All-Chrome Mercedes McLaren SLR Sets New High Water Mark On Conspicuous Consumption

Obnoxiously over the top is an understated way to describe this Mercedes McLaren SLR »10/21/08 9:01am10/21/08 9:01am dressed head to toe in chrome (including chrome-tinted glass) as it causes a scene outside the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. Although this driver has a so high we'd assume it belonged to a pauper, we know it takes some serious…

Mercedes McLaren SLR-Based Hamann Volcano Unveiled In Video

We recently showed you first shots of Hamann's new hyperstyled Benz supercar, the Hamann Volcano »10/20/08 5:00pm10/20/08 5:00pm, which basically consists of a heavily modified Mercedes McLaren SLR. All we know about at this point is the garishly modified body and we'll have to wait for the official announcement to find out if this beastie's bite…

142nd Richest Man In World Doesn't Do Coffee Tables, Parks Mercedes SLR in Living Room

If you're Eike Batista, the Brazilian steel, gold and oil tycoon gunning for Bill Gates' spot on the world's richest list, do you just drop some kind of fancy art or an Aston Martin love seat in your living room? Hell no. You park a Mercedes McLaren SLR in the living room as a display of obnoxious wealth. We're… »6/23/08 4:00pm6/23/08 4:00pm

The End Of The Douchiness Is At Hand, Now Vote For The Best "SLR Guy" Entry!

Well, this crazy mixed up SLR Guy photo chopping game has been a laugh riot, but all good things must come to an end. After a marathon gallery and a follow up with all the late entries, we've finally cut off submissions and it's time for you to make the final choice. Today we pitch our fifteen favorites and we'll let… »6/18/08 6:00pm6/18/08 6:00pm

Douche Wrecks Mercedes McLaren SLR, Thus Is Born "SLR Guy"

Let's say you're out in the Italian countryside with your bestest, wealthy car collector buddy and he lets you behind the wheel of a $600,000 Mercedes McLaren SLR. Of course, being a douche, you'll find it necessary to take a shot of yourself in front of said SLR posing in your most douche-like stance after you've… »6/12/08 5:10pm6/12/08 5:10pm

The 700 HP Mansory Renovatio Can Save The SLR From Certain Celebrity Death

The McLaren SLR always leaves us scratching our heads. The thundering V8 is brilliantly finessed by McLaren so as to attract only the highest-end of horsepower-happy hoon. However, it's just too pretty. The engine's wrapped up in a package that screams for the depths of the celebrity elite — the oil barons, soccer… »4/08/08 10:20am4/08/08 10:20am

How Many Guys Does It Take To Park A Mercedes McLaren SLR 722 GTR?

What do you do with an SLR 722 GTR? Yes, its a race car; but there's no real competitive series for it to race in. And you can't drive the GTR on the public street. So the only thing it's really good for is showing off, which apparently it isn't very good at either. Check out the video and you'll see just how many… »3/21/08 8:00am3/21/08 8:00am