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The 2011 & 2014 McLaren 12C GT3 - also known as 2011 McLaren MP4-12C GT3 - is a RWD GT3 race car featured in Forza Motorsport 4 as part of the July Car Pack, and as standard in all subsequent Motorsport titles with the exception of Forza Motorsport 5.

Variants

  • 2011 McLaren #59 McLaren GT 12C GT3 or McLaren #59 GT MP4-12C GT3[1] - Featured in all titles except for Forza Motorsport 6: Apex
  • 2014 McLaren #60 Bhaitech 12C GT3 - Featured since Forza Motorsport 6
  • 2014 McLaren #98 Art Grand Prix 12C GT3 - Featured only in Forza Motorsport 6

Description

The first McLaren GT race car since the F1 GTR finished production in 1997, the new 12C GT3 is based on the MP4-12C McLaren carbon-fiber chassis production sports car. The 12C GT3 is designed to allow any driver to reach the car’s performance limit. In conjunction with CRS Racing, development has been pursued with the level of detail equal to that of an F1 car. In fact, the 12C borrows technology from F1, such as the steering wheel. Because the road car’s 3.8-liter, V8 twin-turbo has so much power, it has been de-tuned for the GT3 to make it more tractable, leaving it with 539 hp. To save weight and to accommodate race-specific gearing, the 12C also features a Ricardo six-speed sequential-shift gearbox instead of the seven-speed of the road car. McLaren’s goal is to build strong relationships with their buyers, so the car will be a very limited production. Demand for the initial run of 12C GT3’s was high, 20 more are planned for 2013 and 2014. Finally, a McLaren is back in GT3 racing!
— Official descripion (for #59 variant) [2]

Synopsis

Based on the McLaren 12C, the 12C GT3 was built to compete in the FIA Group GT3, making it the first McLaren car to compete in sports car racing for the company since the McLaren F1 GTR. It made its competitive debut in 2012 and was replaced in 2015 by the 650S GT3.

Drivetrain

Powered by a downtuned variant of the M838T 3.8L (3,799 cc) twin-turbocharged V8 engine, the #59 12C GT3 produces only 493 hp (368 kW) and 369 ft·lb (500 N·m) as a result of homologation. The #59 variant produces 539 hp (402 kW) and 463 ft·lb (628 N·m) instead.

The 12C GT3 uses a new bespoke six-speed gearbox that is 176 lb (80 kg) lighter than the road-going 12C's seven-speed gearbox, developed with Ricardo. The steering wheel is used directly from the MP4-24 F1 car.

Platform

The weight for the #60 variant was brought down to 2800 lb (1270 kg), although the #59 variant weighs 2712 lb (1230 kg).

Statistics

Icon Bodykit Border
#59 McLaren GT
Icon ForzaMotorsport4 Wide
Speed 6.9
Handling 7.6
Acceleration 8.8
Launch 8.2
Braking 7.6
R3 744
DLC:
Requires the July Car Pack
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Purchase from the car dealer for 1,000,000 CR
Performance & Body Style
Body Style:
GT3
Speed:
Top Speed: 179.5 mph  (288.8 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 2.480 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 6.480 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 99.6 ft (30.4 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 249.0 ft (75.9 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.21 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.37 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide
Speed 6.5
Handling 6.9
Acceleration 8.8
Braking 6.8
R 819
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Purchase from the car dealer for 650,000 CR
Performance & Division
Division:
Modern GT Racing
Speed:
Top Speed: 176.4 mph  (283.8 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.600 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 7.000 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 96.4 ft (29.4 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 233.6 ft (71.2 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.43 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.61 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport7 Wide
Speed 6.5
Handling 6.9
Acceleration 8.8
Braking 6.8
Super Rare FM7 T4
R 819
Unlock Requirements
Unlock:
Purchase from the car dealer
Performance & Division
Division:
Forza GT
Collection Tier:
Tier 4 - Super Rare (+720)
Speed:
Top Speed: 176.5 mph  (284 km/h)
1/4 Mile: missing data
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.600 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 7.000 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 111.6 ft (34 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 260.5 ft (79.4 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.43 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.61 g
Icon Bodykit Border
#60 Bhaitech
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide
Speed 6.3
Handling 7.1
Acceleration 8.6
Braking 7.0
R 813
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Purchase from the car dealer for 650,000 CR
Performance & Division
Division:
Modern GT Racing
Speed:
Top Speed: 170.4 mph  (274.2 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.300 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 7.000 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 93.4 ft (28.5 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 228.2 ft (69.6 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.45 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.65 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport6Apex Wide
Speed 6.3
Handling 7.1
Acceleration 8.6
Launch 7.5
Braking 7.0
R 822
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Accumulate 29 medals to unlock
Performance
Value: ? CR
Speed:
Top Speed: 170.4 mph  (274.2 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.300 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 7.000 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 93.4 ft (28.5 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 228.2 ft (69.6 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.45 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.65 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport7 Wide
Speed 6.3
Handling 7.1
Acceleration 8.6
Braking 7.0
Super Rare FM7 T4
R 813
Unlock Requirements
Unlock:
Purchase from the car dealer
Performance & Division
Division:
Forza GT
Collection Tier:
Tier 4 - Super Rare (+720)
Speed:
Top Speed: missing data
1/4 Mile: missing data
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): missing data
120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon Bodykit Border
#98 Art Grand Prix
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide
Speed 6.3
Handling 7.1
Acceleration 8.6
Braking 7.0
R 813
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Purchase from the car dealer for 650,000 CR
Performance & Division
Division:
Modern GT Racing
Speed:
Top Speed: 170.4 mph  (274.2 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 3.300 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 7.000 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 93.4 ft (28.5 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 228.2 ft (69.6 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.45 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.65 g

Gallery

User Images

#59 McLaren GT 12C GT3

#60 Bhaitech 12C GT3

Promotional

#59 McLaren GT 12C GT3

#98 Art Grand Prix 12C GT3

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References

  1. Name in Forza Motorsport 4
  2. "July Car Pack". forzamotorsport.net. Retrieved 03-12-2018.
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