McLaren Unveils Custom Green 'Verdant Theme' GT

The supercar's graded paint job alone took 430 hours to complete.
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McLaren has unleashed a stunningly intricate new "Verdant Theme" for its recently released GT supercar. As you may have already guessed, the high-end trim package comes from McLaren Special Operations (MSO)—the British automaker's bespoke customization division that previously rolled out the retro Elva "M1A Theme."

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For McLaren's first ever grand tourer, MSO devised a graded satin tri-tone exterior colorway that features a swirling blend of core, Verdant Theme-exclusive shades—"Horsell Green" on the nose, "Arbor" between the axles, and "Steppe Green" on the tail. 

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Meanwhile, the front splitter's accents and the MSO brake calipers are finished in hand-painted "Napier Green." A gloss black finish for the wheels, the upper window surround and exhaust tips provides contrast and rounds out a paint job that reportedly takes 430 hours to complete. 

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The supercar's cockpit is especially luxe, starting with MSO-exclusive charcoal gray cashmere seatbacks. The steering wheel and door panels are wrapped in a a complementary "Jet Black" leather, while tasteful "Laurel Green" micro-piping accents adorn the seats, center tunnel, door inserts, lower section of dashboard, and sun visors. MSO badging is featured throughout the interior on a dedication plaque, embroidered logos and laser-etched gas pedal. 

All of these upgrades are aesthetic, but the GT is still powered by a newly-developed 623-hp 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that's good for zero-to-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and a top speed of 200 mph. 

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A price wasn't announced, but MSO's website has further details on how to personalize a stock McLaren.