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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)...

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McLaren F1 certification service launched
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McLaren F1 certification service launched

How often does this happen? You drop multiple millions of dollars on what you think is an immaculate McLaren F1 GTR, only to discover it's actually a fake. It's not the first time, either – remember that bridge you bought from a stranger? That's not actually yours either..


1995 McLaren F1 GTR at full noise – video
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1995 McLaren F1 GTR at full noise – video

Monterey Car Week is home to some of the rarest, most expensive metal on earth. A lot of that metal sits still, shining under the Californian sun as judges go over it with a fine-tooth comb, searching for anything that might make them less than perfect...


McLaren 675LT by MSO gets Gulf livery
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McLaren 675LT by MSO gets Gulf livery

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has revealed a very special example of its 675LT limited-edition supercar, sporting a unique colour scheme that pays homage to the McLaren F1 GTR 'Longtail'. Finished in light blue, black and red, the MSO 675LT features 20-spoke alloy wheels finished in Dayglo Orange – a hue which continues through to the sill badges...


Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR remembered - Video
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Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR remembered - Video

With V12s on their way out of the Mercedes-AMG range, it's worth celebrating some of the cool and wild vehicles to be created by the tuner-turned-manufacturer over its four decades of operation. The CLK GTR of the late 1990s was developed in racing guise in just 128 days for the 1997 FIA GT championship, entered in the GT1 class to take on the McLaren F1 GTR...


Gordon Murray's sports car teased
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Gordon Murray's sports car teased

Gordon Murray Design has teased its upcoming sports car this week in a single shadowy image. Set to be launched under the reborn 'IGM' brand - which stands for Ian Gordon Murray, the designer's full name - the new vehicle is inspired by the legendary McLaren F1, and will use the lightweight iStream platform debuted in the reborn TVR Griffith...


Untouched 1997 McLaren F1 sold at auction, likely most valuable example yet
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Untouched 1997 McLaren F1 sold at auction, likely most valuable example yet

A never-registered 1997 McLaren F1 has headed to auction, likely becoming the most valuable F1 auctioned in the process. The supercar still has the same protective wrapping and interior covers as when it left the factory in Woking, Surrey 20 years ago. With only 106 units produced between 1992 and 1998, this example is build number 60 and has 239-kilometres on the odometer...


McLaren BP23: F1 successor details firm
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McLaren BP23: F1 successor details firm

The arrival of a much-anticipated successor to the McLaren F1 - currently known by the codename of the McLaren BP23 - is getting nearer, with the British maker confirming some further details and showing some prototype mule images of the car. The McLaren BP23 - which, in case you're wondering, stands for Bespoke Project 2 with 3 seats - is seen here in mule form...


McLaren 570GT 'XP Green' by MSO revealed
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McLaren 570GT 'XP Green' by MSO revealed

Update: McLaren's local division has confirmed that the 570GT XP Green won't be offered locally, and is reserved for Europe and the UK. See bottom of article for details. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has created a limited-run collection of six special 570GT sports cars, finished in traditional British automotive colours...


McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again
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McLaren BP23: F1's spiritual successor teased again

McLaren has released a new teaser image of its upcoming 'Hyper-GT' car, which will be the F1's spiritual successor thanks to its three-seat layout. The new car is being developed under the codename BP23 by McLaren Special Operations, the bespoke division of McLaren Cars, which typically specialises in customising production vehicles to the tastes and whims of high value customers...


McLaren partners with BMW for next-generation powertrains
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McLaren partners with BMW for next-generation powertrains

McLaren Automotive has announced a strategic partnership with the BMW Group as part of a project to design and develop technologies for its next-generation powertrains. In a statement released this week, the British supercar firm said the project will focus on developing new combustion technology that will deliver a higher output per capacity than currently possible, while also aiming to reduce CO2 emissions...


Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?
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Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?

Often when people fondly reminisce about 'the good old days', the truth is, they were never really that great. But in this instance, they bloody well were. Fast cars. I mean, really fast cars. Properly fast cars. They used to be called supercars. And guess what? They were properly scary. I’m not quite old enough to be losing my mind just yet, but I’m certainly old enough to remember them...


McLaren F1 successor confirmed: Bespoke 'Hyper-GT' to feature three-seat layout
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McLaren F1 successor confirmed: Bespoke 'Hyper-GT' to feature three-seat layout

McLaren's bespoke vehicles division, McLaren Special Operations, has confirmed an upcoming project that could see the legendary F1 supercar of the 1990s revived with a modern twist. Touted as the world's first 'Hyper-GT', the special McLaren is codenamed 'BP23', which stands for 'Bespoke Project 2' and three seats...


McLaren F1 supercar could be resurrected in 2018 - report
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McLaren F1 supercar could be resurrected in 2018 - report

The iconic McLaren F1 could be reimagined for the 21st century very soon, according to a new report out of the UK. After the original F1 with its three-seater layout, $1 million price tag and claim to fame as the fastest car in the world in the 1990s, rumour has it that McLaren could be working on a modern interpretation of the original hypercar by the turn of the decade...


McLaren P1 LM revealed: street-legal P1 GTR debuts at Goodwood
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McLaren P1 LM revealed: street-legal P1 GTR debuts at Goodwood

British company Lanzante has revealed the McLaren P1 LM, a road-going version of the extra-hyper McLaren P1 GTR track special. Following reports last year that it would create a version of the P1 GTR for the road, Lanzante has finally come through with a street-legal vehicle that wears a race-ready look...


Aston Martin hypercar to be the "quickest-ever track car"
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Aston Martin hypercar to be the "quickest-ever track car"

Aston Martin’s joint project with Formula One team Red Bull racing, the AM-RB001, will be the quickest track car ever, according to company boss Andy Palmer. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix last week, Aston Martin chief Palmer said the AM-RB001 will be a “kick ass, no excuses” hypercar...


2016 McLaren 570S Review: First Drive
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2016 McLaren 570S Review: First Drive

Set to challenge convention in a number of areas, the McLaren 570S signifies a new, more attainable, more useable focus for the English brand, but has it still got that McLaren mojo…...


McLaren Automotive: Grow, but for the right reasons, says British icon
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McLaren Automotive: Grow, but for the right reasons, says British icon

Ultra-high-end car brands should think twice before expanding their scale, and only chase big volume growth for the right reasons, according to the regional chief of iconic British supercar brand McLaren. In Melbourne this week for the local premiere of the McLaren 675LT — the track-honed flagship of its Super Series range — McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific regional director David McIntyre spoke of the company’s mid-term plans, which contrast with a number of fellow supercar-makers...


McLaren 570S and 540C pricing : British supercar brand cuts price of entry by $110K - UPDATE
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McLaren 570S and 540C pricing : British supercar brand cuts price of entry by $110K - UPDATE

The McLaren Automotive Sports Series range is poised to roll out in Australia from the start of 2016, at which time they will make the British supercar brand’s line-up more accessible than ever. The company this week hosted the local premiere of the McLaren 570S, which it has announced will wear a price tag of $408,000 drive-away*...


Honda, McLaren discussing road-car partnership: report
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Honda, McLaren discussing road-car partnership: report

Honda and McLaren may expand their partnership outside Formula One to road cars, according to the British motorsport team's boss. McLaren Racing CEO Martin Whitmarsh told Autocar the two brands were open to a deepening of the relationship beyond Honda supplying engines to McLaren from the beginning of the 2015 Formula One championship...