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McLaren: “We will not build an SUV”

McLaren will not follow its sports car rivals by adding an SUV to its stable. The British supercar maker has just released its most practical model yet, the GT. It’s a McLaren aimed at the grand touring segment and, despite its mid-engine layout, offers a luggage capacity of 570L via a specially created cargo bay above the lowered V8 that combines with the front compartment familiar from the company’s other models...

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2019 McLaren Senna recalled

McLaren has recalled the 2019 Senna, over concerns about an issue with the engine's wiring harness. According to the company, a part of the car's wiring harness could come into contact with the 'metal link pipe heat shield' and chafe, damaging wires within the harness. If damage occurs to the wiring harness, the engine could stall, misfire or rupture its exhaust system, possibly causing a loss of power...

2020 McLaren GT pricing revealed

McLaren has this week given its latest creation, known simply as the GT, its Australian debut in Sydney. Promising class-leading performance, comfort and space, the new GT is positioned in the marque’s Sports Series line-up and priced at $399,995 before on-road costs – slightly higher above its 570S sibling ($395,000) but below the existing 570GT ($415,000)...

McLaren GT by MSO: Bespoke luggage set revealed

Ferrari watches. Porsche cologne. Aston Martin briefcases. There’s plenty of exotic-branded merchandise out there, and now McLaren GT owners can purchase a four-piece luggage set bearing the British marque’s name. The Italian leather luggage has been designed exclusively for the new GT by McLaren Special Operations (MSO)...

McLaren Ultimate Series roadster coming in 2020

McLaren has used the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to confirm it will release a new Ultimate Series roadster in 2020. The new car will be an open cockpit, two-seat vehicle with dihedral doors, powered by a version of the 588kW/800Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 used in the Senna. Like other vehicles in the McLaren range, the Ultimate Series roadster will feature a carbon-fibre body...

McLaren GT by MSO revealed

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has had its way with the new McLaren GT, revealing a special one-off for the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The headlining exterior change to the MSO GT is the paint. It's a new colour called Defined Flux Silver, combined with Satin Graphite paint on the door skirts, front splitter, wing mirrors, rear bumper and diffuser...

McLaren officially opens Adelaide showroom

The fourth McLaren Automotive showroom in Australia – McLaren Adelaide – has officially opened its doors, despite having already been in operation for the past few months. Zagame Automotive, which also operates McLaren Melbourne, has opened the new location on Glen Osmond Road in Frewville, south-east of Adelaide’s CBD...

McLaren 720S: EV model revealed... for kids

McLaren has unveiled its first all-electric 720S, but you'll have to be young – very young, in fact – to actually enjoy it. The 720S Ride-On follows in the footsteps of the P1 Ride-On. It features dihedral doors and is available in orange, blue, purple, black, blue, white and grey, allowing kids to mimic the colour of their mum or dad's car...

2019 McLaren 600LT Spider pricing and specs

McLaren has revealed pricing for its 600LT Spider in Australia, as the limited-edition convertible touches down locally. The car will be hard to come by; McLaren's Asia Pacific boss confirmed barely 50 will reach our shores between coupe and convertible. Pricing will start at $496,000 before on-road costs, a $44,000 jump on the coupe...

McLaren to reverse its Australian sales slide

British supercar maker McLaren is on a mission to reverse its first sales slide since launching in Australia, after deliveries dropped by 24% last year. After more than tripling its annual sales from 2012 to 2016 – from 23 to 93 deliveries – McLaren peaked with 116 vehicles reported as sold in 2017. However, sales hit the brakes in 2018 with just 88 finding buyers locally...