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CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!

Join Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Tony Crawford in Sydney for the CarAdvice Christmas Party! Tony talks about his new purchase, a Ford Mustang Bullitt, and we announce the winner of guess the exhaust. In car news, external airbags have been put to the test, an i30 N Line has joined the Hyundai range, the McLaren 720S Spider has been revealed, and the Toyota GR Supra Super GT Concept has been teased...

2019 McLaren 720S Spider revealed

McLaren has lopped the top from its 720S, expanding the Super Series line-up with the 720S Spider. As with the 650S Spider before it, the 720S sports a small retractable hardtop. It's available in black, or a new electrochromic finish that can switch between tinted and transparent at the push of a button. Opening/closing takes just 11 seconds, and can be done at up to 50km/h...

McLaren 600LT v 720S drag race - video

The new McLaren 600LT is the pinnacle of performance for the marque's 'entry-level' Sports Series family, so how does it compare to its bigger brother – the 720S? In a new video posted to YouTube, Hennessey Performance lines up a 600LT against a 720S for an old-school drag race...

McLaren 720S Spider teased

McLaren Automotive has announced it will reveal a new model early next month, likely to be the 720S Spider. The British marque issued the above image which appears to be a 720S, with the only other information given being that the new model will be revealed on December 8. McLaren's new drop-top supercar will be the second new model launched under the company's £1...

McLaren Senna GTR spied

Spy photographers have snapped images of what is believed to be a hotter version of the McLaren Senna, which could don the 'GTR' moniker. Not that the Senna really needed to get any crazier, it's believed this vehicle previews a more powerful and even more focused version of the 720S-based track monster, serving as the newest GTR-badged model after the iconic McLaren F1 GTR of the mid-1990s and the more recent P1 GTR...

McLaren 720S Stealth Edition unveiled

The McLaren 720S Stealth Edition has been unveiled overnight, continuing a long line of one-off MSO takes on the mid-engined rival to the Ferrari 488. Developed by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) for the marque's London dealer, the Stealth Edition has an exterior finished in Sarthe Grey paint, said to be inspired by the McLaren F1 GTR which won the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans...

Chiron v 720S drag race - video

The McLaren 720S has earned a reputation for being a 'giant slayer' in terms of its straight-line performance, but how does it compare to the Bugatti Chiron? A new YouTube video published by cvdzjden - Supercar Videos aims to answer that very question, showing a modified 720S take on a black-and-red example of Bugatti's land missile...

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...

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...

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...

McLaren 720S GT3 revealed

McLaren Automotive has revealed the race-ready 720S GT3, scheduled to hit the track in 2019. Based on the 720S road car, the GT3 version will be accessible to both professional and amateur drivers, with the company planning to have its new racer compete in various categories across Europe, the US and Middle East...