Ask McLaren's Head Of Product Anything

McLaren has promised to introduce a new car every year while they're around. For a niche automaker, that's impressive. So what's next? They're pretty tight lipped, but perhaps their Head of Product will shed some light for us. » 4/17/14 12:00pm 4/17/14 12:00pm

The McLaren 650S Will Still Cost More Than You Can Ever Afford

Here's a hint as to the base price of the new McLaren 650S: if you sell your house and your children, and you start up an ingenious hedge fund now, you might be able to afford it in a few years. Maybe. » 4/05/14 3:43pm 4/05/14 3:43pm

McLaren Already Wins Malaysia With Throwback 'Esso' Paint Scheme

I don't care about the dong noses, or even the weird sounding V6s, because the paint schemes (i.e. liveries) from this year's race have been fantastic and McLaren's one-off Esso sponsorship is fantastic. » 3/28/14 8:20am 3/28/14 8:20am

The McLaren 650S Sounds Like A Bellowing Eight-Pistoned Monster

Good news, for all of you who were well and truly worried about the McLaren 650S sounding like a proper car and not like a wheezy econobox. (I'm sure plenty of you exist.) It doesn't sound like a wheezy econobox at all. It sounds much, much better than that. Especially if you're sitting inside. » 3/22/14 10:21am 3/22/14 10:21am

A Much Cheaper Hybrid McLaren Is Reportedly In The Works

Want the fearsome, high-tech hybrid power of the McLaren P1 but don't have $1.15 million just lying around? Never fear! McLaren has your back. The company has confirmed it's working on a new flagship to replace the limited-edition P1 that could be much cheaper. » 3/20/14 2:40pm 3/20/14 2:40pm

Apex: The Guys Behind /DRIVE Are Making The Definitive Hypercar Movie

Hypercars are the highest echelon of motoring. What you don't realize is that this is also one of the most competitive arenas not only in cars, but in the entire world. And the team behind /DRIVE wants you to experience the competition in the first 4K big screen documentary: Apex: The Story Of The Hypercar. » 3/19/14 2:00pm 3/19/14 2:00pm

Pick Your Favorite McLaren at Today's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

The 50th anniversary of McLaren was celebrated today at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance with a special display class of significant race cars. Shown below are ten of the rare cars that were displayed at the Golf Club of Amelia Island. This is the second "Pick Your Favorite" post, featuring same-day… » 3/09/14 2:32pm 3/09/14 2:32pm

Formula 1:Day 2 Testing Bahrain Session 2 Live

Good Morning once again fellow race fans. Today starts the second day of the second testing session in Bahrain. The boys from Infiniti RedBull haven't been doing all the great lately, so will today be the day that they finally figure everything out? We will see. As usual I will start things off with the lap times so… » 2/28/14 7:11am 2/28/14 7:11am

The McLaren 650S Goes From 0-124 MPH In 8.4 Seconds

BREAKING NEWS: The McLaren 650S is fast. Like, really fast. Fast enough that it will hit 124 mph faster than your crappy first car probably hit 60 mph. Full performance specs on Macca's new Ferrari-fighter were released this morning and they do not disappoint. » 2/27/14 9:00am 2/27/14 9:00am

McLaren 650S Will Start At $320,000 In Europe, 'Leaked' Sheet Claims

The McLaren 650S uses miraculous science to pack 641 Ferrari-obliterating horsepower. But just how much will that horsepower impact your bank account? According to purportedly leaked option list, about 232,500 Euro. » 2/21/14 10:20am 2/21/14 10:20am

McLaren 650S vs. 12C: What has changed?

So by now most of us have seen the various photos and videos of McLaren's new model, the 650S, and there seems to be some controversy regarding the styling. Some are underwhelmed, some are upset, and others are disappointed they didn't go further. Most of that seems to stem from folks not entirely understanding what… » 2/17/14 1:29pm 2/17/14 1:29pm

The McLaren 650S Is Here To Kick Ferrari's Ass With Science

While gracing their newest car with the front of a P1 and the back of an 12C might feel like a lazy move, the McLaren 650S Coupe and Spider will hit the road with 641 horsepower, giving it a top speed of 207 mph and a 0-60 time under 3 seconds. » 2/17/14 9:00am 2/17/14 9:00am

Here's A Clear Walkaround Video Of The New McLaren 650S

The leaked images of the McLaren 650S started in dribs and drabs, as they tend to do, but now those leaks have turned into a virtual flood, with this walkaround video that gives you the clearest, most comprehensive look yet. And the McLaren 650S looks like the 12C you always wanted. » 2/16/14 2:41pm 2/16/14 2:41pm

Here's The First Photo Of The F12-Fighting McLaren 650S

Meet the McLaren 650S. Since the 3.8-liter V8 is tuned to 616 horsepower in the 12C and 727 in the P1, this new McLaren (known as P15 so far) presumably has around 650 horsepower to play with. That's good.

I'll go with that thought since McLaren won't say more at the moment. If I'm right, that figure puts it below the… » 2/12/14 8:29am 2/12/14 8:29am