McLaren M6B photo

Blue McLaren M6B racecar

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McLaren P1 photos released, to be revealed in Paris

The McLaren P1, McLaren’s newest supercar, is set to be revealed September 27th at the Paris Motor Show, Mondial de l'Automobile 2012. Twenty years have passed since McLaren released the iconic F1 road car and much has changed in that time. Government regulations concerning emissions and safety are more strict, conspiring to increase vehicle … [Read more...]

The McLaren MP4-12C sounds simply delectable

Henry Catchpole, from the UK's best automotive magazine EVO , shares his epic 3-day road trip in a McLaren MP4-12C. Some stunning photography and great video can see seen in the EVO article and Henry's blog post. The most impressive aspect of the video is the great soundtrack from the Ricardo-built M838T 3.8 litre twin-turbo V8 engine. It's … [Read more...]

Aston Martin chooses 2012 Salon Privé to display exclusive models

The seventh Salon Privé is underway in London and attendees are being treated to a collection of prestigious supercars and other notable vehicles. It’s a popular event for high-end British manufacturers and Aston Martin has chose then event to showcase an exclusive V12 Zagato, the One-77, a new Vanquish super GT, and the four-door Rapide. Also … [Read more...]

McLaren X-1 revealed, another Ferrari P4/5?

McLaren Special Organisations (MSO), a division of McLaren Automotive that creates personalized projects, revealed a highly customized version of the 12C (dubbed the McLaren X-1) at Pebble Beach 2012. Reaction has definitely been mixed. The X-1, especially with its enclosed rear-wheel arches, bears little resemeblance to the 12C. According to … [Read more...]

McLaren releases the 12C Can-Am Edition Racing ‘Concept’

McLaren and Can-Am. Two words that evoke memories of motorsports and performance. Inaugurated in 1966, the Can-Am series had little in the way of rules and led to the development of cars with over 1000 BHP, much more than modern Formula 1 cars. McLaren GT, a separate entity within the McLaren Group, has announced a new model called the 12C … [Read more...]

McLaren vs Bugatti: the 200 HP design decision

Jalopnik recently reported that Bugatti of Beverly Hills has ordered up a custom 1,200 horsepower Grand Sport Vitesse, apparently as a response to rumors that McLaren's latest supercar, said to have "1000 HP" (with a 200 HP KERS-like functionality), will make an appearance the Pebble Beach Concours. To achieve a 200 HP increase for the 1200 HP … [Read more...]