McLaren 720S News

  • LEGO McLaren 720S

    The scale supercar has a functional suspension and moveable parts.

  • 2021 McLaren 750LT test mule spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 McLaren 750LT spy shots

    One of the best supercars is about to get even better.

  • Mike Häkkinen, 2019
    Double F1 champion Mika Häkkinen to race a McLaren again

    Mika Häkkinen will find himself behind the wheel of a McLaren race car once again. The two-time Formula 1 champion is confirmed to race the Suzuka 10 Hour in Japan behind the wheel of a McLaren 720S GT3 customer race car. The F1 champion in 1998 and 1999, who drove for McLaren, will race...

  • Modified McLaren 720S runs 8s at drag strip
    Modified McLaren 720S enters the 8s in the quarter-mile

    The McLaren 720S is an incredibly quick car straight from the factory but with some fairly standard mods it can be turned into an insanely quick machine.

  • McLaren 720S suspension on Engineering Explained
    Take a closer look at the McLaren 720S supercar's complex suspension

    Numerous systems go into making a high-performance car, and while a powerful engine is almost always one of them, engineers never forget about the suspension. What's a lot of power good for if it handles like a sloppy mess? The McLaren 720S uses a very neat system, although it's mighty complex...

  • McLaren 720S Spider by MSO
    McLaren 720S Spider by MSO accentuates its aero in Geneva

    It's pretty much common practice these days to see McLaren Special Operations flex its creativity to show off the possibilities within the department. This time, MSO tackled the McLaren 720S Spider with a unique color palette to show how the supercar "breathes." Revealed Wednesday at the 2019...

  • 2019 McLaren 720S Spider

    Among the hottest toys of the 1970s were the Kenner Super Sonic Power (SSP) race cars, which employed a central spinning wheel that propelled them over jumps, down the stairs, and into furniture legs in houses everywhere. The utter ubiquity of these toy cars led to innovations, such as a spark emitter on the spinning drive wheel to add excitement. They also evolved from regular dull molded plastic to luminous hues in a shiny chrome finish. Preferences are influenced early in life, and I’m left to guess that some McLaren product planners spent their formative years pulling the rip cords...

  • McLaren 720S Spa 68 special edition
    McLaren Special Operations honors 50th anniversary of first grand prix win with three 720S Spa 68 models

    McLaren Special Operations is back with a very limited-edition set of supercars based on the 720S. This time, McLaren's specialty department set out to honor the 50th anniversary of Bruce McLaren's first grand prix win with just three special 720S supercars. The three "720S Spa 68" models, which...

  • McLaren 720S Spider
    McLaren 720S Spider revealed: Meet the latest topless supercar

    McLaren's 720S supercar has turned out to be a bit of a heavy hitter, with the car able to keep up and in some cases outmatch pricier, more powerful competition. Now McLaren has added a Spider convertible option to its supercar made by science. It joins the original coupe and Track Package options...

  • McLaren 720S Spider teaser
    Going topless: McLaren teases 720S Spider

    McLaren will lift the lid on the 720S Spider on Dec. 9, but the British supercar maker has teased the car ahead of time The brand showed a sole photo of the new 720S Spider in a Wednesday teaser, and it will be the second model in the brand's $1.5 billion Track25 business plan. The first model will...

  • McLaren 720S Stealth by MSO
    McLaren Special Operations creates F1 GTR-inspired 720S "Stealth"

    Different is better in the world of supercars, and McLaren Special Operations lets buyers do just that. This McLaren 720S "Stealth" was commissioned by McLaren London, which enlisted MSO's Bespoke services expertise to create a car inspired by the 1995 Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR. McLaren...

  • 2019 McLaren 720S Track Pack
    2019 McLaren 720S Track Pack priced from $336,870

    Those seeking a more track-focused experience from the McLaren 720S will have to shell out $336,870 for the more hardcore Track Pack model. The price includes a $4,100 destination fee. The 720S Track Package comes standard with a healthy dose of carbon fiber to shave a total of 53 pounds from the...

