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McLaren 720S gets Lego-fied for little car enthusiasts

The 2017 McLaren 720S has become the latest addition to the LEGO Speed Champions range, joining the P1 hypercar in the toy company's range of model cars...

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Kia Optima Sportswagon, Mazda MX-5 RF take top honours at Red Dot Awards
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Kia Optima Sportswagon, Mazda MX-5 RF take top honours at Red Dot Awards

The Kia Optima Sportswagon and Mazda MX-5 RF have received "Best of the Best" titles at this year's Red Dot Awards for product design, while the Kia Niro and Kia Rio also nabbed wins in their respective categories...


McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again
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McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again

McLaren has released a new teaser image of its upcoming 'Hyper-GT' car, which will be the F1's spiritual successor thanks to its three-seat layout. The new car is being developed under the codename BP23 by McLaren Special Operations, the bespoke division of McLaren Cars, which typically specialises in customising production vehicles to the tastes and whims of high value customers...


2018 McLaren 720S: Local pricing and specs for three-tier supercar range, revealed
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2018 McLaren 720S: Local pricing and specs for three-tier supercar range, revealed

Less than two weeks after the all-new 2018 McLaren 720S made its international debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show, local pricing and specifications for the supercar's three-tier range have been revealed. Starting with the ‘entry-level’ 720S at $489,900 (before on-road costs), the line-up also includes the 720S Luxury and 720S Performance, both priced from $515,080 (before on-road costs)...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


2018 McLaren 720S: 400 orders already taken for all-new 650S replacement
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2018 McLaren 720S: 400 orders already taken for all-new 650S replacement

Like the look of the all-new McLaren 720S revealed for the first time at the 2017 Geneva motor show? Well it seems plenty do, with the UK supercar maker confirming it’s already taken some 400 orders for the car that succeeds the already blisteringly fast 650S in McLaren’s Super Series performance tier...


2017 McLaren 570S review
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2017 McLaren 570S review

Read the full review here. Mention the name McLaren in most circles and you’ll find people automatically start to conjure up images of Formula One racing. But the fact is, McLaren Automotive (the sister company to the Formula One business), currently offers more road-ready cars than Ferrari. And this from a division that only kicked off in 2010...


2017 McLaren 570S review
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2017 McLaren 570S review

The McLaren 570S is a proper super sports car in every sense of the word, but is it enough to tempt prospective buyers away from the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini?

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$397,000

McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO revealed - UPDATE
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McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO revealed - UPDATE

Update - While the 720S Velocity is a one-off special, McLaren's local arm has confirmed that elements of the bespoke display car can be optioned into Australian models. See bottom of article for details The McLaren 720S Velocity by MSO has been revealed this week, some 24 hours after the 'regular' 720S made its debut at the Geneva motor show...


McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months
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McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months

With the smoke barely cleared from the unveiling of the 2018 McLaren 720S at this week's 2017 Geneva motor show, the UK performance car brand has revealed a convertible Spider version of its latest Super Series car is in the pipeline. A previously confirmed drop-top version of the 570S Sports Series flagship will beat it into showrooms, however...


McLaren 720S revealed in Geneva, 341km/h Super Series goes official - UPDATE
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McLaren 720S revealed in Geneva, 341km/h Super Series goes official - UPDATE

Update - McLaren's local arm has confirmed pricing and timing for the new 720S. See bottom of article for details The new McLaren 720S has been officially revealed and detailed at the Geneva motor show this week, marking the second generation of the company's Super Series line...


McLaren 720S leaked again ahead of Geneva
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McLaren 720S leaked again ahead of Geneva

The upcoming McLaren 720S has been leaked again ahead of its official reveal at this year's Geneva motor show. A single image has surfaced online, posted (and since deleted) by Bloomberg, supposedly confirming the 720S name and giving a clearer look at the new supercar's proportions before its full reveal at the Geneva event next week...


McLaren's gen-two Super Series' V8 teased
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McLaren's gen-two Super Series' V8 teased

British supercar brand McLaren Automotive has again teased the imminent 650S/675LT successor that'll make its world premiere next month in Geneva. Turns out the second-generation McLaren 'Super Series' model will sport a new 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that'll hurl the supercar from 0-200km/h in 7.8 seconds...


Zagame Motorsport launched as local interest in GT3-level racing booms
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Zagame Motorsport launched as local interest in GT3-level racing booms

Just one week after an epic 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour, Melbourne-based Zagame Automotive has officially launched its new track-focussed division, with the program to be headed up by Australian motorsport icon Cameron McConville...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 10, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


McLaren details new Proactive Chassis Control II, Variable Drift Control
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McLaren details new Proactive Chassis Control II, Variable Drift Control

McLaren has confirmed its upcoming second-generation Super Series model, which will replace the 650S, will feature the company's latest Proactive Chassis Control system. The second-generation of the technology uses 12 more sensors than the outgoing version, including an accelerometer on each wheel hub to 'read' inputs from the road and measure the contact patch the tyre has with the road...


McLaren partners with BMW for next-generation powertrains
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McLaren partners with BMW for next-generation powertrains

McLaren Automotive has announced a strategic partnership with the BMW Group as part of a project to design and develop technologies for its next-generation powertrains. In a statement released this week, the British supercar firm said the project will focus on developing new combustion technology that will deliver a higher output per capacity than currently possible, while also aiming to reduce CO2 emissions...


McLaren 650S successor revealed in 'leaked' photo
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McLaren 650S successor revealed in 'leaked' photo

A single, show-all photo of the new supercar known to its engineers as the P14 and in the press as the McLaren 720S, has surfaced online today. Although reports are describing the photo above as a leak, the presence of snap-happy guests in the background suggests McLaren isn't too fussed about its new second-generation Super Series car appearing early...


McLaren teases second-generation 'Super Series' model ahead of Geneva
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McLaren teases second-generation 'Super Series' model ahead of Geneva

McLaren has previewed the successor to its 650S supercar, scheduled to be revealed on March 7 at the Geneva motor show. The second-generation of the company's 'Super Series' range is claimed to be twice as aerodynamically efficient as the current 650S, along with 15 per cent better cooling efficiency...


McLaren Automotive doubles sales in 2016
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McLaren Automotive doubles sales in 2016

British supercar brand McLaren Automotive was one of the great success stories of 2016, almost doubling its global sales to 3286 units, up from 1654 the year before. The 99.3 per cent improvement in sales followed the company’s announcement of a third consecutive year of profitability in 2015 and the production milestone of the company’s 10,000th car...