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McLaren Speedtail buyers can customize the badges on their car

McLaren is putting the finishing touches on its fastest car ever. Dubbed the Speedtail, it's the latest in the automaker's Ultimate Series and is set to make a public debut Oct. 26th. Ahead of the reveal, McLaren is asking Speedtail buyers for final input into the design of their own cars. One way they can do so is with a unique custom badge, such as the...

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986-horsepower McLaren P1 LM takes on Pikes Peak

The McLaren P1 LM is currently the fastest street-legal car around the Nürburgring, with retired racer and current McLaren test driver Kenny Bräck taking the car around the German track in just 6:43.22 during final testing in March 2017. The record for production cars is the 6:44.97 that was set by a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ earlier this year...

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ATS reveals first of 12 Launch Edition GT supercars

If you start with the right platform, you can turn something good into something great. It appears that Italy's Automobili Turismo e Sport (ATS) is playing at that game, as the company has developed its own supercar based on the bones of a McLaren 650S. Shown one year ago as a prototype, ATS has now unveiled the first of what is to be 12 Launch Edition...

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McLaren Speedtail teased ahead of October 26 debut

McLaren on Friday gave us the most revealing look yet at its upcoming successor to the legendary F1 in the form of a teaser shot posted on social media. The new car is called the Speedtail, and it is confirmed for a reveal on October 26. The car, which has being doing the rounds under the code name BP23, will be McLaren's fastest, most powerful road car to...

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2019 McLaren 720S more bonkers thanks to new Track Package

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. With the Track...

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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 like. It's no surprise the 720S Spider looks like a 720S...

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2019 McLaren 600LT first drive review: Senna alternative

Braking at the same point in turn 1 of Budapest's Hungaroring circuit as when driving the 570S, the 600LT stops well short and then has to be driven to the turn on the throttle. It's not exactly the fastest way around, but I'm keeping my instructor happy with a conservative early-braking approach that still lets the 600LT demonstrate its vast...

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Leaked: 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider may be coming

The California Air Resources Board dropped a bit of inside information that supercar fans will find appealing Monday. Included in the list of certified vehicles to go on sale in the Golden State is this gem: the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider. CARB certification for the 600LT Spider is a step toward sale, although it's not necessarily a confirmation. We assumed...

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For those without the means to own: McLaren 600LT configurator now live

The vast majority of the population won't have the means to actually purchase McLaren's 600LT, but the company has been so kind to launch an online configurator. The configurator allows anyone to design a version of the track-focused sports car to his or her dreams. But even the public gets a watered down version. McLaren said soon-to-be owners have access...

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2019 McLaren 600LT first drive review: Senna alternative

Braking at the same point in turn one of Budapest's Hungaroring circuit as when driving the 570S, the 600LT stops well short and then has to be driven to the turn on the throttle. It's not exactly the fastest way around, but I'm keeping my instructor happy with a conservative early-braking approach that still lets the 600LT demonstrate its vast...

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