with was a pretty cool dude. 

      about 4 years ago
    • FloridaCarsShowsandMeet s
      FloridaCarsShowsandMeet s

      This in Orlando cars and Coffee? The parking lot looks like the Celebration area.

      about 4 years ago
    • Nachthexe DerShredder
      Nachthexe DerShredder

      Wow so lucky :D

      about 4 years ago
    • Jared Rosenholtz
      Jared Rosenholtz

      Haha, I was at this car show!

      about 4 years ago
    • MultiSaffran
      MultiSaffran

      The fuck? A client already bought it but people can still test drive it?

      about 4 years ago
    • Brady Aygun
      Brady Aygun

      You should do something like this in the Aventador

      about 4 years ago
    • Car Shoutout
      Car Shoutout

      God I Wanna Be rich...

      about 4 years ago
    • Vern Lovic
      Vern Lovic

      I like this orange... 

      about 4 years ago
    • Joevon Hampton
      Joevon Hampton

      Lmao at 2:56 you see the speed limit is 35 haha fastest 35 I'd ever witness ;p

      about 4 years ago
    • bytewide
      bytewide

      Hey just wondering, was that a car meet that you were at. I live near that area, or at least close enough to know that Matt, the dealer guy, works at my local Dimmit McLaren. So if it was I'd enjoy to go next time and see all the cars in person.

      about 4 years ago
    • Ruben
      Ruben In reply to bytewide

      Dimmitt McLaren is located in St.Petursburg i believe? This event is Located in Orlando.

      about 4 years ago
    • Johnny P.
      Johnny P.

      Wht u thought about the 650s after drivin it, allen?

      about 4 years ago
    • Austin Horn
      Austin Horn

      lucky bastard

      about 4 years ago
    • Ahmed AlZeera
      Ahmed AlZeera

      Looks like fun. Need to make a decision soon as to go for it or the Ferrari 458. Currently driving a Maserati GTS.

       Thanks for sharing Allen! Enjoy.

      about 4 years ago
    • Obo
      Obo In reply to Ahmed AlZeera

      This over everything.

      about 4 years ago
    • Chris M
      Chris M

      What do you do for a living, if you have a Aventador?

      about 4 years ago
    • Sean Larson
      Sean Larson

      I have two major dream cars. The Ferrari F40 and the McLaren 650S. If I ever get the chance I would definitely get the 650S first. You should look into the P1 if you can. They are pretty pricey though lol.

      about 4 years ago
    • Big_stackz100
      Big_stackz100

      How can you afford all this?

      about 4 years ago
    • EJ Fitzpatrick
      EJ Fitzpatrick

      glad to see someone who's doing POV through Glass. I've played around with it in my TTRS and it really gives quite a great perspective. Gotta figure out a decent audio solution though

      about 4 years ago
    • Andrew Fitch
      Andrew Fitch

      Can you code iPhone apps on windows?

      about 4 years ago