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McLaren Automotive, best known simply as McLaren, is a British manufacturer of supercars, with the MP3-12C and P1 being the current models. The company was founded as McLaren Cars in 1989 and has a rich history and links in Formula One as it's heavily integrated with McLaren Racing.

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2019 McLaren 720S Spider review

Not only is it the fastest convertible on the planet, it's also got the fastest retractable hardtop in the segment. I'd also argue it's the most capable and most comfortable.

2019 McLaren 600LT Spider review

It's positioned in a series below the 720S Spider, but it can accelerate from zero to 100km/h in the same 2.9 seconds and hit a top speed of 324km/h. This is not your average supercar.

The surprising inspiration for the iconic McLaren F1

Remember the funky Toyota Sera? No? Unsurprising, really, as the sporty little coupe was built exclusively for the Japanese market, with a total of 15,941 cars produced from 1990-96. Of those, 15,852 cars were registered in Japan, emphasising its local market credentials. The 2+2 seater was powered by Toyota’s 1...

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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2019 McLaren 720S Spider review: Who needs a roof?

The 720S Spider demands a hefty $66,100 premium over its Coupe sibling, as well as rival models like the Ferrari 488 Spider ($29,112) and Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder ($23,365). But I’d argue that neither can match the all-round performance of the McLaren both on and off the track, as close as they might be.

2019 McLaren 600LT Spider review: Who needs a 720S?

McLaren’s newest track-focused weapon is the 600LT Spider, and if you’re thinking it’s a junior-league performer because of its Sports Series product positioning and open-top profile, you couldn’t be more wrong. You can probably guess which car they benchmarked during the development too – yep, the 675LT Spider, meaning this thing has massive shoes to fill as the latest and fifth chapter in the Longtail lineage...

2018 McLaren 720S review: 5 Things we love

Check out our full 'liveability' review of the McLaren 720s here, and enjoy our 5 Things vid right here!

2017 McLaren 570S review

Read the full review here. Mention the name McLaren in most circles and you’ll find people automatically start to conjure up images of Formula One racing. But the fact is, McLaren Automotive (the sister company to the Formula One business), currently offers more road-ready cars than Ferrari. And this from a division that only kicked off in 2010...

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McLaren Comparisons

2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS v McLaren 540C comparison

Audi R8 RWS and McLaren 540C duke it out to see which is the best 'affordable' everyday supercar.

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 News

McLaren SUV ‘against brand ethos’

McLaren won't be trying to cash in on the SUV boom, seeing no way to deliver such a vehicle without compromising its promise of lightweight performance. Porsche broke the mould many years ago with the Cayenne, and now the likes of Lamborghini, Aston Martin and even Ferrari have followed suit with SUVs to feed voracious market demand...

McLaren 720S Spider gets MSO'd for Geneva

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a bespoke version of the 720S Spider at the Geneva motor show, which the company says "emphasises the cutting-edge aerodynamics" of the drop-top variant. Finished in a main coat of Meteorite Grey, the 720S Spider by MSO features accents that use a tri-tone paint, dubbed Coriolis, in the aero work – Cerulean Blue, Burton Blue and Abyss Black...

McLaren Senna GTR unveiled

The new McLarne Senna GTR is powered by the company's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, which has been tuned to deliver 607kW of power and 800Nm of torque. A recalibrated control unit and the removal of the secondary catalyst are responsible for the 18kW increase over the road-going Senna...

McLaren confirms new 'Grand Tourer'

McLaren Automotive has previewed a new GT model that it plans to release later this year, with company CEO, Mike Flewitt, making the announcement at the Geneva motor show. "The fourth McLaren to be introduced under the Track25 business plan will be our interpretation of the Grand Tourer...

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McLaren Senna GTR unveiled

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