Born out of decades of racing history, including numerous Formula One World Championships, McLaren Automotive was founded in 1989 but didn't introduce its first car until 1992. The McLaren F1 became an icon, setting a new top speed record that lasted for a full decade. Followed by the McLaren Mercedes SLR, Mercedes went back to focus on racing before launching its modern era of exotic cars in 2011 with the MP4-12C.
Since 1999, Engine Technology International Magazine has awarded the International Engine of the Year Award and this year’s winners have been announced. The 2014 International Engine of the Year Awards jury is comprised of 82 members from 34 countries and in total, 12 winners were announced across various categories. Each category is broken down by... more
McLaren’s latest supercar has now become the brand’s newest race car, unveiled today at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The McLaren 650S GT3 replaces the current 12C GT3 race car on which it is based, introducing a new sinister look to the McLaren team. The car is built using a carbon fiber monocell chassis with a body... more
British automakers like to celebrate their home country event, the Goodwood Festival of Speed, by showing off their latest and greatest cars, and Mclaren has something special to reveal this year. McLaren Special Operations has confirmed plans to build a run of just 50 unique 650S sports cars, based on the MSO 650S Coupe Concept that... more
Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+. News of Michael Schumacher coming out of his medically-induced coma captured the attention of automotive enthusiasts this past week, almost to no surprise. Following that, the debut of the Bentley Continental... more
As if McLaren isn’t keeping things exciting enough, the British automaker is planning three additional models once its P13 and P1 GTR hit the market. According to a recent report in Automobile Porsche, McLaren is looking to build off its momentum with the successful 650S and P1 with its upcoming entry-level model that could be badged... more
Following completion of the McLaren P1 production run, the company will build a track-specific GTR version of its halo car. Its name gates back to the Le Mans race car that McLaren won with 20 years ago and will be production-limited just like its road car cousin. The company hasn’t specified how many copies it... more
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