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September 26, 2014

McLaren 625C is McLaren's First Model for Asia

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McLaren has just revealed the 625C Coupe and Spider, which have been created specifically for the Asian market. The Asian market has seen the biggest area of growth for McLaren over the past two years and sales are set to grow from 20 percent in 2013 to more than a third in 2014.

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June 25, 2014

McLaren MSO 650S Enters Production, Spider Version Debuts at Goodwood

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After unveiling the MSO 650S Coupe concept in China in April, McLaren has announced plans to produce 50 units that will be available in either the coupe or spider body style. This weekend the production version of the MSO 650S is going to debut in production form at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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June 19, 2014

McLaren Teases a 'Track-Focused' Model Ahead of its Debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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McLaren has released a teaser photo of a new "track-focused" car that it is going to debut next week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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April 28, 2014

McLaren MSO 650S Coupe Concept Debuts in China

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McLaren's Special Operations division has created a unique version of the 650S Coupe, which is meant to showcase many of the upgrades that are available for the 650S Coupe and 650S Spider.

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April 4, 2014

McLaren 12C Says Goodbye as McLaren Focuses its Energy on the 650S

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McLaren 12C fans have just received a bit of bad news as McLaren has decided to kill the 12C as it focuses on the new 650S Coupe and Spider. It's not all that surprising since the 650S is essentially a facelifted version of the 12C.

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April 2, 2014

2015 McLaren 650S Starts at $265,500

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McLaren has released the pricing for the 2015 McLaren 650S Coupe and Spider, which are now on sale. The 2015 McLaren 650S Coupe starts at $265,500, while the 650S Spider starts at $280,225.

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April 1, 2014

McLaren May be Planning a More Track-Focused 650S

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McLaren unveiled the new 650S coupe and spider at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but it's now being reported that a more track-focused version of the supercar could be in the works.

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March 4, 2014

McLaren 650S Spider Debuts in Geneva

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McLaren has just unveiled the convertible version of the new 650S, the 650S Spider. Just like the 650S Coupe, the 650S Spider is powered by a 641-hp twin-turbocharged 3.8L V8 with 500 lb-ft. of torque. McLaren also says that the 650S Spider will offer nearly identical performance to the coupe, with the addition of a two-piece retractable hard top.

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February 27, 2014

McLaren 650S Coupe Reaches 62 MPH in 3 Secs, 124 MPH in 8.4 Secs

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McLaren has released the performance specs for the 650S Coupe, which is going to debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. Thanks to its 641 horsepower 3.8L V8, the 650S is able to reach 0-62 mph in a quick 3 seconds flat and 124 mph in 8.4 seconds with a top speed of 207 mph.

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February 17, 2014

McLaren Unveils the McLaren 650S Ahead of its Geneva Debut

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McLaren has released the first photos of the McLaren 650S Coupe ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in a few weeks. According to McLaren the 650S was inspired by the sold-out McLaren P1, but its its aerodynamic performance is on par with the 12C.

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February 12, 2014

2015 McLaren 650S Set for Geneva Debut, Slots in Between the 12C and P1

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McLaren has announced that the 650S supercar is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The McLaren 650S will be positioned between the 12C and P1 models and according to McLaren, the 650S was "designed and developed to offer the enthusiast driver the ultimate in luxury, engagement and excitement, as well as dramatic yet beautiful styling."

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December 11, 2013

McLaren Announces New "Entry Level" P13 Supercar

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McLaren has revealed that it is working on a new entry-level supercar that is known internally as the P13. The P13 will take styling cues from the McLaren P1, but in a more compact package that will allow it to compete with the top versions of the 911 and the upcoming replacement for the Mercedes SLS AMG.

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May 23, 2013

Limited-Edition McLaren 50 12C and 12C Spider Celebrate 50 Years of McLaren

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To celebrate its 50th anniversary McLaren has announced the limited-edition McLaren 50 12C and 12C Spider. The McLaren 50 12C and McLaren 50 12C Spider feature a number of bespoke styling and specification enhancements to mark the milestone event, which will be celebrated in September.

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February 26, 2013

McLaren P1 Supercar Reaches 0-62 in Less Than Three Seconds and Costs $1.31 Million

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McLaren has released the performance specs for the McLaren P1 hybrid supercar that is going to debut next week in Geneva. The P1's hybrid powertrain generates a total 903 horsepower, which is enough to help the supercar reach 0-62 in less than three seconds, 0-124 mph in under seven seconds and an electronically-limited top speed of 217 mph.

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February 20, 2013

McLaren Unveils the P1's 903-HP Hybrid Powertrain

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McLaren continues to slowly release the details for the upcoming P1 supercar that is going to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Today McLaren has announced the official powertrain specs for the P1. The P1 will be powered by a mid-mounted 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine and electric motor that together have a combined output of 903 horsepower.

