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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...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Today's download includes: 2020 Holden Equinox range to be streamlined Aston Vanquish 25 revealed: Ian Callum talks first independent project Lamborghini hypercar teased... again 2019 McLaren Senna recalled Bugatti Chiron tops 300mph as company looks to leave the speed record game 2020 Nissan Patrol leaked 2020 Skoda Scala Monte Carlo revealed  Volkswagen 'Urban Coupe' teased Volkswagen ID...

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...

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...