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McLaren creates new hypercar concept just for Gran Turismo Sport

McLaren's new concept could very well preview parts of its next production hypercar.

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The McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo is a concept created specifically for the PlayStation 4's Gran Turismo Sport.

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McLaren claims this car gives us a hint as to its design and technological aspirations through 2030.

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Powering the rear wheels is a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V8, while electric motors provide juice to each front wheel. 

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Net output is a solid 1,134 horsepower and 940 pound-feet of torque. 

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Its curb weight is just 2,200 pounds.

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It's basically a Miata with about eight times the usual power. Okay.

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Tiny apertures around the body can open and close to create drag or downforce exactly when and where it's needed.

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The seating position isn't anything like a modern hypercar -- the driver will lay flat on his or her stomach.

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The brakes are mounted centrally, which reduces unsprung mass. 

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The McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo will be available when Gran Turismo Sport launches on the PS4 on October 17, 2017. 

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