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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

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

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

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...

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

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...

Aqua is back, baby!

You guys, have you noticed? Aqua is back. No, I’m not talking about the shit band from the 2000s that had the hit about Barbie. I’m talking about the colour. On cars, specifically. In even more specific terms, car brands are seemingly embracing the idea that not all cars have to be black, white, grey or silver, though the targeting is very much where you’d expect it – at the younger buyer group, the ones who aren't going to be spending more than about $40,000 on a car...

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...

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

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)...

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...