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2018 McLaren 570S Spider

McLaren thinks it's the only "authentic sports car setup" on the market

McLaren is on a bit of a roll lately, at least on the road car side of things. The British automaker is cranking out some truly fantastic machines and it's offering a number of them at a price far below what one might expect. Now, that's not to say they're cheap but for folks considering a top-spec... read more

August 18, 2017 by
 
A full-size McLaren 720S built from LEGO

Watch a full-size McLaren 720S get built from Legos in one minute

Lego has been churning out some great kits over the last few years. The Speed Champions series is chock full of excellent offerings that feature some of your favorite street... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Gordon Murray design exhibition

Gordon Murray design exhibition to celebrate 50 years of iconic cars

Gordon Murray has been more than a landmark figure in the automotive industry: at times, he has simply defined how supercars are engineered and designed. Now, his career to... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
McLaren P1’s MonoCage carbon fiber monocoque

McLaren P15 to be faster than P1, arrive in 2018

McLaren has just launched the 720S and it’s certainly an impressive bit of kit. But there’s a lot of white space above the Ferrari 488 and Lamborghini... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
1995 McLaren F1 for sale at Bonhams auction

The first US street-legal McLaren F1 is for sale

There won't be enough time for everyone here at Motor Authority to collectively scrape change, empty piggy banks, and check couch cushions. But, boy, do we wish we had all... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
2018 McLaren 720S

Future McLarens may go AWD to cope with power increases

The all-wheel-drive Bugatti Veyron ushered in the era of the 1,000-horsepower hypercar more than a decade ago. Today, its successor, the Chiron, also an all-wheel-drive car... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring video

Go behind the scenes of the McLaren P1 LM's record-setting Nürburgring lap time

This past May, a new king of the Nürburgring Nordschilfe was crowned when the McLaren P1 LM became the quickest street-legal car around the famed, 12.9-mile long... read more July 6, 2017 by


 
Ron Dennis

Ron Dennis agrees to sell McLaren stake, exit company

Six months after his ouster as CEO at McLaren Technology Group due to a spat with fellow shareholders, Ron Dennis is now set to leave the company he helped craft over the... read more June 30, 2017 by


 
This is the origin story of the McLaren F1

The origin story of the McLaren F1

Back in the late 1990s, the McLaren F1 arrived to set the world on fire. It blasted well past the 200-mph mark into unknown territory when it set a production car top-speed... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
2018 McLaren 570S Spider

McLaren Sports Series blows its top with arrival of 2018 570S Spider

McLaren will use the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed this month to present the 570S Spider. The car is the first open-top member of McLaren’s entry-level Sports Series... read more June 14, 2017 by


 
McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt with the company’s 10,000th car

McLaren road car business could launch IPO in 3-5 years

McLaren Automotive, the road car business of the McLaren Technology Group, which also controls the McLaren Formula One team, could follow in the footsteps of close rival... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Jost Capito

Jost Capito quits McLaren F1 team to run Volkswagen R division

The driving force behind Ford’s first Focus RS and F-150 Raptor has now been tasked with churning out high-performance Volkswagens, including the next Golf R... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 GTR Longtail at Spa

McLaren F1 GTR Longtail stretches its legs at Spa-Francorchamps

The 1990s birthed some pretty spectacular cars. It was a unique time, too. Hybrid powertrains were still the thing of econo cars like the Prius, which meant big power numbers... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 owners are given loaner engines if their original engine needs service

McLaren offers loaner engines for F1 owners

When you're getting your vehicle serviced, you may have to say goodbye to it for a few days. If that's the case, we hope you have the fortune of receiving a loaner vehicle... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
Rob Melville

Rob Melville replaces Frank Stephenson as McLaren design boss

McLaren has announced that Rob Melville will serve as Design Director at its road car division. Melville replaces Frank Stephenson who is stepping down on his own accord. The... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring Lap Record

McLaren P1 LM sets new street-legal Nürburgring record

Step aside, Lamborghini Huracán Performante. Even the incredible Nio EP9 electric supercar cannot be spared from the McLaren P1 LM: the new king of the... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
 

 
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