Tag Archives: McLaren News

McLaren-modified ASC Diamondback Viper for sale, again

The one-off 2006 Dodge Viper ASC Diamondback has surfaced for sale again. The last time was almost 10 years ago, and since then the car's odometer registers just 19 extra miles. Yep, that's pretty sad. Californian exotic car dealer American Supercars currrently has the Viper listed for sale, and for those who don't know its story this is one special snake...

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This McLaren Senna scale model costs as much as a good used car

The first McLaren Senna recently landed stateside and is now being enjoyed by one lucky and well-off owner. Now, more of us can enjoy our own for "just" $8,184. There's a catch, of course. This one comes courtesy of Amalgam Collection, and it's a 1:8 scale model. In the world of high-end collectible scale models. Amalgam rises to the top. The company makes...

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McLaren lineup will go all-hybrid by 2025, 18 cars in the pipeline

Electrification has swept across the auto industry, and McLaren is the latest to commit to an electrified future. McLaren Thursday announced an expansion of its previous Track22 business plan, fittingly called Track25. The updated vision calls for all McLaren cars to feature a hybrid system by 2025, up from half of its cars by 2022 in the Track22 plan...

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McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante revealed

Having already built a modern successor to the McLaren F1 LM based on the P1 hypercar, the folks at British motorsport and engineering company Lanzante have turned their sights on another legendary F1: the F1 GT Longtail. Lanzante is the same company that fielded the F1 GTR that won overall at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, and on Thursday it revealed the...

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McLaren drops full details on 2019 600LT

Ahead of the car's debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, McLaren has provided full details on its latest weapon for the road and race course: the 2019 600LT. LT, of course, stands for "Long Tail," and the 600LT is only the third McLaren to wear the revered designation meant to signify the best for the street and track. In McLaren-speak, LT cars get more...

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McLaren considering hardcore version of 600LT built from 570S GT4

McLaren's Super Series tops the lineup with the fantastic and 720S. That car's performance envelope has expanded, which leaves room for the lesser but still potent Sports Series to become more powerful and faster around a track. The British automaker recently unveiled a hardcore version of the 570S dubbed the 600LT, but more anger can be found as McLaren is...

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Bespoke McLaren 570S Spider raises nearly $1M for charity

To celebrate McLaren Automotive's 25th anniversary, the supercar maker decided to give back. The company donated a bespoke 570S Spider to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which was auctioned off at the Argento Ball on Wednesday, at Elton John's home. The special 570S Spider features a Blade Silver exterior color to mark the company's silver...

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2019 McLaren 600LT makes debut

McLaren on Thursday unveiled a new member of its Sports Series. Called the 600LT, the car is a new hardcore variant plugging the gap between the 570S and the 720S from the Super Series. LT, which stands for Longtail in McLaren-speak, is the British automaker's designation for track-focused road cars, and the 600LT is only the third McLaren to wear it. Like...

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McLaren CEO calls for "weight race" instead of power race

If you're a fan of horsepower, then you are living in a golden age. For example, there's a Dodge sedan out there with over 700 horsepower. If you're playing in the hypercar space, then you are also playing near the four-figure power club. McLaren is no stranger here, as its P1 produces 903 total hp. Still, the automaker knows that the horsepower race will...

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2019 McLaren 600LT spy shots

McLaren will unveil a new member of its Sports Series on June 28. Expected to go by the name 600LT, the car will be a new hardcore variant to plug the gap between the current 570S and the 720S from the Super Series. LT, which stands for Longtail in McLaren-speak, is the British automaker's designation for track-focused road cars. Our latest spy shots show a...

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