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McLaren Speedtail to be revealed October 26

McLaren Automotive has confirmed its upcoming flagship – dubbed Speedtail – will be revealed on October 26. The new 'Hyper-GT' will be unveiled on the company's website at 13:00 BST (11:00PM Australian Eastern Standard Time), the Speedtail is claimed to be the fastest McLaren ever, with a top speed of over 243mph (391+km/h)...

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2020 Porsche 911 GT3 spied at the Nurburgring
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2020 Porsche 911 GT3 spied at the Nurburgring

The new '992' Porsche 911 GT3 has been spied at the Nurburgring this week, spotted with its production body for the first time. Compared to less-extreme versions of the new-generation 911 we've seen recently, the GT3 prototype has a more aggressive body kit, with some bits still covered with black camouflage, along with that massive rear wing – the latter a pre-production component going by the rough look here...


McLaren Senna vs 720S - which is more fun?
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McLaren Senna vs 720S - which is more fun?

There are good days at the office, and then there are days where your only job is to thrash a pair of McLaren supercars around a scenic, coastal circuit. The team at Autocar has been putting the 720S head-to-head with its more expensive, track-focused sibling lately, but the comparison has been purely numbers-based...


Lexus LFA: Mystery prototype spied at the Nurburgring
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Lexus LFA: Mystery prototype spied at the Nurburgring

A mystery development vehicle based on the Lexus LFA supercar has been spied at the Nurburgring, raising questions as to what the company is working on. This particular LFA appears to be equipped with the Nurburgring pack – which added a more aggressive aero package including a larger front splitter and side skirts along with a fixed rear wing – though the camouflage on the front and rear guards indicates there could be something else going on underneath the skin...


Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video
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Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video

The Schaeffler 4ePerformance is a wild all-electric concept that shoves four electric motors from a Formula E racer underneath an Audi RS3, and this video shows just how much of a weapon that creates. Posted by Daniel Abt on YouTube, the clip shows the Schaeffler 4eP duke it out with an Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan and Porsche 911 GT2 RS in a series of drag races – we won't give too much away...


McLaren 720S Track Pack revealed
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McLaren 720S Track Pack revealed

McLaren Automotive has revealed the 720S Track Pack, a new specification designed to take the twin-turbo supercar to "the next level". Following from the Track Pack specification recently launched for the 570S, the 720S Track Pack brings functional and cosmetic upgrades, along with a weight saving of 24 kilograms...


BMW would 'love to build a supercar'
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BMW would 'love to build a supercar'

Despite shutting down the idea of a BMW dual-cab, Klaus Frolich, board member for BMW Development, wasn't so quick to rule out a supercar or hypercar – certainly not if he can exert his influence on the bean counters, anyway. Frolich smiled when posed the question by Australian journalists, with the suggestion influenced by the Mercedes-AMG One hybrid hypercar...


McLaren P1 LM takes on Pikes Peak - video
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McLaren P1 LM takes on Pikes Peak - video

The P1 LM takes McLaren's hardest, fastest track-only car and makes it road legal. It'll lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 6:43.2 and, thanks to the combination of a twin-turbo V8 engine and an electric motor, pumps out 735kW. Developed by Lanzante, it's a handy 60kg lighter than the 'standard' P1 GTR thanks to lightweight seats, plastic windows, titanium bolts and a missing set of air jacks...


Mercedes-AMG One: Hypercar name confirmed
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Mercedes-AMG One: Hypercar name confirmed

Mercedes-AMG has officially confirmed its upcoming hypercar – originally dubbed 'Project One' – will be known simply as the AMG One. The performance division says the halo model's name "stands for the highest automotive ambition: to bring Formula 1 hybrid technology to the road"...


2019 Audi R8 teased
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2019 Audi R8 teased

Audi Sport has published a quick teaser video of what we believe to be the refreshed R8 supercar, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show later this week. Posted to the performance arm's Twitter feed, the 10-second clip is captioned: "Ready to let loose with our new beauty in Paris on October 2nd. #ParisMotorShow #MondialAuto #LeagueofPerformance"...


