Tag Archives: Mclaren

Watch the Porsche 911 GT3 Pinch the More Powerful and More Expensive McLaren 570S

The Porsche 911 GT3 is over $60,000 cheaper than the McLaren 570S Track Pack and down almost 70 horsepower, so why did the Porsche just manage to beat the McLaren in EVO’s latest track test?

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Why the McLaren Speedtail Production-Spec Prototype Is Named ‘Albert’

The development of a new car is an extensive, years-long process that involves scores of mules, prototypes, crash test cars and more. And the three-seat, 1,035-horsepower McLaren Speedtail is a hell of a lot more complex than most cars. That’s why it’s on Albert here to make sure the Speedtail will be up to snuff in…

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Legendary Couture House McLaren Offers New Jackets, Just in Time For Fall

For years, House McLaren has been desolate, empty and barren of anything closely resembling couture. It is uncouth and tacky to turn up at your niece’s clarinet recital wearing a McLaren-branded racing polo. Thankfully, that’s about to change.

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Some of the Engineering Challenges Behind the McLaren Speedtail’s Flexible Carbon Fiber Rear Aileron

Upon learning of the McLaren Speedtail’s flexible carbon fiber rear ailerons, I shot off a couple of emails to McLaren to learn more about how and why its engineers pulled this off. Here’s what I learned.

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The 2019 McLaren Speedtail Isn’t Quite Legal in the U.S.

If you, an enterprising American billionaire (or millionaire, I don’t discriminate) were looking forward to parading your brand-new, 2019 McLaren Speedtail up and down Main Street, then I have some bad news for you: The car isn’t street legal in the U.S. Foop.

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The McLaren Speedtail Is Making Me a Kid Again

The 2019 McLaren Speedtail officially dropped this morning after many, many months of hinting and shadowy teaser photos. It is devastatingly beautiful, elegant and striking all at once. And it has reduced your jaded, cynical writer back into a simple, gibbering child.

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Fernando Alonso Rules Out a Full-Time IndyCar Campaign for 2019

Well, there you have it, folks. After months of speculation—with confirmation that he wouldn’t be returning to Formula One and the full force of Alonsomania reaching maddening heights post-Le Mans—Fernando Alonso has made it clear. He will not be joining the IndyCar series for a full-time campaign in 2019.

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McLaren Confirms It’s Building a Real Car Possibly Based on the Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo

Last year, McLaren made the Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo concept, a car that you lie prone in to drive and also one that only existed inside the video game Gran Turismo Sport. Now, McLaren has confirmed it’s building a real car likely inspired by that concept.

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The Cars Shoot Fire

The 2019 McLaren 600LT shoots flames from its top-exit exhaust, which rules. But even better than a single 600LT shooting flames is three 600LTs shooting flames.

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Here’s a McLaren P1 LM Going Up Pikes Peak With No Commentary or Any Other Nonsense Just Sweet Sounds

The McLaren P1 LM, a tuned version of the P1, creates 986 horsepower and is capable of lapping the Nürburgring in 6:43.2. But this is not that. No, this is the McLaren P1 LM’s only trip up Pikes Peak.

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