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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...

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2019 World Car Awards: Top 3 finalists named
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2019 World Car Awards: Top 3 finalists named

The World Car Awards countdown continues at the 2019 Geneva motor show, with the top three finalists in each category announced this week. A jury of 86 journalists narrowed down a pool of 40 new models to 10 finalists last month, now down to three, with the winner to be announced at the New York motor show in April...


2019 McLaren 720S Spider review
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2019 McLaren 720S Spider review

Not only is it the fastest convertible on the planet, it's also got the fastest retractable hardtop in the segment. I'd also argue it's the most capable and most comfortable.


2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced
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2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced

The countdown to the World Car Finals has begun this week, with a list of 10 finalists announced for the overall title, along with the contenders in five specialist categories. According to the firm, a jury of 86 "distinguished international automotive journalists" selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their own assessment of the vehicle as part of their professional work...


2019 McLaren 720S Spider revealed
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2019 McLaren 720S Spider revealed

McLaren has lopped the top from its 720S, expanding the Super Series line-up with the 720S Spider. As with the 650S Spider before it, the 720S sports a small retractable hardtop. It's available in black, or a new electrochromic finish that can switch between tinted and transparent at the push of a button. Opening/closing takes just 11 seconds, and can be done at up to 50km/h...


McLaren 600LT v 720S drag race - video
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McLaren 600LT v 720S drag race - video

The new McLaren 600LT is the pinnacle of performance for the marque's 'entry-level' Sports Series family, so how does it compare to its bigger brother – the 720S? In a new video posted to YouTube, Hennessey Performance lines up a 600LT against a 720S for an old-school drag race...


McLaren 720S Spider teased
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McLaren 720S Spider teased

McLaren Automotive has announced it will reveal a new model early next month, likely to be the 720S Spider. The British marque issued the above image which appears to be a 720S, with the only other information given being that the new model will be revealed on December 8. McLaren's new drop-top supercar will be the second new model launched under the company's £1...


McLaren Senna GTR spied
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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
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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...


Chiron v 720S drag race - video
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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 Senna vs 720S - which is more fun?
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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
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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 720S v Porsche GT2 RS drag race - video
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McLaren 720S v Porsche GT2 RS drag race - video

The McLaren 720S and Porsche 911 GT2 RS are two of the fastest supercars on the market right now – but which one is quicker in a straight line? A new video posted on YouTube by Motorsport Magazine aims to answer that question, pitting Britain against Germany in a winner-takes-all drag race. Power in the McLaren comes from a 4...


McLaren 720S GT3 revealed
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McLaren 720S GT3 revealed

McLaren Automotive has revealed the race-ready 720S GT3, scheduled to hit the track in 2019. Based on the 720S road car, the GT3 version will be accessible to both professional and amateur drivers, with the company planning to have its new racer compete in various categories across Europe, the US and Middle East...


McLaren 720S Pacific Theme, Track Theme by MSO revealed
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McLaren 720S Pacific Theme, Track Theme by MSO revealed

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed two new 'design themes' for the 720S supercar, inspired by configurations shown at the model's debut at last year's Geneva motor show. The 'Track Theme' (white) and 'Pacific Theme' have been created as bespoke commissions, the former influenced by the colour scheme of McLaren's past and present Formula 1 race cars, while the latter "draws on the sophisticated technical luxury of the 720S"...


McLaren 720S vs Tesla Model S P100D drag race - video
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McLaren 720S vs Tesla Model S P100D drag race - video

The Tesla Model S is very, very quick in a straight line. The McLaren 720S is also very, very quick in a straight line, albeit through different means to the Tesla. You can probably see where this is headed. The team at CarWow has teamed up with YouTube personality Shmee150 to deliver a few interesting head-to-heads, one of which is published below...


McLaren 720S tops 320km/h on the autobahn - video
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McLaren 720S tops 320km/h on the autobahn - video

No McLaren is slow, but the 720S is comfortably the biggest, baddest 'mainstream' production car in the British brand's range. Naturally, it's well qualified for a flat-out run on the autobahn. With 527kW/770Nm on tap from its twin-turbo 3.8-litre V8, it'll hit 100km/h in 2.9 seconds, 200km/h in 7.8 seconds and keeps pulling to 343km/h if given enough room...


2018 McLaren Senna review: Autodromo do Estoril track test
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2018 McLaren Senna review: Autodromo do Estoril track test

The McLaren Senna promises to be most outrageous, exotic and challenging race car barely fit for registration on Aussie roads. The $1.2million question is: does it live up to the name? Let alone the hype...


Ferrari 488 v Ford GT v McLaren 720S rev battle – Video
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Ferrari 488 v Ford GT v McLaren 720S rev battle – Video

There's nothing like the sweet sound of a good ol' rev battle – especially when the contestants are exotic supercars. Here, DragTimes lines up a Ferrari 488 GTB, Ford GT and McLaren 720S to see which sounds best. But, there's a catch – you need to guess which sound belongs to which car...


McLaren 720S v Kawasaki Ninja H2 - Video
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McLaren 720S v Kawasaki Ninja H2 - Video

The McLaren 720S is one of the fastest cars on sale at the moment, but what happens when you square a supercar up against a superbike in a rolling drag race? Well, that's what YouTuber Do It With Dan decided to find out when he came across a matte-black-wrapped example of McLaren's second-gen Super Series model riding his modified Kawasaki Ninja H2 in America...