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2018 McLaren 720S: 'Fux Fuchsia' one-off revealed for Pebble Beach

Ever thought you'd like to own a ridiculously fast and powerful supercar, but held off for fear of not being able to get it in the exact colour you wanted? Yeah, I haven’t either...

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McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster
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McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster

British supercar brand McLaren Automotive has revealed its most affordable open-top sports car ever, and it's apparently been "designed with family in mind". A collaboration between McLaren Automotive and North American toy manufacturer, The Step2 Company, the new wheels don’t feature the UK performance marque’s well-known twin-turbocharged V8, but instead rely on parents for propulsion...


McLaren "the only authentic sports car setup" on the market, engineering boss says
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McLaren "the only authentic sports car setup" on the market, engineering boss says

That’s the message conveyed to the motoring press at the recent launch of the 570S Spider by Paul Burnham, Chief Engineer for the brand's Sports Series line. "Make no mistake, the 570S Spider is a very, very capable supercar, despite its positioning within the McLaren fold as a more versatile model more focused on everyday useability and versatility, and less on ultimate downforce and track performance," Burnham told CarAdvice...


2017 Concours Of Elegance: Full car list revealed
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2017 Concours Of Elegance: Full car list revealed

The full list of exclusive and exotic classic cars for the 2017 Concours Of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace in the UK, has been released. Featuring over 60 cars dating from the first automobile to receive a speeding ticket - the 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage - to present-day hypercars like the 2017 McLaren P1 GTR (above)...


McLaren Sports Series winning customers away from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini
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McLaren Sports Series winning customers away from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini

McLaren Automotive, the Fledgling British Sports car brand that only started building road cars in 2011, is already stealing 'conquest' sales from more established marques like Porsche and Audi. Founded by New Zealand racing legend, Bruce McLaren in 1963, as Bruce McLaren Motor Racing, the brand is steeped in top-level motor racing history, having notched up no less than eight Constructors Championships and 12 Drivers Championships in Formula 1 alone...


McLaren 570S Spider review
Rating: 910 /10
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McLaren 570S Spider review

McLaren has lopped the roof off its 570S, but don't expect the new McLaren 570S Spider to be any less potent. It'll still go from 0-100km/h in just 3.2 seconds.

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$435,750

Ron Dennis sells his stake in McLaren, will leave company
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Ron Dennis sells his stake in McLaren, will leave company

McLaren has confirmed Ron Dennis will sell his stake in the supercar maker and racing team operator, and will leave the company he's been involved with for 37 years. As part of his departure, a new company, the McLaren Group, will be formed to hold both McLaren Automotive, the supercar maker, and McLaren Technology Group, which owns the racing team...


McLaren 720S: 280,000-plus piece 1:1 Lego project for Goodwood showgoers
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McLaren 720S: 280,000-plus piece 1:1 Lego project for Goodwood showgoers

That's right! Never mind the 161-piece Speed Champions series LEGO McLaren 720S announced in August - that's child's play. McLaren is bringing a 1:1 scale LEGO-fied version of its latest supercar to this week's 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it's comprised of more than 280,000 LEGO bricks...


McLaren still working on that all-important exhaust note
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McLaren still working on that all-important exhaust note

The one thing most high-performance sports cars share, is a memorable exhaust note. Think of Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Maserati and Porsche, and it’s the noise these cars make under full throttle that usually gets the heart racing as much as the head-turning looks...


2017 McLaren 570S Spider revealed: 3.2-second 0-100km/h for $435,750 drop-top McLaren
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2017 McLaren 570S Spider revealed: 3.2-second 0-100km/h for $435,750 drop-top McLaren

We knew it was coming, but here it is. The McLaren 570S Spider has been officially revealed, and it's no mere poser. Claimed to offer the same high-performance dynamic attributes and refinement of the 570S Coupe, but “with the added exhilaration of open-air driving”, the previously-confirmed 2017 McLaren 570S Spider combines the Coupe’s carbon-fibre MonoCell II chassis, with an electrically-operated two-piece hardtop...


McLaren’s production capacity guarantees greater exclusivity than Ferrari
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McLaren’s production capacity guarantees greater exclusivity than Ferrari

Sales of British sports car brand McLaren are on the rise, as the brand starts to resonate with buyers who previously had not even considered the storied marque, let alone a purchase. In 2016, the company sold 3286 cars, almost doubling sales of the previous year, as well as recording its fourth consecutive year of profitability...


McLaren 720S is a level above rivals, says McLaren boss
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McLaren 720S is a level above rivals, says McLaren boss

British sports carmaker McLaren unveiled its new-generation 720S for the first time in Australia this week, showing not only an evolution of the company's design language, but also a raft of new technologies that put it ahead of the game - according to George Biggs, managing director for McLaren Automotive's Asia Pacific arm...


2017 McLaren 540C review
Rating: 910 /10
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2017 McLaren 540C review

Believe it or not, the McLaren 540C you're looking at is the company's entry-level model. And yes, it's still a blisteringly quick supercar with sublime handling.

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$325,000

Rob Melville to lead McLaren design, Stephenson rumoured for Mini return
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Rob Melville to lead McLaren design, Stephenson rumoured for Mini return

Supercar company McLaren has moved chief designer Rob Melville to the office with a view, promoting him to the position of Design Director. Replacing outgoing design director Frank Stephenson, Melville will report directly to McLaren chief operating officer, Dr Jens Ludmann. "I remember when I got the call to come and join McLaren back in 2009 and the joy I felt then is the same today...


McLaren P1 LM sets new Nurburgring record
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McLaren P1 LM sets new Nurburgring record

The McLaren P1 LM has set a new Nurburgring record for a road-legal production vehicle. In a video released by Lanzante Motorsport over the weekend, the McLaren P1 LM was able to lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife in six minutes 43.2 seconds. That's a whole 2...


McLaren 720S gets Lego-fied for little car enthusiasts
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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. Available to buy from June 1, the 3D-printed McLaren 720S model is accompanied by a car designer minifigure and design studio desk, along with a coffee cup and an original design sketch...


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...