As is often the case when it releases a new model, McLaren already had an enormous benchmark in place when it launched the brand new 650S GT3 at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Its predecessor, the 12C GT3, in just three full seasons of competing globally had taken three GT championships, 51 race victories…
Last year, McLaren's brand new 650S arrived on the automotive scene with arguably more to prove than any supercar in recent memory. As the second 'mainstream' model to roll off Woking's production line, the 650S took everything that was great about its first sports car and made it even better, ironing out the…
Am I in the right place? There's a McLaren outside the support pit garage at Yas Marina, but for a team about to thrash a cutting-edge hypercar around a circuit on road tyres, there's not a lot of frenzied activity going on.
Earlier this month, James Hunt‘s final race-winning car – a 1977 McLaren M26 – was sold at auction in Abu Dhabi for $1.2 million. But before it winged its way to its lucky new owner, we were privileged enough to spend some quality time alone with it at the Dubai Autodrome.
A taste of what's to come. Tune in later today for the full photoshoot of James Hunt's 1977 McLaren M26 Formula 1 car in Dubai.
With McLaren Racing celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the announcement last week that the Wizards of Woking are to release a high performance track variant of the MP4-12C road car couldn’t have been more appropriately timed.
In their latest instalment, the guys at XCARfilms ask an interesting question: has the McLaren MP4-12C pushed the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini off the must own list? Or for those of us with bank managers looking cynically out our monthly statements, out of the fantasy garage?