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In the night the car appears black whereas under direct sunlight it changes its color dramatically. Complementing the exclusive paint is an array of carbon fiber highlights finished in satin. The list of carbon fiber highlights include the air intakes, front splitter, a unique MSO ear diffuser and MSO side blades. Read More »
Posted on April 3, 2014 by kevin-brightAt the Geneva Motor Show, McLaren presented its latest creation to the world. Christened the McLaren 650S, the car takes the best from its siblings – the McLaren 12C and McLaren P1. Just before the car’s official debut in Geneva, bringing the curiosity to an end, McLaren had revealed 650S’ specifications and performance figures along with the European pricing. Now, just ahead of the 650S’ North American debut which is scheduled to take place at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, following the same pattern as it did earlier, McLaren has announced the US pricing for both the coupe and spider models.
Coming to the pricing of the car now, the 650S Coupe starts at $265,500 while the Spider version starts from $280,225 in the US. Canadian customers will have to shed $287,000 for the Coupe model while the open-top version can be bought for $305,500. The 650S Coupe Read More »
Posted on February 28, 2014 by kevin-brightWhile we were expecting McLaren to announce the pricing and performance figures of the McLaren 650S at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the manufacturer has revealed the figures well ahead of the official debut. So without wasting any time, let us get started. The latest super car offering from McLaren can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 3.0 seconds and can reach 124 mph in an astonishing 8.4 seconds. With that much sprint power the car can cover 400 meters in just 10.5 seconds, while attaining a top speed of 207 mph or 333 km/h.
Compared to the iconic McLaren F1, the 650S is a full second quicker in the 0 to 200 km/h sprint, and 0.6 seconds over the quarter mile stretch. In comparison to the McLaren 12C, the car is more than half a second faster on the 0 to 200 km/h sprint. Despite the race car Read More »
Posted on February 18, 2014 by caexinap2013The 2014 Geneva Motor Show is going to be extremely important for McLaren as it plans to unveil the all new McLaren 650S at the show. This latest supercar is supremely capable and and joins the exotic McLaren range which comprises of the 12C and the P1. Evidently the car is not new from scratch but learns from both the 12C and P1 supercars. Even when it comes to styling it closely resembles the P1 from the front while the side and rear seems influenced by the 12C. The McLaren 650S will be available in both coupe and Spider versions.
The Spider model features a retractable folding hard top. The front bumper of the the car is radical looking and sits below the new headlamps that feature LEDs. There is a more integrated front splitter designed to offer even more downforce, hence improving the steering feel and agility levels compared Read More »
Posted on March 7, 2013 by carexpo2012McLaren at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show, has premiered the McLaren P1™, a hybrid supercar with incredible performance, produced by an engine system which is comprised of petrol engine and advanced electric motor technology. It is a limited-edition model, with only 375 units, available for standard road and track driving. In the engine configuration, the McLaren P1 is equipped with mid-mounted 3.8 Litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and a technically sound electric motor, compositely delivers an super output of 903 horsepower[916 PS] and top torque of 900 Newton Meter for quick throttle response. Mclaren P1 engine system consist of a new engine variant of M838T unit, a twin-turbo V8 3.8 Litre petrol engine and is highly revised for best cooling and durability when tested under higher loads and generates an output of 727 horsepower[737 PS] and top torque of 720 Nm at 4000 rpm.
The engine system has distinctively molded to embody the lightweight electric motor, manufactured by Read More »
Posted on February 26, 2013 by carexpo2012The McLaren P1™ with astounding performance, officially revealed ahead of its world debut at the 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva International Motor Show starting from March, 5th 2013. The McLaren P1 has twin-power engine with Instant Power Assist System and Drag Reduction System, which promises to deliver quick boost of power and straight-line speed, that makes its 23% quicker than the world famous McLaren F1 road car. While in the fully electric mode[E-mode], it delivers a driving range of more than 10 kilometers with zero-emission efficiency.
The limited-edition model of McLaren P1 will be exclusively available with only 375 units which will available for standard road and track driving with a starting on-road price of £866,000. Equipped with highly powerful and efficient engine which makes a perfect blend to deliver high throttle response, comfortable driving dynamics and maximum speed. In the engine configuration, the McLaren P1 is equipped with mid-mounted 3.8 Litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and a technically Read More »
Posted on February 6, 2013 by carexpo2012The British Automaker of high-performance vehicles – the McLaren Automotive – has today officially confirmed that the ‘Race’ ready model of the McLaren P1, is set to make a global debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, where everyone get a chance to see the beauty of the race car specially in the unseen interiors with race-based dash readout with the performance and the powertrain level and on choosing the race mode , it shows a set lights across the top consists of green followed by red which is followed blue, actually indicating the gear shift level and on the race mode the adjustable ‘active’ rear wing get extended, to position itself, to maintain the maximum Aerodynamic level.
Much more information will be unveiled at the 83rd International Motor show of Geneva at 11.15 CET[10.15 GMT] on March, 5th 2013. Read More »
Posted on January 9, 2013 by carexpo2012The new McLaren 12C Spider version which is the 2nd model of McLaren 12C-series and a high performance convertible Sports Car with good fuel efficiency, which is all set to have Austrian and Central & Eastern Europe[CEE] debut at the 7th edition of the Vienna Auto Show, which is just started from 9th to 13th January 2013. If look at the Engine configuration, it is very similar like sports-car McLaren 12C with a 3.8 Litre V8 biturbo Engine, capable of easily generating a power of 625 PS[i.e.
616.5 hp or 459.7 kilo-Watts]. With the 7-speed SSG dual-clutch transmission, the 12C Spider can sprint from 0 to 100 km/hour in us 3.1 seconds with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres and accelerate to top speed of 329 km/hour[i.e. 204.43 miles/hour]. The 12C spider has a combined(city+highway) fuel efficiency of 9.09 km/liter and have CO2 emission of 279 grams/kilometer. The new 12C Spider too is a Read More »
Posted on February 18, 2012 by carexpoHistory McLaren automotive is the second oldest Formula 1 racing team in existence behind Ferrari. With that being said it would make sense that the company knows a thing or two about building powerful machines and winning races. The team operates under the name Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and has 169 individual race wins under its belt. The company has been known as an innovator since its inception and carbon-fiber products have been their claim to fame. This year the F1 team will be competing in the company’s 200th carbon fiber monocoque chassis.
Other road-going vehicles have been designed with a heavy use of carbon-fiber composite material. In 1993 the F1 debuted as the first car to utilize a carbon chassis. The legendary F1 also competed in F1 races, winning its first ever 24 hours of Le Mans race. McLaren has had a long running partnership with Mercedes that led to Read More »