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McLaren 570S: MSO Defined High Downforce Kit revealed

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a new aerodynamic pack for the 570S supercar, which should make the already-capable exotic carve corners that little bit better. Dubbed the MSO Defined High Downforce Kit, the new option pack for the Sports Series variant increases downforce and enhances the aesthetics – though the latter is entirely subjective...

2019 McLaren GT revealed

So what do you do if somebody decides to park their tanks on your lawn? Send your own armoured column to grind up their front garden, of course. At the Geneva motor show in March, Aston Martin told us about its plans to launch a series of mid-engined models that are clearly aimed at the established supercar hierarchy...

McLaren builds 20,000th car

McLaren Automotive has celebrated a milestone this week, with its 20,000th car rolling down the production line at its plant in Woking, UK. The commemorative vehicle was a right-hand drive McLaren 600LT Spider (pictured), finished in Chicane Grey. It's been eight years since the first McLaren Automotive model – an MP4-12C – was produced in July 2011, with the company recording an annual output of "just over" 4800 units in 2018...

McLaren 600LT v Senna drag race - video

McLaren has three distinct tiers in its model range: Sport, Super and Ultimate. But the line between the three continues to blur, thanks to cars like the 600LT. With 441kW and 620Nm on tap, the 600LT is capable of hitting 100km/h in just 2.9 seconds and keeps pulling to 328km/h if given a long enough stretch of road. That's fairly super in essentially every measurable way...

McLaren GT teased ahead of next week's launch

McLaren is getting ready to launch the latest model in its Track25 business plan, with the 'Superlight Grand Tourer' teased today locked in for a May 15 debut. By now, we know a fair bit about the GT. For one, we know what it'll look like from behind thanks to a bit of quick brightening of McLaren's teaser image...

2019 McLaren Grand Tourer teased

McLaren has revealed a sneak peek of its upcoming Grand Tourer ahead of its full reveal in May. First announced at the Geneva motor show, the softer McLaren pictured here will be put through its paces on a number of long-distance drives before launch, including a 1600km run from Barcelona, Spain to McLaren HQ in Woking, UK...

McLaren Senna: Full scale Lego model revealed

McLaren Automotive has unveiled a very special version of its Senna track monster, which has been made entirely out of Lego. The full-scale 1:1 model took nearly 5000 hours to assemble, according to the British supercar specialist, and comprises of 467,854 individual Lego components put together by a team of 42 men and women from the Lego build team...

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...