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Gordon Murray's sports car teased

Gordon Murray Design has teased its upcoming sports car this week in a single shadowy image. Set to be launched under the reborn 'IGM' brand - which stands for Ian Gordon Murray, the designer's full name - the new vehicle is inspired by the legendary McLaren F1, and will use the lightweight iStream platform debuted in the reborn TVR Griffith...

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Untouched 1997 McLaren F1 sold at auction, likely most valuable example yet
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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 BP23: F1 successor details firm
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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...


McLaren 570GT 'XP Green' by MSO revealed
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McLaren 570GT 'XP Green' by MSO revealed

Update: McLaren's local division has confirmed that the 570GT XP Green won't be offered locally, and is reserved for Europe and the UK. See bottom of article for details. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has created a limited-run collection of six special 570GT sports cars, finished in traditional British automotive colours...


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...


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...


Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?
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Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?

Often when people fondly reminisce about 'the good old days', the truth is, they were never really that great. But in this instance, they bloody well were. Fast cars. I mean, really fast cars. Properly fast cars. They used to be called supercars. And guess what? They were properly scary. I’m not quite old enough to be losing my mind just yet, but I’m certainly old enough to remember them...


McLaren F1 successor confirmed: Bespoke 'Hyper-GT' to feature three-seat layout
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McLaren F1 successor confirmed: Bespoke 'Hyper-GT' to feature three-seat layout

McLaren's bespoke vehicles division, McLaren Special Operations, has confirmed an upcoming project that could see the legendary F1 supercar of the 1990s revived with a modern twist. Touted as the world's first 'Hyper-GT', the special McLaren is codenamed 'BP23', which stands for 'Bespoke Project 2' and three seats...


McLaren F1 supercar could be resurrected in 2018 - report
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McLaren F1 supercar could be resurrected in 2018 - report

The iconic McLaren F1 could be reimagined for the 21st century very soon, according to a new report out of the UK. After the original F1 with its three-seater layout, $1 million price tag and claim to fame as the fastest car in the world in the 1990s, rumour has it that McLaren could be working on a modern interpretation of the original hypercar by the turn of the decade...


McLaren P1 LM revealed: street-legal P1 GTR debuts at Goodwood
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McLaren P1 LM revealed: street-legal P1 GTR debuts at Goodwood

British company Lanzante has revealed the McLaren P1 LM, a road-going version of the extra-hyper McLaren P1 GTR track special. Following reports last year that it would create a version of the P1 GTR for the road, Lanzante has finally come through with a street-legal vehicle that wears a race-ready look...


Aston Martin hypercar to be the "quickest-ever track car"
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Aston Martin hypercar to be the "quickest-ever track car"

Aston Martin’s joint project with Formula One team Red Bull racing, the AM-RB001, will be the quickest track car ever, according to company boss Andy Palmer. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix last week, Aston Martin chief Palmer said the AM-RB001 will be a “kick ass, no excuses” hypercar...


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 Automotive: Grow, but for the right reasons, says British icon
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McLaren Automotive: Grow, but for the right reasons, says British icon

Ultra-high-end car brands should think twice before expanding their scale, and only chase big volume growth for the right reasons, according to the regional chief of iconic British supercar brand McLaren. In Melbourne this week for the local premiere of the McLaren 675LT — the track-honed flagship of its Super Series range — McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific regional director David McIntyre spoke of the company’s mid-term plans, which contrast with a number of fellow supercar-makers...


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*...


Honda, McLaren discussing road-car partnership: report
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Honda, McLaren discussing road-car partnership: report

Honda and McLaren may expand their partnership outside Formula One to road cars, according to the British motorsport team's boss. McLaren Racing CEO Martin Whitmarsh told Autocar the two brands were open to a deepening of the relationship beyond Honda supplying engines to McLaren from the beginning of the 2015 Formula One championship...


Forza Motorsport 5 teased for XBox One
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Forza Motorsport 5 teased for XBox One

Forza Motorsport 5 has been teased at Microsoft's official unveiling of its new gaming console, the Xbox One. The latest iteration of the video game that Microsoft claims is the highest-rated racing franchise of the past 10 years, Forza Motorsport 5 promises to set a new benchmark for racing games with an even greater sensation of being behind the wheel of a real car...


McLaren MP4-12C Review
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McLaren MP4-12C Review

With the MP4-12C, McLaren proves its ability to build great cars isn't limited to Formula One racers.


McLaren hypercar teased further in new video
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McLaren hypercar teased further in new video

The upcoming McLaren hypercar has been teased for a second time as the British manufacturer, famous for the iconic McLaren F1 of the 1990s, prepares to officially open the next chapter of its road car history at the 2012 Paris motor show in less than two weeks. The new video expands on last week’s wind tunnel-inspired teaser image, with a kaleidoscope of laser lights imitating the airflow over the ghosted hypercar’s moving body...


McLaren's secret car stash to reach the public
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McLaren's secret car stash to reach the public

McLaren is shipping out a number of vehicles from its secret warehouse location known as 'Unit 2' and moving them into various McLaren dealerships around the globe. McLaren's Unit 2 collection is made up the biggest collection of McLaren cars including both production models and Formula One racers with no McLaren Formula One car sold on the open market...


Ferrari KERS technology evolves
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Ferrari KERS technology evolves

Ferrari has unveiled the latest evolution of its HY-KERS hybrid technology at the Beijing motor show. The Formula One-inspired HY-KERS system was first seen on the Ferrari Hybrid 599 GTB (pictured below) at the 2010 Geneva motor show in a front-engine layout with a claimed reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of 30 per cent...