McLaren Automotive has announced a limited-edition series of just three new commissions by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) in partnership with the McLaren Sydney and Melbourne dealerships.

The Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO series celebrates McLaren’s success at the Italian Grand Prix resulting in Ricciardo’s race win, his first with the team.

“Daniel Ricciardo’s relentless determination and pursuit of excellence are qualities that perfectly reflect the McLaren ethos. Following McLaren’s outstanding performance with a landmark one-two finish for the team at the Italian Grand Prix, it’s the perfect time to reveal this limited series in celebration of the Aussie driver.

“The 720S is a fitting model to celebrate Daniel’s achievements and we’re delighted to see it adorned with the Australian flag crafted by MSO,” George Biggs, Commercial Executive Director.

Limited to just three vehicles as a nod to Ricciardo’s racing number “3” each model is finished in Papaya spark and Burton blue the colours used on the McLaren Formula 1 2021 MCL35M race car.

Further distinct features include Carbon Fibre Sills inscribed with Ricciardo’s signature, ‘One of Three’ dedication plates, Ricciardo’s race number 3 etched on the iconic 720S dihedral doors, and the Australian flag adorns the front haunches.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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