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McLaren developing open-top Ultimate Series speedster?

The car is expected to serve as a rival to Ferrari's Monza SP1 and SP2 duo.

McLaren is reportedly working on a new Ultimate Series model that will take the form of an open-top speedster.

Sources tell Autocar the car will feature a more 'fluid' design aesthetic than the Senna, with a focus on maximizing the "pure pleasure of driving" rather than tuning for track performance.

The speedster is expected to be lighter than the Senna, with slightly less power while retaining the brand's characteristic low-profile dihedral doors.

Production is said to be slated for late 2019, with sales limited to a few hundred units and carrying a seven-figure price tag.

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