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      01-22-2013, 02:12 AM   #1
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Picked up a McLaren Mp4-12C 2013 model! + Pics of Super Cars In Taiwan

So I just got back from Taiwan again, and had the usual vacation. Drove cars, looked at cars, and overall had fun. Last time my dad surprised me with a Ferrari that he never mentioned to be before. That story is in this thread: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=738262

This time he went ahead and picked up a McLaren. Thought I'd share again with the fantastic Bimmer community here.

Its a new 2013 model so it has more power, 592 to 617 horsepower....and it has other minor improvements from the 2012 model such as transmission responsiveness, cabin sound, suspension, weight, carbon fiber parts, and a wider variety of paint, leather, and wheel options for customization. It was fun driving the Ferrari to go pick up a McLaren! Sadly I was never able to get a video of it being driven like I did with the Ferrari as that day we were just taking delivery and filling out paperwork and getting licences etc. However I was able to take many pics and rev the engine. Out of respect for my dad, I didn't take it past 4k RPM heh.

Here are the pics, forgive the crappy iPhone 4S camera quality.

I also added some other pics of cars on my vacation, hope you enjoy!
























Here's the key! Strange looking pod.




Here's me revving the engine ever so slightly. I gotta say, I really had to restrain myself...


Here's a slight walk around of the car. Love those headlights!


Here's opening the door, just gotta slide ur hand under it towards the back of the car!


Here are the rest of the pics of cars in Taiwan. I finally got a decent camera! Didn't get to use it on the McLaren though.

SLR












Ferrari 458 Novitec

























Short walk around.


Ferrari in Race Mode


Went to a Bentley Aston Martin dealership for fun:


















Got invited to a Mercedes Benz Taichung, Taiwan HQ to check out the SLS AMG.



















The rest of the Mercedes Benz HQ





After we left, we got an AMG hat, which we put in the Ferrari...lol



Anyways I gotta say I had a lotta fun and I hope you guys enjoy the pics!

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Awesome! Love reading all your threads. Pretty cool.
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MP4-12C. My favorite Supercar ATM. Thanks for sharing.
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im guessing youre the emperor of taiwan?
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why already 302km???!!! epiccc cars btw!!
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Congrats though. That McLaren is tits.
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f**k it, I'll ask it...what does your dad do again?


Awesome pics btw!
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Awesome pics btw!
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Thanks for all the kind words!

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haha funny

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why already 302km???!!! epiccc cars btw!!
Thats a good question actually, I saw that and I never got around to ask. I was too shocked at just being able to sit in it that day. I think it had to do with a lot of local transportation to the harbors because that car came from the United States to Taiwan.

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f**k it, I'll ask it...what does your dad do again?


Awesome pics btw!
He did a number of things like directing a bank, running a Chinese pharmaceutical company, running a manufacturing machining company etc. He's retired now though, just invests in property and apartment buildings when he has downtime.

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Awesome! Love reading all your threads. Pretty cool.
Thanks! I always try to give a more civilian experience whenever I encounter these cars, its a lot easier for my friends to relate.
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Your dad is a BALLER! Congrats, give us the impressions when you get to drive it.

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Beautiful cars!! Love the orange McLaren!! Seen one around where I live recently, those head lights are unmistakeable!
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my friend has one and its amazing!!
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