McLaren’s 600LT coupe has been lauded as one of the standout sports cars to toe the line between hardcore road machine and ready-to-compete racer.
It’s painstakingly lightweight, intensely potent and utterly uncompromising. Simply put, £185,500 could hardly be better spent if you need a car that’s equally capable of lapping a track as it is the M25 at rush hour.
But what happens when you do throw a compromise into the mix – and a ruddy great one at that?
That’s the case with this, the new £201,500 McLaren 600LT Spider, which has 100 per cent less fixed roof for nine per cent more cash. Has the Woking supercar-maker just ruined one of its greatest creations?
The McLaren 600LT Spider could be the ultimate convertible car for both road and track use for the most enthusiastic of petrolheads