Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a dual-clutch automated manual that McLaren calls SSG (short for Smooth Shift Gearbox). The SSG uses a system called Pre-Cog to allow the driver to preselect the next gear in a manner similar to prefocusing an SLR camera.
The driver may not be at the cabin's center, but the cabin is centered around the driver. There appear to be two small LCDs flanking the large center tachometer. On the center stack is a very cool-looking tall-screen monitor.
The 12C's Brake Steer system actively brakes the inside rear wheel to help spin the vehicle through a turn, preventing understeer. On turn exit, the system acts as a limited slip differential, braking the outside rear wheel to prevent slip and oversteer.