McLaren has a big reveal in store for next month's Geneva Motor Show. It has just announced a new model called the McLaren 650S for the Swiss show, but at the moment, it's not saying much more, releasing just the single teaser image shown above and no real details about its new sports car.

McLaren promises that the 650S sits between the MP4-12C and P1 in its lineup and says the new model incorporates the lessons from both of those supercars' development. According to the announcement, the 650S is "designed and developed to offer the enthusiast driver the ultimate in luxury, engagement and excitement, as well as dramatic yet beautiful styling."

There have been at least two rumors of upcoming McLaren models in the past month, and either of them could conceivably be the 650S. A high-performance version of the 12C is rumored to boost power to around 650 horsepower, while adding carbon-ceramic brakes and a new front end. The British boutique automaker is also rumored to be working on a dedicated model between the 12C and P1 codenamed 'P15.'

"All I can tell you at this stage is that the McLaren 650S being revealed at Geneva is not the much rumoured P13 and that it doesn't replace 12C," said Wayne Bruce, McLaren Global Communications Director, in an email to Autoblog.

We shouldn't have to wait long to have our questions answered, because McLaren will have more details about the new model in the coming weeks before its March 4 unveiling. Scroll down to check out the teaser press release, and let us know which you think this new model is in Comments.
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The McLaren 650S: A New Chapter For McLaren Automotive And The Supercar

McLaren Automotive will reveal at the 84th International Geneva Motor Show the latest addition to its range of groundbreaking supercars - the McLaren 650S.

Designed and developed to offer the enthusiast driver the ultimate in luxury, engagement and excitement, as well as dramatic yet beautiful styling, the McLaren 650S is the result of 50 years of competing, and winning, at the highest levels of motorsport. It takes learnings from both the 12C as well as the sell-out McLaren P1™ and will be positioned between the two on McLaren Automotive's supercar grid.

More details of the McLaren 650S will be announced in the run-up to the car's global reveal which will take place on Stand 1240, Hall 1 at 12.00CET (11.00GMT), Tuesday 4 March 2014 in Geneva.


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      mhart27
      • 10 Months Ago
      "...said Wayne Bruce, McLaren Global Communications Director..." Really? Has this info been confirmed by, oh I don't know, Mr. Pennyworth Alfred?
        CadiVetteFerrari
        • 10 Months Ago
        @mhart27
        That's it. I'm naming my kid Kent Clark. I don't care what that Luthor Lex says.
      Lachmund
      • 10 Months Ago
      so they continue with seeming confused temselves how to name their cars? no consistency whatsoever I'm curious. McLaren is on a roll.
      fran
      • 10 Months Ago
      Wait.. Bruce Wayne?? :o
      Matt
      • 10 Months Ago
      Mike Harley and Stven Ewing both said on the podcast there was no way this was happening before the P13. It's not often Autocar gets it right...Dan, get them both on the podcast again and have them say "oops"! Just kidding guys, but seriously, exciting stuff from Woking.
      Arch
      • 10 Months Ago
      I think its a version of a 12C
      johnnythemoney
      • 10 Months Ago
      Meaningless name once again. There must be some sort of connection with Infiniti I think.
        Aaron N
        • 10 Months Ago
        @johnnythemoney
        How is it a pointless name? It pertains to be it being a sportier (S) model of the MP4-12C with 650hp.
        AMG4Life69
        • 10 Months Ago
        @johnnythemoney
        Its not exactly pointless, smartass. It has 650 horsepower and is called the 650S. Are you so dense that you cannot understand that?
      Lachmund
      • 10 Months Ago
      I bet it's the MP4-12C 650S XTRA FST
      Cool Disco Dan
      • 10 Months Ago
      Luxury isnt a word I would use to describe McLaren. Maybe this car is more posh and less spartan then the P1 and 12C.
      turbomonkey2k
      • 10 Months Ago
      650 cc. It's a bike.
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