Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: McLaren Special Operations | posted February 04, 2015 12:15
Bespoke 650S features extensive use of carbon fiber
McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the special personalization division of the company, recently revealed a bespoke 650S called the 'Project Kilo.'
The main objective is as the 650S Project Kilo name suggests, is to make the car as light as possible. An array of carbon fiber body panels include the roof, diffuser, vent bezels, mirror caps and branded sill panels. Its center wheel caps are painted in McLaren Orange and it has lightweight titanium wheel nuts.
Inside, the door seams are painted in the brand's signature orange color and sports the MSO logo. The starter switch is finished in satin black while other interior switches are finished in body color. Additional amenities provided by MSO are: a personal dedication plate on the driver's door and a pair of unique keys.
Over to the engine bay, the aluminum and oil filler caps are painted in body color along with McLaren Orange logos. It has a 24-karat gold plated exhaust heatshield and the orange Kiwi logo on the engine cover pays homage to New Zealand as it is the birth place of the company founder, Bruce McLaren.