Bespoke McLaren 720S brings Dubai to the British supercar

One-off Mc Laren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show

In a nod to the famous McLaren F1 of the 1990s, the auto features a 24-carat gold engine heat shield.

On the rear wing of the special one-off auto is a quote from company founder Bruce McLaren: "Life is measured in achievement, not in years alone", painted in Arabic lettering, stylised to echo the Dubai city skyline - and you guessed it, the special touch has been finished in gold.

The centrepiece is at the back, and comprises a rear wing emblazoned with a quote from company founder Bruce McLaren in Arabic, stylised to look like the Dubai skyline. Bespoke commission, the 720S has been finished in a Zenith Black paint with a satin finish.

To personalize the vehicle added more than 120 hours to the production process. There's also a smattering of gold touches on the inside too.

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McLaren Special Operations has taken the wraps off a rather unique one-off at the Dubai motor show this week, based on its 720S model.

The car's gone on display at the Dubai International Motor Show, after which it will make its way to the ownership of its wealthy buyer. A plaque on the left side of the cabin identifies it as a "1 of 1" MSO commission. Exterior upgrades replace the front splitter, air intakes, rear bumper and roof with carbonfibre units. The interior is also completely black, with both black Alcantara and black leather trim complemented by MSO Defined carbon fiber sill panels, fascia vents and steering wheel. McLaren adds that more than 120 hours were required for the personalization process, with the rear wing alone requiring 30 hours to finish. The MSO Bespoke team added satin gold-painted extended gearshift paddles, a satin gold-coloured centre band to the steering wheel and pinstriping in the same hue to the spokes.

The auto is equipped with the 720S's standard 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that goes 0-124 miles per hour in 7.8 seconds and boasts a top speed of 212 miles per hour.

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