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Around the tracks: Cars under street lamps, the Porsche Traykan and Audi's new logo

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

McLaren team withdraws from Grand Prix over positive coronavirus test

UPDATE (9:14am): The Australian Grand Prix has officially been cancelled. Further updates here. The 2020 Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled following news the McLaren Racing team was withdrawing from the Formula 1 event due to one of its members testing positive for the coronavirus...

McLaren’s Mike Flewitt on combustion engine bans, EVs and SUVs

The short-notice cancellation of the Geneva motor show threw the PR plans of much of the global motor industry into chaos. But with senior executives having already booked out time for interviews, we actually still had the chance to speak to several of them – albeit over the phone, rather than face-to-face...

2020 McLaren 765LT revealed

British supercar builder McLaren has today announced its newest model, the 765LT. Built as a track-focused, road-legal supercar, the 765LT follows in the same ‘longtail’ design spirit originally seen on the McLaren F1 GTR in the 1990s. As it has done for some time now, power comes from a mid-mounted 4...

2020 Geneva Motor Show cancelled: What the car brands are doing instead

With news the 90th annual Geneva motor show had been cancelled three days out from its opening amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the world's biggest motoring brands were forced to get innovative...

McLaren Speedtail testing wraps with 403km/h run

The 2020 McLaren Speedtail is ready for production, having topped 400km/h at the Kennedy Space Centre in its final test. The production-ready 'Hyper-GT' hit 403km/h with Kenny Brack, chief McLaren test driver, behind the wheel. It wasn't a one-and-done effort, either. McLaren says the Speedtail hit its top speed more than 30 times on the space shuttle landing runway in Florida...

2020 McLaren 620R revealed

Alex Misoyannis • Reckon the McLaren 600LT is still too soft for you? McLaren has come to the rescue with the debut of the 620R, a road-legal version of its 570S GT4 race car. Mounted behind the passengers is the same 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine used by the core line-up and ‘regular’ GT4 car, though the lack of racing regulations mean it’s allowed to produce a stonking 456kW of power – or 620PS, thus its name – and 620Nm of torque...

2020 McLaren GT pricing and specs

UPDATE: Some glamorous new Australian-market photos have been added to this article. You can read our first drive review of the 2019 McLaren GT here. August 30, 2019: McLaren has this week given its latest creation, known simply as the GT, its Australian debut in Sydney...

McLaren planning all-wheel drive hybrid - report

McLaren is readying an all-wheel drive hybrid supercar to take on the Ferrari SF90, according to new reports from the USA. Speaking with Car and Driver, McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt confirmed the brand's next-generation platform will support plug-in hybrid power with electric all-wheel drive...

McLaren Elva revealed

McLaren has revealed its latest special edition, the limited-run Elva roadster harking back to Bruce McLaren's open-cockpit Elva from the 1960s. Just 399 examples will be built, priced from US$1.69 million ($2.47 million) each before McLaren Special Operations (MSO) gets its hands on the car...

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...