The McLaren P1 GTR as well as the production-limited (500 units) 675LT were, without a doubt, the show-stoppers at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show as far as McLaren Automotive was concerned. However, the biggest piece of news from the Woking-based automaker is yet to arrive.

Come April, at the upcoming 2015 New York International Auto Show, the entry-level McLaren Sports Series will make its global debut. To get the ball rolling, the firm has released a short teaser video of a prototype of the car skidding about in the snow because it can.

While the video doesn’t reveal much, viewers will be able to spot the P1-esque tail lamps, perhaps signalling that this model will take after the McLaren flagship more so compared to the middle-child 650S variants. Expect the new car to feature a reworked (and detuned) version of the twin-turbo M838T 3.8 litre V8 engine.

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With the introduction of the Sports Series line-up, McLaren Automotive will possess a three tiers of models to compete against other supercar manufacturers. The Ultimate Series currently comprises of the McLaren P1 and its GTR brethren while the Super Series touts the many 650S variants and the 675LT.

To break down the models in more detail, McLaren Automotive has also released two videos in which the firm’s chief test driver, Chris Goodwin, walks viewers through the McLaren P1 GTR and the 675LT at the brand’s stand in Geneva. The video detailing the P1 GTR goes on to explain the driver development programme that is made available to owners of the car.

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For those who are unfamiliar with the McLaren 675LT, the car revives the “Longtail” name that has become synonymous with McLaren models of extreme calibre. An elongated rear deck (duh!) sports a restyled outlook with twin, circular exhaust outlets replacing the rectangular ones.

Power figures, courtesy of the twin-turbo’ed 3.8 litre V8, are quoted at 675 PS and 699 Nm of torque. Mated to an in-house seven-speed Seamless Shift Gearbox, the McLaren 675LT rockets from rest to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds before reaching its v-max of 330 km/h.


GALLERY: McLaren 675LT