McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is the organisation within McLaren Automotive who produce bespoke customer vehicles, but they’ve expanded their repertoire to include concepts, limited-edition…
Following its global debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, McLaren has now confirmed that the track-focussed McLaren 12C GT Sprint will cost…
McLaren and Honda. Said in the same sentence, the two marques bring flashbacks to the minds of petrolheads of Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost…
McLaren has announced a limited run of just ’50’ 12Cs and 12C Spiders to mark the 50th anniversary of the McLaren organisation. The limited…
McLaren GT will build 30 units of its Can-Am track-special, which pays tribute to the company’s founder Bruce McLaren and legendary racer Denny Hulme.
It’s surprising how ‘normal’ a supercar can look when taken away from the bright lights of a purpose-built Motor Show stand, however in these two pictures, scooped by Chris Bloxsome, we see McLaren’s P1 supercar looking no bigger than it needs to be.
Just in case you haven’t yet fallen in love with McLaren’s 12C Spider, the following new gallery might just push you over the edge. The colour is Supernova Silver and it joins Azure Blue, Volcano Yellow and Volcano Red, which the Spider has thus far been shown in.
McLaren’s newest production model, the convertible version of the car formerly known as MP4-12C, made its debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August. Since then it’s been awarded ‘Best Exotic’ by the editors of duPont REGISTRY and spawned a limited 12-car run Neiman Marcus Edition.
The McLaren P1, revealed this evening, is set to become a yardstick by which all other hypercars are compared against – much in the same way as its predecessor, the F1, did in 1992.
Given how comprehensive this latest set of pictures is, it’s hard to believe they are ‘leaked’ rather than deliberately ‘seeded’, but either way they now reveal the a huge electro-mechanical rear wing which provides downforce at high speeds, but perhaps also acts as an air brake – as it did in the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.
McLaren showed its 12C Spider for the first time in public at this weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and this morning confirmed its price in the UK.
The familiar adage, ‘The customer is always right’, can sometimes prove horribly untrue. Well all I can say is that it must have been a ‘very’ important customer who requested this car, otherwise surely this is one step too far the fledgling McLaren Automotive.