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.
McLaren is so impressed by the Porsche GT3, that the German sports car is being used as a benchmark for an upcoming model. The upcoming entry-level McLaren P13 is aiming directly at the Porsche 911 GT3 market, and the British automaker is using the 911 GT3 to ensure the P13 lives up to its standards.... more
Share, +1 or retweet, there was a lot of great content to spread around social media this week. Once again we’ve compiled a list of the stories that seemed to have a life of their own. The new Lexus NX proved to be a hit, perhaps foreshadowing the cars success in the marketplace, while our... more
Like other supercars, McLarens are rarer than Sasquatch-fur coats. It’s hard enough to steal a glimpse of one at an auto show, but the chances of seeing one on the street are about as good as commuting to work on the back of a Pegasus. But even more difficult to spot than the cars themselves... more
Like a pissed-off supermodel, the McLaren P1 manages to look both beautiful and mean. The British automaker has shared new photos of its P1 supercar with a menacingly dark paint job that may appear black to the naked eye, but has a hint of a dark purple shade mixed in. The photos were taken in... more
The McLaren MP4-12C isn’t long for this world now that the 650S is available. The British automaker has contacted all current 12C owners to inform them that the sports car will be discontinued, with the 650S essentially replacing it in McLaren’s lineup. Earlier, the automaker announced that 12C production would be stopped to ramp up... more
McLaren may have just returned to the U.S. in motorsports, but it has no intentions of slowing down especially now that the 650S is on the market. The British automaker has great plans for the new 650S and the sports car will follow in the footsteps of the MP4-12C by going racing… and lots of... more
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