McLaren MPC-12C runs two Windows operating systems - Windows powered "Ford SYNC" installed on over 2 Million Cars

Folks at McLaren Automotive HQ’s in England are pretty serious about their engineering though so it may surprise you to learn that their new supercar, the MPC-12C runs not one but two Windows operating systems, probably Windows Embedded. The car has a 1.6Ghz, 7” portrait touch screen with Bluetooth, 802.11 wifi and USB with McLaren’s […]

Folks at McLaren Automotive HQ’s in England are pretty serious about their engineering though so it may surprise you to learn that their new supercar, the MPC-12C runs not one but two Windows operating systems, probably Windows Embedded. The car has a 1.6Ghz, 7” portrait touch screen with Bluetooth, 802.11 wifi and USB with McLaren’s own IRIS infotainment system.

Also, Ford reveals that it has now installed Ford SYNC on over two million cars, reporting that the vast majority of customers immediately take the infotainment system at heart. "The success of SYNC proves that customers want to be connected," Ken Czubay added. "The speed with which we've hit the 2 million mark, the premium SYNC adds at auction, and the improvements in purchase consideration show that it is a true differentiator for us, adding real value for the customer.”