South Africa's only McLaren Senna on sale fetches an insane price on the used car market

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• A second-hand McLaren Senna is listed on the AutoTrader website.

• The Senna is one of only, and the only one currently on sale in South Africa. 

The listed price: R29 900 000.

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Stop the press, because a McLaren Senna went up on AutoTrader's classifieds section. The Senna is one of the fastest cars ever made - not only by McLaren but in automotive history. For its production run, McLaren announced that only 500 units would be built, of which all 500 were sold out in virtually the blink of an eye.

The unit that appeared on AutoTrader was listed by the official McLaren dealer in South Africa, Daytona. According to the information supplied, this 2020 model has only done a mere 7km - yes, seven - and is the only one available in South Africa. Note: several South African owners took ownership of their Senna in South Africa, but this is the only one for sale/available.

In terms of the car's warranty, the listing says that there are still 32 months remaining. The interior is finished in Azura Blue Alcantara with a satin carbon fibre interior finish. To strap yourself in, occupants must make use of the six-point harness.

For the full detail on the listed Senna, click here.

McLaren Senna
2020 McLaren Senna

Senna's numbers

The Senna is an ode legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna. The Brazilian drove for the McLaren team in the late 1980s and early 1990s, winning three driver's championships. To remember the driver and his accomplishments, the automaker produced the Senna.

With a dry weight of just 1198kg (1309kg kerb weight), the Senna can clear the 0-100km/h sprint in only 2.8 seconds, with 200km/h cleared from standstill four seconds later. Top speed is rated at 335km/h. The rear-wheel driven sports car is powered by a turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine that produces 588kW and 800Nm. The power is available at a heady 7250rpm, while maximum torque kicks in at 5500rpm. Power is sent to the rears via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

And the price? A cool R29 900 000. If ever you wanted to invest in a car, this modern-day classic could be just the one to do it with.

McLaren Senna
2020 McLaren Senna
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