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2018 McLaren 570GT pricing and specs

McLaren has confirmed a raft of updates to its Sports Series range designed to beef up its Coupe and GT models to align them closer to the recently-launched 570S Spider. The biggest winner is the McLaren 570GT, scoring carbon-ceramic brakes as standard, while an optional Sport Pack, which alters the dynamic setting of the grand tourer, is available for the first time...

McLaren working on pure-electric supercars, says tech not ready

McLaren says it's testing pure-electric technology, but hasn't cracked the code for delivering the range and performance expected of a supercar. Dan Parry-Williams, engineering and design director, says the company has an EV mule running around, but battery technology isn't yet conducive to flat-out driving...

CarAdvice podcast 83: Small hatch comparo! Jazz v Mazda2 v Swift

Mandy Turner is joined this week by Mike Stevens and Alborz Fallah. In car news, 2018 Holden Commodore pricing and specs have been released, a controversial Stinger EURO NCAP rating, and Jeep Compass and Jaguar F-Type four-cylinder pricing and specs have been announced...

McLaren Senna revealed

Car makers, like rock bands, often try to return to earlier glories. And like many of the stars of yesteryear, they often fail to pull it off. The modern McLaren Automotive is a very different company from the tiny offshoot of the Formula 1 team that created the original McLaren F1 more than 20 years ago, but it still returns to the lodestone of its original road car when it needs inspiration for crazier projects...

MSO 720S honours Bruce McLaren in Dubai

A special McLaren 720S has been created by the company's bespoke McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division for the 2017 Dubai motor show. Serving as the centrepiece of the company's display at the event, the special 720S supercar features a unique colour scheme and a famous quote by founder, Bruce McLaren, painted on the rear wing...

2018 McLaren Ultimate Series teased again ahead of December reveal

The next-generation McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar has been teased again, with the sports car maker confirming its new vehicle will be unveiled online on December 10, UK time. The as-yet unnamed car, won't receive its full public debut until the 2018 Geneva motor show, which takes place in March...

McLaren opens the P1 to younger drivers with lightweight special

The McLaren P1 has been on sale for five years, and McLaren Automotive is celebrating with a new special edition. It doesn't have a unique paint finish, and more power was out of the question, but it does open the Ultimate Series up to a completely new audience – one often neglected by high-end sports car makers...

Untouched 1997 McLaren F1 sold at auction, likely most valuable example yet

A never-registered 1997 McLaren F1 has headed to auction, likely becoming the most valuable F1 auctioned in the process. The supercar still has the same protective wrapping and interior covers as when it left the factory in Woking, Surrey 20 years ago. With only 106 units produced between 1992 and 1998, this example is build number 60 and has 239-kilometres on the odometer...

McLaren previews track-focussed Ultimate Series supercar

McLaren Automotive has today confirmed the upcoming BP23 'Hyper GT' will be joined by a track-focussed supercar in the company's Ultimate Series line-up. Sitting alongside the three-seat BP23 in the ultra-exclusive Ultimate Series range, the as-yet unnamed car will be unveiled early in 2018...

McLaren MSO R Coupe and Spider revealed

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a pair of bespoke vehicles for one cashed-up customer - the MSO R Coupe and MSO R Spider. Based on the previous generation 'Super Series' family, which includes the 650S and 675LT, the MSO R Coupe and Spider feature an array of unique appointments and upgrades to make sure they stand out from more 'common' versions...

McLaren BP23: F1 successor details firm

The arrival of a much-anticipated successor to the McLaren F1 - currently known by the codename of the McLaren BP23 - is getting nearer, with the British maker confirming some further details and showing some prototype mule images of the car. The McLaren BP23 - which, in case you're wondering, stands for Bespoke Project 2 with 3 seats - is seen here in mule form...