  • 2018 McLaren 720S

    The McLaren 720S is one of the greatest driving machines on the planet. It boasts tremendous power, incredible handling, and other-worldly looks. For some owners, though, it's not quite focused enough. So McLaren is happy to offer a new Track Package for those looking to extract every ounce of handling potential from this mighty machine. McLaren announced the new package on Thursday. With the Track Package, McLaren offers both visual upgrades and weight savings. At the corners, the car is fitted with lightweight ten-spoke forged alloy wheels. At the rear sits the familiar active spoiler, now...

  • McLaren 720S Spider patent drawings
    McLaren 720S Spider shows off in patent drawings

    McLaren will soon bring a new drop-top into the world and we have an idea of what it will look like thanks to new patent drawings. The McLaren 720S Spider, the open-top version of the giant-killing 720S coupe, has been somewhat outed ahead of schedule as the drawings depict what the car will look...

  • 2019 McLaren 720S GT3 race car
    McLaren 720S GT3 race car ready for arrival in 2019

    McLaren is a brand with a rich racing heritage. Sure, lately it's been known for kicking out tremendous road cars. That doesn't mean that motorsport isn't always on the minds of McLaren engineers and designers. Woking's latest and greatest is the 720S, and now there's an even faster version...

  • Full-size McLaren 720S Lego model at Petersen Automotive Museum
    Full-size Lego McLaren 720S graces Petersen Automotive Museum

    Hot on the heels of the intricate Bugatti Chiron Lego model, everyone's favorite toy bricks have been turned into another masterpiece. The Petersen Automotive Museum announced on Monday that a full-size, McLaren 720S model is now on display at the museum. The 1:1 model is made of more than 280,000...

  • 2018 McLaren 720S
    2018 McLaren 720S first drive review

    It launches to 60 mph quicker and weighs less than a Ferrari 488 GTB. It slays the quarter mile faster than a Bugatti Veyron. It'll take on all comers on a road course. And it’s from an automaker that got its start in earnest in 2010. We took the 2018 McLaren 720S to California’s Ortega...

  • McLaren 720S finished in bespoke Nerello Red paint
    One-off McLaren 720S enhanced by MSO raises $650K for charity

    The McLaren 720S is definitely a hot commodity right now, but one punter has plunkered down $650,000 to drive off in one. Sure, that price was paid for a one-off example featuring a few enhancements by the MSO personalization department. However, we're still talking far more than double the car's...

  • 2019 McLaren 720S GT3 race car

    McLaren wants to take the owners of its cars racing and on Tuesday announced plans for a new GT one-make race series coming in 2018. Alongside the race series announcement, McLaren also revealed that a new 720S GT3 race car is under development and will arrive for track duty in 2019. The one-make series will cover various European race circuits and aims to recruit owners who already have extensive track-driving experience. The company said it will allow more experienced owners, with an international D license at minimum, to take their first steps into the racing world, but it will also launch...

  • Deadmau5's McLaren 720S
    Deadmau5 just bought a McLaren 720S, so prepare for supercar blasphemy

    EDM artist Deadmau5 has a history of purchasing exotic supercars and doing...let's say "exotic things" to them. Notably, this includes his Lamborghini Huracán turned "Purracan," complete with cat graphics. Now, he has a new toy: a McLaren 720S and we're waiting to see what becomes of it...

  • Fuchsia McLaren 720S by MSO
    Someone asked for a fuchsia McLaren 720S, so the brand made it

    Pebble Beach hosts hundreds of outrageous automobiles, but we doubt there will be any other car finished in a hue quite like this fuchsia McLaren 720S. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) undertook the project to build this bespoke 720S commissioned by enthusiast Michael Fux. Fux is an entrepreneur...

  • 2018 McLaren 720S
    McLaren has massively underrated the power of the 720S

    It happens fairly often: an automaker produces a high-performance car, and shouts its power figures to the world. It's all a bit of a game, though, because there's a chance the maker is really underrating that figure. The only thing they need you to know that it's more powerful than the...

  • 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 and racing vehicles. One of the most recent kits in the series features a scaled-down McLaren 720S that comes complete with a...

  • First McLaren 720S rolls off the production line
    First customer McLaren 720S roars off the assembly line

    Dear people with deep pockets, your new British super machine is ready for you. McLaren have entered a new realm with the introduction of the 720S, which is now in production at the automaker's plant in Woking. This marks the start of the second generation for the automaker's Super Series of cars...

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