McLaren Automotive has announced the appointment of Mike Flewitt as Chief Executive Officer, taking over full time from former Managing Director Antony Sheriff. Sheriff,…
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.
If you were following us on Twitter yesterday, then you might have noticed the invitation I posted inviting anyone who’s visited McLaren’s award-winning Technology Centre (MTC) to contact me.
The reason for my request was to provide some background to the BBC’s coverage of McLaren’s new £50m Production Centre (MPC), which is being opened by British Prime Minister, David Cameron, this afternoon.
Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton joined Ron Dennis and a star-studded list of guests at McLaren London, for the launch of McLaren’s new retail network. McLaren London at its One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge location is the first dedicated McLaren retailer chosen to cater for customers of the McLaren MP4-12C super car.
Lewis and Jenson have some fun at Goodwood in the new MP4-12C [VIDEO]
McLaren launches one of the most innovative sports cars ever, the MP4-12C.
We’re broadcasting the launch live from McLaren HQ, plus we have assembled a comprehensive gallery of video and images.
We’ll be broadcasting the live launch of the McLaren MP4 12C and you’re invited.
McLaren are dropped and replaced with Brawn as Mercedes factory F1 team.