FORTE McLAREN EDITION
PREMIUM PERFORMANCE IS OUR FORTE
First introduced in 1985, the Forte quickly established itself as the most popular Klipsch model. Its elegant design and outstanding performance made the Forte the perfect speaker to partner with McLaren, a fellow brand founded on excellence.
THE RISE OF LEGENDS
Bruce McLaren cemented his legendary status at age 22 when he drove his #5 car to victory in 1959, the youngest Grand Prix winner at the time — a record that held for over four decades. Through his Formula 1 (F1) career, he took the podium 26 more times and leveraged those achievements by developing one of the most successful constructor’s teams in F1 history. Today, we combine his triumphs with the prowess of Paul W. Klipsch, a genius and pioneer who pushed the boundaries of audio technology and founded the groundbreaking Klipsch company still operating today, over 75 years later.
Directly influenced by Bruce McLaren’s first big win, these legendary loudspeakers are marked by his #5 and McLaren’s signature papaya color. But it’s not just about the past. The vinyl wrap expertly applied over black ash wood is designed in tribute to McLaren’s history, and the papaya colored paint used on the Forte’s horn is provided by the same company who outfits McLaren F1 cars now, making these extraordinary speakers identifiable to any fan today.
Beyond the paint, the Forte McLaren Edition Floorstanding Speaker is further inspired by Formula 1 cars and pit garages. With a perforated, industrial-style metal grille and Torx screws keeping it in place, this loudspeaker is ready to rock your own paddock.
UNDER THE HOOD
BEST-IN-CLASS EFFICIENCY & PREMIUM PERFORMANCE
THE TITANIUM DIAPHRAGM HIGH-FREQUENCY DRIVER
has a wide dispersion phase plug for a wider, more accurate sweet spot.
A K-702 MIDRANGE COMPRESSION DRIVER
ensures exceptional detail and dynamics.
THE TRACTRIX® HORN
featuring our patented Mumps technology, gives you more consistent sound throughout the listening area.
A MAMMOTH 15” (38 cm) SUB-BASS RADIATOR
operates on acoustic pressure generated by the active woofer for greater bass output and extension.
BUILT TO LAST +
10 YEAR WARRANTY
The Forte enclosure is hand-assembled in the USA by proud craftsmen in Hope, Arkansas — just like Paul W. Klipsch intended. And because Klipsch Heritage speakers are built to last, we offer a 10-year warranty on all current and future generation Heritage Classic speakers.
Included with the Forte McLaren Edition Floorstanding Loudspeaker is an accessory kit for F1 the super fan. A special edition McLaren Klipsch partnership flag is accompanied by the only tool you’ll need for assembly and a co-branded coffee table book commemorating the legendary partnership.
THE LEGENDS LIVE ON
Combining unparalleled design ethos, technical innovation and legendary audio expertise this capsule collection of high-fidelity audio solutions will wow the biggest fans.