We’ve seen it in the studio, visited it on a show stand, but now it’s time to try McLaren’s new 720S and find out if it delivers on its promises. We’re not exactly in Ferrari’s back yard but we are in its neighborhood. In a red super car. Which is kind of bold. So too is choosing Rome at 8am on a Monday morning as the starting point for the launch of any new car, let alone a 710bhp super car, what with all the traffic and the generous variety of crappy surfaces its roads throw up.