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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...

McLaren Senna GTR: Downforce, suspension specifics revealed

McLaren has revealed specifics about its upcoming Senna GTR track flagship, offering details about the car's suspension and monstrous aerodynamics package. The Senna GTR will draw on a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine making 607kW and 800Nm, but the headline figure is the 1000kg of downforce it'll make thanks to a revised aerodynamics package...

McLaren initiates Takata airbag recall

McLaren Automotive has commenced its Takata airbag recall, affecting models sold from 2012 through 2018. As with all Takata-related notices, vehicles included in the recall could be fitted with airbags that degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...

McLaren Speedtail: 403km/h Hyper-GT revealed

The wait is over, the teasers are done, and McLaren has finally whipped the covers off the three-seat Speedtail. We've seen countless previews and tasters for this car, which harks back to the legendary F1 with a central driving position and build run of just 106, but the finished product has remained a tightly-guarded secret. Until now...

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 BC-03: Vision Gran Turismo concept to spawn one-off project

Remember the McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo? Well, it could be on its way to becoming a real-life car thanks to McLaren Special Operations (MSO). A spokesperson for the British supercar specialist recently confirmed with Piston Heads a one-off hypercar project is in the works with MSO, codenamed 'BC-03', believed to draw inspiration from the virtual track car concept...

McLaren Speedtail to be revealed October 26

McLaren Automotive has confirmed its upcoming flagship – dubbed Speedtail – will be revealed on October 26. The new 'Hyper-GT' will be unveiled on the company's website at 13:00 BST (11:00PM Australian Eastern Standard Time), the Speedtail is claimed to be the fastest McLaren ever, with a top speed of over 243mph (391+km/h)...

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 P1 LM takes on Pikes Peak - video

The P1 LM takes McLaren's hardest, fastest track-only car and makes it road legal. It'll lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 6:43.2 and, thanks to the combination of a twin-turbo V8 engine and an electric motor, pumps out 735kW. Developed by Lanzante, it's a handy 60kg lighter than the 'standard' P1 GTR thanks to lightweight seats, plastic windows, titanium bolts and a missing set of air jacks...