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 |  Apr 30 2013, 9:11 AM

McLaren P1™ Winter Testing in Arjeplog Sweden 2013

Before the McLaren P1 is ready to be delivered to just 375 customers, it has to be extensively tested, and today the brand released a video showing off the car testing at the Arctic Circle. 

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 |  Apr 16 2013, 5:34 PM


Prior to the McLaren P1′s production debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, several photos of the exotic was released when it visited the Bahrain International Circuit.

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 |  Apr 15 2013, 2:32 PM


McLaren is introducing a new interactive experience for computers and tablets, and as part of the announcement the brand released a teaser video of the P1 supercar.

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 |  Mar 15 2013, 11:01 AM


 Fresh from its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show, McLaren has moved from showcasing the new P1′s design, to it’s performance.

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 |  Mar 05 2013, 8:58 PM

Each year the Geneva Motor Show is known for its debuts of exotic sports cars from iconic Italian brands to ones you’ve never heard of (and probably never will again). But this year will be one for the record books.

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 |  Feb 26 2013, 4:40 PM

McLaren P1

Few car companies are committed to all-out performance quite like McLaren. The boutique British brand is probably best known for its outrageous F1 supercar that set speed records in the 1990s. But the company is far from a one-hit wonder. Over the last decade and a half they’ve been active in racing, worked with other automakers like Mercedes-Benz to deliver some awe-inspiring vehicles and have even developed a successor to the F1 – the elegant looking but awkwardly named MP4-12C.

SEE ALSO: 2013 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

Pushing into the future, McLaren is set to reveal a new supercar at the Geneva Motor Show in just a few days, and believe it or not the P1 as it’s known is actually a hybrid. But don’t worry; it’ll still deliver absolutely crushing performance. Here are the Top 10 things you must know about this exciting new McLaren before it takes the stage next week.

 |  Feb 26 2013, 7:06 AM

After detailing engine specifications a week ago, McLaren Automotive has now revealed full performance specifications on its hybrid supercar.

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 |  Feb 20 2013, 7:16 AM

McLaren Automotive has finally released full engine specs on its new supercar, the P1.

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 |  Feb 13 2013, 5:17 PM

The production McLaren P1 will make its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but to whet appetites, the British automaker released a photo gallery of the prototype P1 sitting pretty at the Bahrain International Circuit.

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 |  Feb 12 2013, 9:53 AM

The McLaren P1 will be revealed to the world at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show in production form, and today the brand is giving us a sneak preview by unveiling the interior of the car. 

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 |  Feb 06 2013, 9:33 AM

For those counting down the days until the official reveal of the McLaren P1, the brand announced today that the production version will be unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. 

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 |  Feb 01 2013, 9:01 AM

The official production model of the McLaren P1 hasn’t even debuted, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of people to line up and order the supercar.

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 |  Jan 31 2013, 4:31 PM

Getting ready for the 2013 F1 season, McLaren revealed its updated MP4-28 race car on Thursday, with a special guest appearance by the McLaren P1 and its all-electric reverse motor.

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 |  Jan 24 2013, 11:46 AM

McLaren is still in the process of fine tuning its P1 supercar at the track and on the road, and the brand has just released some video footage of the car undergoing testing. 

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 |  Dec 27 2012, 7:17 PM

At a recent private event in New York, McLaren put its P1 on display and revealed some info on the production model, saying that the vehicle was 97-percent production spec. 

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 |  Dec 24 2012, 3:40 PM

2012's Best Car Porn

Shaping and sculpting sheet metal into something both beautiful and functional is an intensive undertaking that automakers spend thousands of hours and millions of dollars on. And to bring these cars justice, photographers and videographers spend hundreds of hours capturing just the right angle, and finding that one magical location.

So for your viewing pleasure, AutoGuide has gathered up the best-of-the-best automotive photography and videos from the past year, and compiled them all here in one place.

Click through to see some stunning visuals.

 |  Dec 11 2012, 2:32 PM

Audi Quattro boss Franciscus Van Meel just did the unthinkable. He managed to imagine a car that will be faster than one of the world’s fastest cars that doesn’t exist yet.

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 |  Nov 30 2012, 10:38 AM

McLaren is readying the P1 supercar for production, and our spy photographers recently caught the car testing, looking exactly the same as the concept that was shown off at the 2012 Paris Auto Show. 

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 |  Sep 29 2012, 10:53 AM

10. Lexus LF-CC Concept

The list of impressive new models at this year’s Paris Motor Show is a long one, but we’ve narrowed down the ten most interesting, exciting and important vehicles, starting with the Lexus LF-CC Concept.

A look ahead at the future of the brand, this concept previews the first ever Lexus IS coupe. With dramatic styling including an even wilder version of the spindle grille, Lexus is also prepping an all-new hybrid 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine for the rear-drive luxury two-door.

 |  Sep 28 2012, 6:19 AM

McLaren might be a name that’s revered among auto enthusiasts but the debut of its new supercar marked the very first International Motor Show for the brand.

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 |  Sep 18 2012, 12:04 PM

Like an orange pile of cocaine, the newest speed catalyst from supercar manufacturer McLaren was just released: the P1.

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