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This McLaren 720S Spider Is Here to Remind You How Rad Gradient Paint Is

McLaren does some debatable things, like the Speedtail’s mismatched wheels or the entire look that the Senna, like Gretchen Wieners and “fetch,” is trying but failing to make happen. But McLaren also does good things, like not giving into peer pressure and reminding us all that gradient paint will never go out of…Read more… Continue […]

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There Will Always Be Room for Supercars

A cold raindrop splattered against the back of my neck and immediately soaked into the collar of my hoodie. I shivered. “Should we put the top up?” my driving partner asked, but I shook my head. “Hell no! We’re here to drive a damn convertible.” Overhead, the chalky Arizona sky darkened more ominously as the […]

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You Can’t Even See the Coolest Part of McLaren’s 720S Spider

The 2020 McLaren 720S Spider is cool in many ways. It has a sci-fi instrument cluster, see-through buttresses and a powered rear window. But by far, the coolest thing about it is its carbon fiber monocoque chassis. And you can’t even see from the outside, which is a shame.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider Is a Ruthless, Roofless Wonder

Mercedes-Benz has AMG, BMW has M and Cadillac has V-Series. Surely McLaren of all companies has transcended this need for even sportier and more exclusive versions of already very sporty and exclusive cars? Evidently not, because its Longtail-treated models exist, the latest of which is the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Honda to Close Its Only British Car Plant in 2021, but Says It Isn’t Because of Brexit

Honda plans to close its only car plant in the UK, the European Union says it’ll fight back in a trade war with the U.S., Carlos Ghosn gets ready for trial, General Motors puts its money where its SUVs are, and McLaren stands by its anti-SUV mindset. All of this and more in The Morning […]

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The McLaren 720S Spider Solves a Super Annoying Problem Before It Even Is One

It was only a matter of time before the McLaren 720S got its roof chopped off. All supercars seem to eventually do that. In photos, the rear visibility on the 720S seems like it would be horrible because its designers included a head fairing-type design, the hump or humps you sometimes see behind the seats […]

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McLaren’s Concept of F1 in 2050 Is Like a Futuristic Video Game You Never Expected Become Reality

The future of driving—should we as a human population even make it a few more decades—looks to be full of electric vehicles and artificial intelligence, meaning motorsport has to evolve or become obsolete. McLaren has a vision of what that electric, AI evolution will look like for Formula One by 2050, and it’ll remind…Read more… […]

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2020 McLaren 600LT Spider: Which One of You Bastards Is Gonna Do 197 MPH With No Roof

Thanks to an incredibly stiff carbon fiber chassis and some ridiculous performance figures, the new McLaren 600LT Spider maintains all of the amazing performance of the fixed roof car, but now with the option to show a little more face when cruising down the avenues.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Owner of McLaren Senna That Caught Fire Says It ‘Burned Itself’

The YouTuber Salomondrin owned a McLaren Senna for all of 11 days, putting 400 miles on it in that time before it caught fire. How that fire started is a mystery for now, though Salomondrin—legal name Alejandro Salomon—says in a new video that the car “burned itself.” Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The McLaren P1 GTR ‘Beco’ Is Even Faster And More Powerful Than The Original P1 GTR

God has not endeavored to bless you with the driving skills of Ayrton Senna. He has, however, deigned it appropriate to bless you with a bounty of unimaginable riches, time for the occasional track day, and a healthy dose of a e s t h e t i c taste. Looks like you’ve got no […]

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The 2019 McLaren 720S Spider Is A True 200 MPH Open Top

Ferrari’s 488 Spider is an absolute gem of a car, with striking good looks, unbelievably good turbocharged V8 motivation, and confidence-inspiring mid-engine dynamics that make it feel a little bit like a stupid fast 981 Boxster (That’s a really good thing, I promise). McLaren is smashing a gauntlet across the 488's…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Could Be McLaren’s Next Designer

If you’re always either bored or completely repulsed by modern auto design and your drawing expertise extends beyond the realm of stick figures, then it might just be your lucky day. McLaren, the creator of the debatable-looking Senna and the also debatable-looking Speedtail, is hiring a new designer.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 McLaren 600LT Is the Flame-Spitting Mad Max Version of the 570S

If you’re into exotic cars, you’re probably living in the best era for them. No longer the scarce things they once were, you can get your mitts on more of them than ever before. AMG makes legit supercars, Aston Martin’s range is ever expanding, Ferrari’s on a roll lately, Lamborghini’s SUV is… a thing, and […]

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There’s a Paint Job That Actually Makes the McLaren Senna Look Good

There are two definitive things that everyone instantly knows the second they look at the McLaren Senna. Number one, it’s an extremely, face-bendingly fast car. Number two, it’s a bit unpleasant to look at. But this one, chassis number 001, is doing a hell of a good job fixing that.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The McLaren Speedtail Is the Name of Your Next Three-Seat Hypercar

We’ve been calling it by its project name BP23. We’ve been thinking about it as the three-seat successor to the McLaren F1. But now know it by its official name: McLaren Speedtail, and this is possibly because McLaren has run out of other names to give it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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