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GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...

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McLaren 570S Spider Design Edition revealed
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McLaren 570S Spider Design Edition revealed

The McLaren 570S Spider Design Edition has been revealed this week – well, one of them has – offering customers one of five new packages for "entirely harmonious" exterior and interior specification. Available to order now in overseas markets, each Design Edition features signature McLaren colour and trim options that have been "carefully curated" by the company's designers to "complement each  other to perfection"...


McLaren 570S Spider gains Track Pack option
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McLaren 570S Spider gains Track Pack option

McLaren has toned and tightened the 570S Spider for track work, adding a lightweight Track Pack option to the line-up. The new Track Pack follows in the coupe's footprints, with a smattering of carbon-fibre and titanium components helping shave 33kg from the already-lithe 570S Spider...


2018 McLaren 570GT pricing and specs
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2018 McLaren 570GT pricing and specs

McLaren has confirmed a raft of updates to its Sports Series range designed to beef up its Coupe and GT models to align them closer to the recently-launched 570S Spider. The biggest winner is the McLaren 570GT, scoring carbon-ceramic brakes as standard, while an optional Sport Pack, which alters the dynamic setting of the grand tourer, is available for the first time...


McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster
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McLaren proves car design is child’s play with all-new open-top sportster

British supercar brand McLaren Automotive has revealed its most affordable open-top sports car ever, and it's apparently been "designed with family in mind". A collaboration between McLaren Automotive and North American toy manufacturer, The Step2 Company, the new wheels don’t feature the UK performance marque’s well-known twin-turbocharged V8, but instead rely on parents for propulsion...


McLaren Sports Series winning customers away from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini
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McLaren Sports Series winning customers away from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini

McLaren Automotive, the Fledgling British Sports car brand that only started building road cars in 2011, is already stealing 'conquest' sales from more established marques like Porsche and Audi. Founded by New Zealand racing legend, Bruce McLaren in 1963, as Bruce McLaren Motor Racing, the brand is steeped in top-level motor racing history, having notched up no less than eight Constructors Championships and 12 Drivers Championships in Formula 1 alone...


McLaren 570S Spider review
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McLaren 570S Spider review

McLaren has lopped the roof off its 570S, but don't expect the new McLaren 570S Spider to be any less potent. It'll still go from 0-100km/h in just 3.2 seconds.


2017 McLaren 570S Spider revealed: 3.2-second 0-100km/h for $435,750 drop-top McLaren
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2017 McLaren 570S Spider revealed: 3.2-second 0-100km/h for $435,750 drop-top McLaren

We knew it was coming, but here it is. The McLaren 570S Spider has been officially revealed, and it's no mere poser. Claimed to offer the same high-performance dynamic attributes and refinement of the 570S Coupe, but “with the added exhilaration of open-air driving”, the previously-confirmed 2017 McLaren 570S Spider combines the Coupe’s carbon-fibre MonoCell II chassis, with an electrically-operated two-piece hardtop...


McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months
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McLaren 720S Spider years away, 570S Spider a matter of months

With the smoke barely cleared from the unveiling of the 2018 McLaren 720S at this week's 2017 Geneva motor show, the UK performance car brand has revealed a convertible Spider version of its latest Super Series car is in the pipeline. A previously confirmed drop-top version of the 570S Sports Series flagship will beat it into showrooms, however...


McLaren 570S Spider confirmed for 2017; hardcore LT would have to be “worthy” of name
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McLaren 570S Spider confirmed for 2017; hardcore LT would have to be “worthy” of name

McLaren has confirmed upcoming additions to its line-up, namely a drop-top version of its freshly launched Sports Series flagship, the McLaren 570S. Speaking at the international launch of the McLaren 570S, McLaren Automotive global communications director Wayne Bruce announced a 570S Spider would be added to the range come 2017, but would not divulge details about the model preceding it, confirmed for a 2016 release...