McLaren MP4-12C is may be the most eagerly expected car in the world. It will be presented for the first time to a public audience at Goodwood Festival of Speed. The event takes place from Thursday 1- Sunday 4 July 2010.

Current Formula 1 World Champion - Jenson Button and 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will drive the MP4-12C up Goodwood Hill on Saturday and Sunday respectively in the Supercar Run.

The prototype was tested at Goodwood Motor Circuit in March this year. The VP9 Validation Prototype car, which will be driven by Jenson and Lewis is finished in traditional McLaren Orange.

McLaren MP4-12C features Elite Volcano Orange paint and a carbon fibre splitter, diffuser, engine covers, engine bay panels and seat backs, this 12C is fitted with lightweight forged alloy wheels in Stealth finish. 

The new McLaren MP4-12C will start selling in 35 global retailers committed to exceptional customer service, in 19 different countries around the world from Spring 2011. The 12C will compete with other cars in the high performance sports car sector, which are priced between £125 000 - £175 000.