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...]

Ferrari to Feature F12berlinetta and Classics at Pebble Beach

Ferrari isn't the only manufacturer with presence at Pebble Beach this year--see our previous post about the McLaren 12C Can-An Edition Concept--fans of the Prancing Horse will not disappointed. Ferrari will be debuting the F12berlinetta, featuring their most powerful production-car V12 to-date (see more specs and details here). Those who are … [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...]