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 5:00pm 10/20/08 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…

McLaren Formula One Team Fitting Mock Headlights For Singapore Night…

Look closely at about the 0:17 mark in this video. Those are headlights. On an F1 car. Of course, it's all just a joke — apparently the boys at the McLaren Mercedes F1 team have a sense of humor after all. Granted, we're still waiting to see just how well the lighting system at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix » 9/25/08 3:48pm 9/25/08 3:48pm

Mercedes SLR McLaren Speedster Spotted Testing At the Ring, Mercedes…

It looks like McLaren and Mercedes are completing one last project before making their break-up official (we haven't read it on our Facebook feed yet). The Mercedes McLaren SLR Speedster was recently spotted testing at the Nurburgring, looking fine in its razzle dazzle camouflage, but, the Mercedes SLC is out there… » 7/17/08 12:20pm 7/17/08 12:20pm

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

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 4:00pm 6/23/08 4:00pm

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 8:00am 3/21/08 8:00am

Renntech's Mercedes-McLaren SLR 722 Tweakage

For years, Florida's RENNtech has long been the first stop for well-heeled Mercedes mavens and prospective road-rallyists who wanted an output boost for their SLs. But the company offers hi-po gear across the Merc range, from the lowly (not to us) Sprinter to the highbrow SLR. The SLR too? Right. Upgrades to the pride… » 4/13/07 9:59am 4/13/07 9:59am

Que Pasa, Bubba? Juan Pablo Coming to Nascar

The fate of Mercedes-McLaren's F1 team, in an uproar since Fernando "soul patch" Alonzo announced he was coming on board in 2007, is becoming clearer. MMC's perennial sleeper, Colombia-born Juan Pablo Montoya, now says he will leave F1 for barbeque-stained pastures. Montoya won Indy in 2000, so it's clear he knows how… » 7/09/06 2:12pm 7/09/06 2:12pm