McLaren GT: A bruiser and cruiser

The McLaren GT can go from 0-100kmh in 3.2 seconds and boasts a top speed of 326kmh, but it is also spacious and can carry a full-size golf bag.
The 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is placed lower on the chassis to free up more stowage area above it. The glass on the boot lid is slightly curved to help accommodate bulkier items, such as a 10-inch golf bag.
The 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is placed lower on the chassis to free up more stowage area above it. The glass on the boot lid is slightly curved to help accommodate bulkier items, such as a 10-inch golf bag.ST PHOTOS: ARIFFIN JAMAR
The McLaren GT is a creditable cross-country liner with a decent amount of comfort and practicality. The 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is placed lower on the chassis to free up more stowage area above it. The glass on the boot lid (above) is slightly
The McLaren GT is a creditable cross-country liner with a decent amount of comfort and practicality. The 4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is placed lower on the chassis to free up more stowage area above it. The glass on the boot lid (above) is slightly curved to help accommodate bulkier items, such as a 10-inch golf bag.ST PHOTOS: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Doing 0-100kmh in 3.2 seconds and boasting a top speed of 326kmh, the McLaren GT is a true sports car - yet it will carry a full-size golf bag

A sports car which can accommodate a full-size golf bag is still a marvel - like one of those deep-sea fishes which can swallow something its own size.

The McLaren GT is one such creature, but a lot prettier.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2020, with the headline 'Bruiser and cruiser'. Print Edition | Subscribe