9th May 2012, London, UK. Eutechnyx has announced that the latest car to be added to Auto Club Revolution, its online racing game and car community, is McLaren’s current supercar, the MP4-12C. Launched in Auto Club Revolution on the 8 th May 2012, the MP4-12C joins McLaren’s legendary F1 and adds another mid-engined monster to the game’s ever-increasing roster of high-performance vehicles available to buy with the game’s e-Bucks currency.
First unveiled in 2009, the McLaren MP4-12C was launched in 2011 with a carbon fibre composite chassis and the 7-speed McLaren Seamless Shift dual clutch gearbox (SSG) with Pre-Cog functionality. The pure power of the 1434 kg car can be experienced when its 600 PS twin-turbo engine accelerates it to 100 mph in only 6.1 seconds. The official Auto Club Revolution forums will see a dedicated thread for the car’s release, which will include all manner of information.
Doug Wolff, team lead, Eutechnyx commented: “McLaren has always been at the forefront of car design, be it in Formula 1, on behalf of other manufacturers or under its own label, and the MP4-12C is absolutely emblematic of that combination of extreme skill, talent and artistry.” He continues, “With the truly iconic McLaren F1 already in the Auto Club Revolution roster, we’re overjoyed to be able to add the very latest summation of McLaren’s automotive knowledge to our game and with the MP4-12C in place, we’ll be looking forward to seeing even more fierce battles in the mid-engined supercar domain within the Auto Club Revolution community and leaderboards.”
Auto Club Revolution is a free-to-play online racing game and car community built in collaboration with the motor industry. Featuring officially licensed cars from over 50 of the world’s leading motor manufacturers, it delivers a console quality racing experience to the free-to-play market while providing a social platform for owning, customising and enjoying cars online. The game features a wide range of custom and licensed race tracks including Silverstone and Circuit de Spa Francorchamps.
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About Auto Club Revolution
Auto Club Revolution is a free-to-play online racing game and car community built in collaboration with the motor industry. Featuring officially licensed cars from over 50 of the world’s leading motor manufacturers, it delivers a console quality racing experience to the free-to-play market while providing a social platform for owning, customising and enjoying cars online. The game’s front end is web-based, creating a powerful and flexible social platform for communities of car enthusiasts and racing fans to interact with each other and their favourite motoring brands. The racing experience itself is delivered via a downloaded application (client), built on the world class Eutechnyx-owned racing engine. This combination of web and app. empowers the player to manage their game, garage and network of friends on the web from anywhere, while the downloadable element provides the premium quality race experience that separates Auto Club Revolution from all other games in the sector.
Auto Club Revolution is designed, developed and published by Eutechnyx.
Eutechnyx is the world’s leading independent racing game developer. With a history spanning over 24 years, the studio has won numerous awards for its million-plus selling titles and garnered exceptional acclaim in the business sector. As well as its headquarters in the Gateshead (UK), the company has studios in Hong Kong, Chengdu (China) and Charlotte (USA) and a publishing office in London (UK).
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