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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"...

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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 McLaren 540C & McLaren 570S review
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2017 McLaren 540C & McLaren 570S review

For many of us born in the 1980s and beyond, growing up we obsessed over posters of Ferraris and Lamborghinis, filling our childhood ambitions with thoughts of 'one day'. Now though, for those that will call themselves car enthusiasts in a decade or so, the British brand that is McLaren is making some serious headway...


McLaren 570S Spider review
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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.


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...


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?


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 570S 'Track Pack' revealed
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McLaren 570S 'Track Pack' revealed

The McLaren 570S Track Pack has been announced, designed for both the road and the race track. Following the 570S Design Edition revealed a couple of weeks ago, the Track Pack is inspired by the company's success in GT3 and GT4 racing categories, the racy upgrade package includes a 12mm higher rear wing - adding 29kg of downforce at 150mph (241km/h) - along with a Dark Palladium roof and a stealth-finish sports exhaust...


McLaren 570S Design Edition models revealed
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McLaren 570S Design Edition models revealed

Five McLaren 570S Design Editions have been announced this week, each featuring "expressions of perfect colour and trim harmony" specified by the company's designers. The first of this quintuplet to be revealed is the Design Edition 1 (pictured), which features Vermillion Red exterior paint with five-spoke alloy wheels in a diamond-cut finish, along with a 'Stealth' exhaust and red brake calipers...


2016 McLaren 570GT debuts in Australia
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2016 McLaren 570GT debuts in Australia

McLaren has used the 2016 Australian Formula One Grand Prix to locally unveil the McLaren 570GT, the company's latest mid-engined sports car. Based on the McLaren 570S, the 570GT starts at $438,000 driveaway and aims to offers buyers a slightly more practical approach to fast motoring. Due to start arriving in Australia by the end of 2016, the Sports Series 570GT is powered by McLaren's 3...


McLaren 570S GT4, Sprint: track-only V8-turbo twins expand Sports Series range
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McLaren 570S GT4, Sprint: track-only V8-turbo twins expand Sports Series range

Two new track-only variants of the McLaren 570S have been unveiled, expanding the Woking-based company's 'entry-level' Sports Series performance range to five models. Based on the already brisk 420kW/600Nm McLaren 570S road car, the 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint are intended to provide a more affordable, more accessible way into McLaren GT-level racing, sitting below the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour-winning McLaren 650S GT3...


2017 McLaren 570GT: most practical McLaren ever to start at $406,800
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2017 McLaren 570GT: most practical McLaren ever to start at $406,800

The McLaren 570GT, the third piece in the McLaren Sports Series puzzle, has been revealed a week out from its Geneva motor show debut. Touted as the most luxurious, refined and practical McLaren built to date, the McLaren 570GT will sit alongside the 570S and 540C coupes – and an already confirmed 570S Spider due to be unveiled in 2017 – in the British company’s ‘entry level’ performance tier...


Sports cars coming in 2016
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Sports cars coming in 2016

Sports cars coming in 2016 Ford Mustang – January Ferrari 488 GTB – March Lotus Evora 400 – Q1 McLaren 570S – Q1 Audi R8 – Q2 Ferrari 488 Spider – Q2 Ferrari F12 tdf – Q2 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2 – Q2 Porsche 911 Carrera 4/Carrera 4S – Q2 Porsche 911 Targa 4/Targa 4S – Q2 Lotus Elise Sport/Sport 220 – mid 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo/Turbo S – Q2/Q3 Fiat 124 Spider – Q3 Lotus Exige Sport 350 coupe – Q3 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class – Q3 Aston Martin DB11 – Q4...


2016 McLaren New Cars
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2016 McLaren New Cars

Details of the new and updated McLaren models launching in Australia in 2016. McLaren 570S - early 2016 The McLaren 570S will make its Australian debut in the early part of 2016, with a $408,000 drive-away price tag. For the money, buyers will be treated to a 420kW/600Nm 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 matched to a seven-speed semi-automatic gearbox - a combination that promises a 0-100km/h time of 3...


2016 McLaren 570S Review: First Drive
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2016 McLaren 570S Review: First Drive

Set to challenge convention in a number of areas, the McLaren 570S signifies a new, more attainable, more useable focus for the English brand, but has it still got that McLaren mojo…...


McLaren 570S: one-off purple special to be displayed at Pebble Beach
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McLaren 570S: one-off purple special to be displayed at Pebble Beach

A one-off McLaren 570S will be displayed at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance that takes place this weekend. The car, which was developed McLaren Special Operations (MSO), is painted an eye-catching shade of purple that the company dubs 'mauvine blue'. That shade of purple is carried through to the interior, where it contrasts sharply with the 'carbon black' leather...


McLaren 570S and 540C pricing : British supercar brand cuts price of entry by $110K - UPDATE
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McLaren 570S and 540C pricing : British supercar brand cuts price of entry by $110K - UPDATE

The McLaren Automotive Sports Series range is poised to roll out in Australia from the start of 2016, at which time they will make the British supercar brand’s line-up more accessible than ever. The company this week hosted the local premiere of the McLaren 570S, which it has announced will wear a price tag of $408,000 drive-away*...


McLaren 570S Coupe revealed : British Porsche 911 rival outed
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McLaren 570S Coupe revealed : British Porsche 911 rival outed

McLaren has just premiered the first member of its new Sports Series range, the 570S Coupe, in New York. This new entry point to the British brand’s arsenal is a price-point rival to the Porsche 911 Turbo and forthcoming all-new Audi R8, and slots in beneath the Ferrari-matching 650S...