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McLaren 720s versus 600lt

Discussion in 'McLaren Discussion (Not Model Specific)' started by JAM1, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. JAM1

    JAM1 Rookie
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    Oct 22, 2004
    FL, NY, and MA
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    Just to keep things in perspective:

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  3. Night life

    Night life Karting

    Dec 1, 2007
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    Roberto Giannini
    Did we have any doubts? still happily waiting to see what the 720 spider will look like before I decide ;).
  4. IPO1

    IPO1 1st Subscribed User

    Dec 23, 2015
    What a shock--720 beats a 600 in straight line. Duh.
  5. bocaf430

    bocaf430 Rookie

    Jun 10, 2014
    LI, boca raton
    720 is a beast... love that car
  6. Gh21631

    Gh21631 Formula Junior
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    Feb 24, 2011
    I saw a 600 Lt today in person. Fit and finish was awesome as was the spec. Got me thinking but I am sticking with the 720 especially after adding the exhaust and down pipes. BTW, he traded a beautiful manual 911 Touring.
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  8. gtjoey

    gtjoey Karting

    Aug 12, 2014
    Both great but the 720s Is the 63 corvette Sting Ray, The 1957 Chevy, The Series 1 Etype and the 275 GTB .
    Those cars were the game changer, The 720s "is" the game changer....
    But I love them both...
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  9. frefan

    frefan Karting

    Apr 21, 2004
    Love the 720. I have 5,000 miles driving one. Its an insanely good car. Cant wait for LT version.
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  10. Ingenere

    Ingenere Formula Junior

    Dec 11, 2001
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    Was that a surprise?

    At the end of the day, these cars are all so good (and far more capable than most drivers). It's about bragging rights at coffee.

    I've been a high performance driving instructor for a number of clubs and (not that I am the best. I'm far from it), I find it difficult to fully exploit my 570 on any piece of public pavement. I know that I don't want to go back, but sometimes I wonder if I had more fun wringing the life out of my old Fiat X1/9, back in the day.
  11. aaronrgonz

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    Aaron Gonzales
    Spectacular sounds.
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  13. John DeFeo

    John DeFeo Rookie

    Dec 31, 2018
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    Debating this one hard (600LT vs 720S). I actually like the styling of the 600LT better, like the performance of the 720S better (duh), but the value retention seems to favor the 600LT as well. Arghh...first world problems. What do others think?
  14. IPO1

    IPO1 1st Subscribed User

    Dec 23, 2015
    I guess I think the opposite. I think 600LT is too gimmicky looking with too many pieces that look out of place.

    Think the 720 is a beautiful car. Of course completely subjective.

    As to value, I don't think 600 will hold up value wise as not true LE.

    720, buy right, for the win.
  15. Gh21631

    Gh21631 Formula Junior
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    Feb 24, 2011
    They will both depreciate buy the one you like most.
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  16. NbyNW

    NbyNW Rookie

    Never did the instructor thing but plenty of track days with a 360C. And same here thinking about a past 2004 Mini Cooper S. Nothing but smiles with the 6-speed and supercharger whine! Cars, and especially super cars today are phenomenal to the point of being absurd.

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