January 27, 2015

New McLaren 625C on the way – is this P13 or a re-badged McLaren 12C

Photo McLaren 625C

The McLaren 625C is about to arrive, but is the 625C the much anticipated, lower-priced P13 or is it a refresh for the McLaren 12C? We should find out at Pebble Beach. What is the McLaren 625C? It’s a good question, but a very good source tells us that it’s already built and is likely […]

2015 Aston Martin Vanquish, Vanquish Volante & Rapide S updated with new 8-speed ZF gearbox

Photo 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish

The Aston Martin Vanquish, Vanquish Volante and Rapide S have been updated for 2015 with new ZF 8-speed gearbox, improved performance and economy. It really is astonishing how Aston Martin keep managing to upgrade their cars despite a platform and engine that are more than a decade old. But they do, and the tweaks for […]

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) P1 and 650 S Spider Pebble Beach debut

Photo Mclaren P1 MSO

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) will showcase two of their latest creations with a special McLaren P1 and 650 S Spider at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It may be Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations in the news at the moment, but McLaren’s own Special Operations has been around since 2011, creating extreme examples of […]

LaFerrari commanding £1 MILLION premium – and the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder attracting premiums too

Photo LaFerrari commanding £1 MILLION premium

It seems Ferrari’s hypercar – the LaFerrari – is attracting premiums of £1 million as wealthy buyers desperately try to get hold of one of the 499 LaFerrari’s being built. Being at the top of the new owners list for a very desirable, and scarce, car can yield big benefits, and none more so recently […]

McLaren P1 GTR OFFICIALLY previewed – debuts at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Photo McLaren P1 GTR

The track only take on the McLaren P1 – the McLaren P1 GTR – is previewed in a design sketch ahead of its official debut at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. We learnt last month that McLaren had decided to produce a P1 for the track – a la the Ferrari FXX programme – […]

TWO Koenigsegg One:1 on video at Goodwood

Photo two Koenigsegg One:1s Goodwood

Video of the only two Koenigsegg One:1s in existence in action at Goodwood ahead of their debut at the Festival of Speed this week. As we’ve already reported, the Koenigsegg One:1 is debuting at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, but rather than a single One:1, Koenigsegg have taken the only two One:1s in […]

McLaren MSO 650S going in to production – debuts at Goodwood & costs from £252,500

Photo McLaren MSO 650S Concept

McLaren has revealed that it is building a limited 50 car run of the MSO (McLaren Special Operations) 650S as a coupe and Spider. Debut at Goodwood FoS. In April, we revealed the McLaren MSO 650S Coupe Concept, and such has been the reaction from McLaren buyers that McLaren has decided to put it in […]

Chris Evans’ LaFerrari charity drives at Top Gear track (video)

Photo LaFerrari of Chris Evans at the Top Gear Track

Chris Evans is the owner of the first LaFerrari in the UK, and he’s used it to raise money for charity with £1,000 drives at the Top Gear test track. There are two sorts of car collectors in the world, those who buy rare and classic cars as investments that are kept locked away in […]

Ferrari F12 TRS revealed – but you can’t buy it

Photo Ferrari F12 TRS

The Ferrari F12 TRS has been revealed as a one-off by Ferrari’s Style Centre for a Ferrari client, inspired by the 1957 250 Testa Rossa. When your pockets are deep enough, the special operation divisions of the world’s luxury and supercar makers are your playground. And one Ferrari client has spent a repute £2.5 million to […]

McLaren P1 GTR is McLaren’s P1 for the track

Photo McLaren P1 GTR Sketch

The new P1 for the track is to be the McLaren P1 GTR as McLaren revive a moniker last seen on the icon F1 GTR and will be part of a McLaren GTR Programme. Last week, when McLaren announced it is already in profit after just three years of operation, they also announced a P1 for […]

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