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February 13, 2013

New Photos of the McLaren P1 Design Study From its Debut in Bahrain

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McLaren has released a new set of photos of the McLaren P1 design study following its Middle East debut in Bahrain in January. These new photos have been released ahead of its arrival in the United Arab Emirates this week. The new photos of the design study were taken at the Bahrain International Circuit. Bahrain is the Middle East base for McLaren, and is also home of its majority shareholder, Mumtalakat.

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February 12, 2013

McLaren Shows Off the P1 Supercar's Cockpit

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Mclaren has released a set of interior photos of the upcoming McLaren P1 supercar, which features a very minimalistic design that is fully focused on the driver, and is clear from clutter and distraction. McLaren has designed the interior to feel like the cockpit of a fighter jet, complete with glass canopy overhead.

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January 24, 2013

McLaren Gives Us Another Glimpse of the Upcoming P1 Supercar

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McLaren is continuing work on the P1 supercar that was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show with the goal "to produce the best driver's car in the world on road and track."

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November 17, 2012

McLaren Announces Production Plans for the 12 GT Can-Am Edition

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Earlier this summer McLaren unveiled the 12C Can-Am Edition concept at the Pebble Beach Concours and now McLaren has confirmed plans for a limited production run of the track-focused 12C GT Can-Am Edition.

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September 18, 2012

McLaren P1 Unveiled Ahead of its Debut in Paris

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McLaren has just dropped the first official photos of its latest supercar, the McLaren P1, which is going to debut later this month at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. McLaren Automotive Managing Director Antony Sherriff, described the goal of the new P1, "To make the most exciting, most capable, most technologically advanced and most dynamically accomplished supercar ever made - not necessarily to be the fastest in absolute top speed but to be the quickest and most rewarding series production road car on a circuit."

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September 5, 2012

McLaren Teases A New Supercar

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McLaren has a released a teaser for a new supercar that it is bringing to the 2012 Paris Motor Show, later this month.

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August 17, 2012

McLaren X-1 Concept One-Off Supercar Debuts in Pebble Beach

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McLaren's Special Operations (MSO) division has unveiled the X-1 concept one-off supercar at The Quail, an exclusive event that is a highlight of the Pebble Beach event this weekend in Monterey, California.

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August 15, 2012

McLaren 12C Can-Am Racing Concept Debuts at the Pebble Beach Concours

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McLaren GT, the new race car division of the McLaren Group, is going to unveil the track-focused 12C Can-Am Edition concept at the Pebble Beach Concours. The concept is a one-off design study that is painted in McLaren Orange and satin black.

The 12C Can-Am Edition concept borrows its carbon fiber chassis from the McLaren 12C road car. It's finished in a striking shade of McLaren Orange, in tribute to cars of Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme which were extremely successful throughout the 1960s and 1970s. The bold hue is in dramatic contrast to the roof, door and bumper sections, finished in satin black, while carbon fibre also features on the side radiator vanes, wing mirrors and engine cover. The McLaren badges on the front and rear are also finished in carbon fiber.

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July 3, 2012

2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider Unveiled

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McLaren has just unveiled its second model, the 2013 McLaren MP4-12C Spider, which like the coupe version is powered by a turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 with 616 horsepower and 442 lb-ft. of torque. It also gets a unique a folding roof system that may be operated while on the move, and a carbon 'MonoCell' chassis identical to that of the 12C coupe.

"I am really excited to announce that the new 12C Spider is now available to order at new McLaren retailers worldwide. The launch of our second model is an exciting milestone in the growth of our company.

"While the 12C is the technological essence of a race car, the 12C Spider incorporates an additional dimension. 12C Spider owners will love the opportunity to lower the roof and hear the unhindered howl of a V8 twin turbo engine at full throttle. It undoubtedly enhances an already euphoric 12C driving experience," stated Antony Sheriff, McLaren Automotive Managing Director.

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May 4, 2011

McLaren Releases a Bunch Videos and Photos of the MP4-12C GT3

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McLaren has released more photos, videos and specs for the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 race car. McLaren Automotive, McLaren Racing, McLaren Electronic Systems and McLaren Applied Technologies join forces with CRS Racing in development and support of new MP4-12C GT3.

20 MP4-12C GT3 race cars will be homologated for GT3 racing in 2012 and the new race car will make a special appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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February 2, 2011

McLaren MP4-12C Enters Production

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The production of the McLaren MP4-12C has kicked off at the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) in Woking, England. McLaren plans on producing 1,000 MP4-12Cs in 2011, with most of the units coming from its bespoke new £40 million McLaren Production Centre, which is expected to be finished in May.

The McLaren MP4-12C is powered by a 592-hp 3.8L V8 twin-turbocharged engine.

Pricing starts at $229,000 in the U.S.

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