April 19, 2014

McLaren plan to make windscreen wipers obsolete

Photo McLaren plan to make windscreen wipers obsolete

McLaren are planning to make windscreen wipers obsolete with plans to use a high frequency electronic system to clear windscreens in cars. Much of the ‘clunkiness’ in cars – stuff like wind-up windows and a cranking handle – have been made obsolete in cars as technology arrived to make things work better, but one thing […]

McLaren P13 – first OFFICIAL details and image

Photo McLaren P13

First details and an image of the McLaren P13 – McLaren’s new cheaper supercar designed to take on the Porsche 911 & Audi R8 – have been revealed. It was only last month that we had official confirmation that the McLaren P13 – McLaren’s more affordable mid-engined supercar – would arrive in 2015 to take […]

McLaren 12C Concept showcases McLaren Special Operations (MSO) goodies

Photo McLaren 12C MSO Concept

McLaren has built a 12C Concept to showcase some of the individual options available from McLaren Special Operations (MSO). Unless you’ve ever been and bought a supercar (or a high-end luxury car) new, you may not realise that the regular options list is just the starting point for individual customisation. In fact everyone, from Ferrari […]

McLaren P1 lapping the Nurburgring in UNDER 7 minutes in stunning new video UPDATED

Photo McLaren P1 Nurburgring

McLaren has released video of the McLaren P1 lapping the Nurburgring in under seven minutes. But how much under? Update: McLaren has caught up with this story on the sub-7 minute lap of the Nurburgring by the McLaren P1, but they still haven’t told us exactly what time the P1 did. Still, they have sent […]

CONFIRMED: McLaren P13 will arrive in 2015 to take on Porsche 911 & Audi R8

Photo McLaren P13

The new McLaren P13 – a smaller McLaren Supercar to take on cars like the Porsche 911 and Audi R8 – will arrive in 2015, McLaren confirms. The original plan for McLaren’s new range of supercars was that the 458-bashing 12C would arrive first (which it did) followed by a more affordable mid-engined car – […]

Last McLaren P1 was sold on Sunday, says Ron Dennis

Photo McLaren P1

The last McLaren P1 of the 375 car run of McLaren’s supercar was sold on Sunday, according to McLaren boss Ron Dennis. The LaFerrari may have sold out before it was even revealed, but with a long history of hypercars from Ferrari, that’s no surprise. But the McLaren P1, although a direct descendant of the […]

Has the McLaren P1 lapped the Nurburgring in a record 6 minutes 47 seconds?

Photo McLaren P1 Nurburgring

A new video from the Nurburgring of the McLaren P1 on track claims the P1 set a new lap record of 6:47s yesterday. We knew McLaren were back at the Nurburgring with the P1 in an attempt to make good on Ron Dennis’s promise that the P1 would lap the ‘Ring in under 7 minutes. […]

First McLaren P1 customer cars delivered & specs and performance confirmed

Photo McLaren P1 customer car

The first of the customer McLaren P1 cars have been delivered, and McLaren have confirmed performance figures for the P1 – 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds. With McLaren starting production of the P1 earlier this month,and the P1 has now starting to arrive in the hands of real customers (which, it appears, is more than Ferrari […]

McLaren P1 back at the Nurburgring in attack mode

McLaren P1 Nurburgring Photo

It seems McLaren is back at the Nurburgring with the prototype P1 in an attempt to take the track record from the Porsche 918. It was brave of Ron Dennis to declare – before the McLaren P1 was anywhere close to finished – that the it would be able to lap the Nurburgring in under […]

McLaren P1 driven by Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson (video)

McLaren P1 driven by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson (video)

With the first customer McLaren P1s now rolling out of Woking, Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson has bagged himself a drive in this video. It’s only a few days since McLaren revealed the first customer P1s are now rolling out of McLaren’s clinical production facility in Woking, and it looks like Jeremy Clarkson has bagged one […]

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