Tag Archives: McLaren

McLaren builds bespoke 570GTs to match F1 XP GT ‘Longtail’

McLaren may be churning out incredible sports cars today, but when enthusiasts hear the name "McLaren," many of them think of one car: the F1. The iconic supercar that was nearly all Formula One technology remains a marvel to this day, and McLaren has reached back into its the archives to honor the F1 for a limited-run of 570GTs in a very special color...

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McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. As a result, McLaren on Friday finally confirmed what had been rumored for some time—that it would cease its partnership with Honda at the end of the current...

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Report: McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. McLaren is under contract with Honda until 2024 but Motorsport.com has learned from its sources that the two have reached an agreement to end the partnership at...

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The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple generations thanks to its world-record setting top-speed run and cutting-edge technology. Mind you, this car was built long before hybrids were a thing and compact disc sales were hot. What...

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Watch Bruce McLaren’s 1967 M6A hit the track after 50 years

Bruce McLaren never got the chance to see just how amazing his racing team and the motor car company that would arise from it would become. In fact, he never knew his name would be applied to supercars as his company built amazing racing machines at the time of his death during a test session in 1970. McLaren died doing what he loved best, driving one of...

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Screen the "McLaren" documentary on-demand starting August 25

Everyone knows the McLaren name as it pertains to the legendary Formula One constructor and now supercar maker, but the story of founder Bruce McLaren's humble beginnings may not be as well known. After screening in small pockets across the country, the "McLaren" documentary will be available to...

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First US street-legal McLaren F1 sells for whopping $15.6M

When we caught wind of the first U.S. street-legal McLaren F1 for sale, we said there wouldn't be enough time for all of us to collectively scrape our change together. Since the auction has concluded, that statement rings truer than we first imagined. Why? Because this special McLaren F1 has become...

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