McLaren 720S v Porsche GT2 RS drag race - video
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McLaren 720S v Porsche GT2 RS drag race - video

The McLaren 720S and Porsche 911 GT2 RS are two of the fastest supercars on the market right now – but which one is quicker in a straight line? A new video posted on YouTube by Motorsport Magazine aims to answer that question, pitting Britain against Germany in a winner-takes-all drag race. Power in the McLaren comes from a 4...


2019 Audi R8 update could spawn another RWS - report
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2019 Audi R8 update could spawn another RWS - report

The Audi R8 is due to get an update very soon – we've seen several prototypes testing recently – and the German marque is considering another run of rear-drive RWS versions thanks to the success of the current model. Speaking with Britain's Autocar, Audi's marketing manager, Linda Kurz, said another rear-wheel drive supercar is "something we are looking into" for the facelifted model, which is believed to be scheduled for reveal later this year...


Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid
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Aston Martin Project 003 to get turbocharged V6 hybrid

The upcoming Aston Martin Project 003 will have a turbocharged V6 engine developed in-house, according to a report from Europe. Speaking with Auto Express last week, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin president and CEO, said the 2021 "connector" between the brand's Ferrari 488 competitor and the Valkyrie will run with a V6 and KERS-inspired hybrid system...


2019 McLaren 600LT review
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2019 McLaren 600LT review

Longtail equals 'hardcore' in McLaren, and the 600LT is the most affordable circuit-focused road-going variant yet. But is it any good? We hit the track to find out.

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Audi TT, R8 join Takata airbag recall
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Audi TT, R8 join Takata airbag recall

Audi has added the current-generation TT and R8 to its Takata recall list, As with all Takata-related recalls, affected vehicles are fitted with airbag inflator propellant that, when exposed to heat and humidity, can degrade over time. In the case of these Audis, it's the driver's airbag that is affected...


McLaren 600LT priced from $455,000
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McLaren 600LT priced from $455,000

McLaren Automotive has launched its lightweight track-focussed 600LT into the Australian market, with a starting price of $455,000 plus on-road costs. The McLaren 600LT, the first in the Sports Series range to wear the ‘LT’ badge, will hit our shores in late 2018, with a McLaren spokesperson confirming several Australian customers had already placed orders...


Porsche 911 R: 3D puzzle model revealed
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Porsche 911 R: 3D puzzle model revealed

Porsche have collaborated with German puzzle manufacturer Ravensburger to create a 3D jigsaw puzzle of its limited-run 911 R. The puzzle, which is a 1:18-scale model has 108 plastic pieces and comes complete with moving wheels. With only 991 produced, the ‘real’ 911 R is starting to command prices above $1 million on the second-hand market, placing it firmly out of reach for most people...


Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 unveiled
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Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 unveiled

The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 were unveiled overnight, as the company presented its new five-year model plan to investors. The single-seat Monza SP1 and two-seat Monza SP2 are the first models in the company's new super-exclusive range of Icona limited-edition models "aimed at dedicated clients and collectors". Both cars are powered by a 6...


Mercedes-AMG GT, GT S recalled
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Mercedes-AMG GT, GT S recalled

Mercedes-AMG has recalled the GT and GT S, over concerns about the front passenger seat classification system. According to the company, the software responsible for classifying the passenger mightn't function correctly. That means a child seat could be classified as a person, or a small person could be marked as a child seat...


Le Mans-winning Ford GT coming to Bathurst
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Le Mans-winning Ford GT coming to Bathurst

Ford Performance has secured racing royalty to display at the 2018 Bathurst 1000, announcing its Le Mans class-winning GT will put on a show for the crowd at the 'Great Race'. Ryan Briscoe, Australian full-time Ford Chip Ganassi Racing driver, will pilot the EcoBoost V6-powered racer around Mount Panorama circuit ahead of the main event...