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  • Collection of five Mercedes-Benz SLR McLarens

    The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren has been somewhat of a forgotten supercar from the last decade. It boasted major performance credentials, but we don't hear about them too often. For American supercar collector Manny Khoshbin, it's his favorite. How much does the entrepreneur like them? He owns five of them. In a video, Khoshbin gives us a quick tour of the cars in his personal garage, which also includes a McLaren P1 and Koenigsegg Agera RS. The five SLR McLarens are two 2009 roadsters, a 2006 coupe, and two 2005 coupes. They range from white, silver, and black, and three of them have a rare...

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    Michael Jordan's 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition is for sale

    Judging by his purchase, legendary basketball player Michael Jordan has excellent taste in cars. However, the basketball star has parted ways with at least one car from his collection: this Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition, and it can now be yours. The extra-special SLR surfaced for sale on...

  • Mercedes McLaren L4P SLR777
    World's Fastest Mercedes Gets Even Faster: Video

    If you're willing to forgive the fact that the Mercedes SLR McLaren at the heart of this story is tuned far beyond any stock Mercedes, the world now has a new Mercedes speed leader. a fact we came to find out from . As we reported late last year, the L4P SLR777 is a project between Platinum...

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    Red Gold Dream Mercedes-McLaren SLR Up For Sale

    If you’re in the market for low-mileage Mercedes-McLaren SLR, we’ve got some good news for you: Swiss designer Ueli Anliker is selling his personal labor of love, a “slightly modified” SLR that’s sure to be unlike any other at your country club. His asking price for...

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    Four Tuning Houses Create World's Fastest Mercedes SLR McLaren

    Given that Mercedes and McLaren went their own separate ways a few years ago, finally winding Mercedes SLR McLaren production down in 2009, we thought for sure we'd see less terrible SLR tunes. Yet they keep coming. This rough-looking, gaping-mouthed SLR took not one, nor two, but four different...

  • Kanye West and a friend in the Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss
    Kanye West Hits Up Cannes Film Festival In Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss

    Celebrities and expensive cars go hand in hand. Throw in an artsy film festival and you’ve got a Mecca for all things luxury, including diamond-studded Maybachs as we’ve already seen, and now one of the rarest cars built in recent times, the highly impractical Mercedes-McLaren SLR...

  • 2012 McLaren MP4-12C

    Today may be the international day of love but for McLaren, February 14 marks the end of development of its MP4-12C supercar and the start of the marketing phase. The company based out of Woking, England has released today the full press release for the MP4-12C and a gallery of more than 50 images. We pretty much know everything there is to know about the upcoming 2012 McLaren MP4-12C, like all its technical details, its pricetag, and even the dealer locations where it will be sold, and just yesterday the final piece of the puzzle fell into place, the car’s final performance specs. Full...

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    The Five Greatest Mercedes-Benz Sports Cars of All Time

    Most people think Henry Ford invented the car, but he didn’t. The people credited with inventing the automobile are Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz, both of whom, working separately, came up with an internal combustion engine-powered conveyance in 1886. Flash forward 125 years and the company...

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    Gentlemen, Start Your Wallets: It's Exotic Car Auction Time

    If hot Vegas action featuring curvaceous bodies, vigorous competition, and a chance to ride off a winner appeals to you, a trip to the Mandalay Bay in late September may be in order. No, not for gambling and strippers, although that's certainly to be found there too.Iinstead, go for the third...

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    Beyonce Almost Earns Her Halo For Real-Real

    This, friends, is a cautionary tale, and one that makes it all too clear that the world would be a better place if everyone drove supercars. Lend an ear. Last week, Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z were tooling around London in a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. (Clearly, his love affair with the Jaguar XJ has gone...

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    Naomi Campbell Enjoys Some Pumping Now And Then

    Yes, that's Naomi Campbell, in the photo found at the link below. Yes, she's wearing a knee-length fur vest. No, we don't know anyone who would actually buy a knee-length fur vest, though it might be of interest to wealthy amputees. No, we don't know what it's made from, but it's likely real mink...

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    Motor Trend Tries To Take Four Supercars To 200mph

    Ever since the Ferrari F40 became the first road legal production car to reach 200mph in 1987, the benchmark has been set. Now in order for a car to be considered a supercar, at least in modern terms, it needs to reach that limit. Motor Trend has taken four of these cars to the Mojave Air and Space...

  • Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR

    The last examples of the SLR Stirling Moss are currently being built, bringing the active era of production of the SLR supercar from Mercedes-Benz and McLaren to an end. In 2004, with the swing-wing coupe, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren jointly set out to continue the story of the legendary SLR racing sports cars of the 1950s. Since then, five different variants in the SLR family have been produced: two coupes, two roadster versions and finally the extreme SLR Stirling Moss speedster. In its final iteration, the SLR Stirling Moss, the legendary SLR featured a supercharged V-8 with 650 horsepower...

  • Mercedes MP4-24 on course at the Australian GP
    Mercedes-Benz could be next to drop out of F1

    The value of Mercedes' involvement in F1 is still the topic of debate within parent company Daimler, board member Helmut Lense insists. Earlier this year, Lense was quoted as suggesting that Mercedes should be pulled out of the sport in favor of more worthy projects. Now, in the wake of fellow...

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    Return to form for former heroes at Hungarian GP

    The race for the 2009 world championship took a sharp turn in Hungary on Sunday, as the sport’s former top drivers showed a return to form. Title contenders Jenson Button and Sebastian Vettel both struggled: the Brawn driver just seventh at the chequered flag with tire wear problems, and Red...

  • 2011 McLaren P11 spy shot
    McLaren Automotive seeking hybrid powertrain engineer

    More stringent fuel economy and emissions regulations rolling in across major markets around the globe have all automakers, even ultra luxury marques, rethinking their designs and manufacturing processes in an effort to become greener. Ferrari, Porsche and even Lamborghini have all committed...

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    McLaren expanding with Middle Eastern office in preparation for 2011 launch

    McLaren's plans to introduce new models in the next couple of years has been met with much anticipation from fans of the brand, which is unsurprising considering the company engineered and built one of the fastest and most acclaimed production cars of all time - the McLaren F1. With three new...

  • FIA and FOTA are at loggerheads again
    No F1 breakaway series, Mosley to step down

    Max Mosley will step down as FIA president later this year, as formula one's political crisis involving eight rebel teams' threat to set up a breakaway championship ended on Wednesday. Hopes that the Paris meeting of the World Motor Sport Council would be the scene for a resolution were proven...

  • Lewis Hamilton pilots the MP4-24 at the 2009 Australian GP

    One way or another, it appears that the core teams of what has been Formula 1 for the past 50 years will be racing against each other next year. McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh thinks the recognition will follow the teams, while FIA president Max Mosley thinks the team will be forced to return when they fail to setup their own series. The two contradictory viewpoints arise out of the same set of facts: a dispute over the state of the proposed 2010 funding and technical regulations, and the way in which they were proposed and approved. The ongoing struggle at the heart of the matter has even...

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    Formula One Teams Association announces breakaway series for 2010

    As evening fell at Silverstone on Thursday, Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) bosses headed out onto the A43 bound for Renault's nearby Enstone headquarters. After deliberating for hours, the team body has since released a statement that all the teams have confirmed to the FIA and the commercial...

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    ACEA calls for new FIA constitution, Ferrari rejects 2010 F1 entry

    Today the FIA published the 2010 Formula 1 entry list to a cold reception from Ferrari and the Red Bull/Scuderia Toro Rosso teams as all three were included when they'd submitted written notice to be left off the list. As a result, the European Automobile Manufacturer's Association (ACEA) has...

  • Mercedes-McLaren SLR Roadster
    Last batch of SLR Roadsters get ‘McLaren Orange’ paint scheme

    Mercedes Benz first confirmed in July last year that its longstanding partnership with British motorsports company McLaren to build the SLR supercar will soon be coming to an end. In the lead up to the actual date, which is expected to fall in the second half of this year, a special 'McLaren...

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    Lewis Hamilton to pilot Ayrton Senna’s championship-winning McLaren at Goodwood FOS

    In just four weeks at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FOS), current F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton will tackle the event’s famous 1.16 mile hill-climb in the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 turbo race car that led to Ayrton Senna’s championship win in the 1988 F1 season. Hamilton has been a...

  • Ron Dennis and Richard Lapthorne at the McLaren Technology Centre
    McLaren Automotive announces plans to build new production center in UK

    Ever since news of McLaren Automotive's birth broke, fans have been eagerly snatching up any news of the car that will succeed the venerable F1 supercar. Today McLaren revealed its plans to build a new UK production center where it will build the car along with two new high-end sports cars. Ron...

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