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MSO Bespoke McLaren 720S rocks 24-carat gold engine heatshield

MSO Bespoke McLaren 720S rocks 24-carat gold engine heatshield

A very unique, one-of-a-kind McLaren 720S has been built for a wealthy middle easterner. The car was commissioned and built to order by MSO and was unveiled at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. The car has MSO-designed satin black paintwork and gold wheels and interior components.

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McLaren Special Operations creates cool custom Matched MSO R Coupe and Spider

McLaren Special Operations creates cool custom Matched MSO R Coupe and Spider

McLaren Special Operations or MSO is the arm of the sportscar maker that makes special rides for the well-heeled buyers out there. When last we spoke of MSO it had resurrected the XP Green paint color for a limited run of six 570GTs. This time out one wealthy and lucky buyer has had MSO create a matched pair of MSO R models with one being a Coupe and the other a Spider.

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MotorTrend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 2017 is an epic race

MotorTrend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 2017 is an epic race

Since I was 12 and got my first subscription to MotorTrend magazine, I have long thought that the guys who get to work there have the greatest jobs ever. They get to drive all sorts of cool vehicles and drive them fast. They als get to do the World's' Greatest Drag Race, something they have done alongside their Best Driver's Car each year since 2011.

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McLaren Ultimate Vision GT is a 1134hp hybrid virtual beast

McLaren Ultimate Vision GT is a 1134hp hybrid virtual beast

Car fans and gamers have been thrilled at the fact that real world automotive manufacturers have flocked to Gran Turismo with their cars letting us drive them in the game. They also make exclusive virtual racers that we can flog around virtual race tracks with the Vision GT cars. The latest of these virtual racers comes from McLaren and it's a doozie.

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McLaren resurrects XP Green paint color for six special MSO 570GTs

McLaren resurrects XP Green paint color for six special MSO 570GTs

McLaren is making some very special sports cars today and one of those special rides is the 570GT. McLaren has announced that it has revived a very special paint color that originally showed up on the incredibly rare McLaren F1 XP GT Longtail. The paint color is called XP Green and it will be used to coat the sexy body of only six McLaren 570GTs.

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2018 McLaren 570S Spider opens roof on 204mph British supercar

2018 McLaren 570S Spider opens roof on 204mph British supercar

McLaren's Sports Series is gaining a third bodystyle, with the 2018 McLaren 570S Spider chopping off the roof so you can really hear the twin-turbos sing. Based on the original 570S Coupe, the Spider packs a retractable hardtop that splits into two, folding into the bodywork in just 15 seconds. Drivers will be able to operate it at up to 25 mph.

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Watch a McLaren P1 LM crush the Nürburgring record

Watch a McLaren P1 LM crush the Nürburgring record

Prepare for some supercar tears, as a road-legal McLaren P1 LM has smashed the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record. Stealing the production car lap record crown from Lamborghini - something the Italians are unlikely to be pleased about - the exceedingly limited-edition coupe shaved not just tenths of a second but full seconds from the previous lap time of 6:52.01. Indeed, it was even faster than the vehicle which had been sitting at the top of the 'Ring times, the 1,340 HP electric NextEV Nio EP9.

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2017 McLaren 570GT Review: Because “practical” needn’t be dull

2017 McLaren 570GT Review: Because “practical” needn’t be dull

In the fast, exclusive, and expensive world of supercars, "practical" is a dirty word. Cachet for such cars, after all, comes from their speed, or their rarity, or how efficiently their jaw-dropping design endears you to those of your gender of preference. Yet the 2017 McLaren 570GT carries its convenience like a mark of honor, and it turns out with good reason.

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McLaren will 3D print spare parts for F1 race car

McLaren will 3D print spare parts for F1 race car

We already know 3D printing is poised to revolutionized the manufacturing industry, and the technology has already been used to produce mechanical parts for everything from watches to bikes to motorcycles. But McLaren's Formula 1 racing team has come up with the idea to use it to make spare parts where they're most needed: trackside in the pit.

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McLaren already has a custom MSO 720S: Meet “Velocity”

McLaren already has a custom MSO 720S: Meet “Velocity”

McLaren may only have revealed the new 720S supercar this week, but the British automaker's Special Operations team has already cooked up and even hotter version. The MSO 720S Velocity takes one of the stars of the Geneva Motor Show this year and gives it a bespoke makeover. The idea isn't so much to say that you should be driving this exact red rocket, but to suggest what you could do if you had an even bigger budget for your next supercar.

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The McLaren 720S supercar is a 212mph engineering dream

The McLaren 720S supercar is a 212mph engineering dream

When McLaren wants to take on Ferrari and the other supercar makers it doesn't hold back, and the new McLaren 720S is fine example of that. Revealed today at the Geneva Motor Show 2017, the new 720S is the first model of the second-generation Super Series, McLaren's top-tier range of cars. Initially offered as a coupe, the 720S is all about light weighting and aerodynamic efficiency.

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McLaren teams with BMW for stronger, greener supercar engines

McLaren teams with BMW for stronger, greener supercar engines

McLaren is cooking up a new engine tech that promises more powerful supercars but with greener emissions, turning to new partners including BMW for development aid. The British company announced the strategic project today, with the top feature of the new technology being higher output per engine capacity than is currently possible. McLaren's current engine of choice, the M838T, currently delivers as much as 727 horsepower.

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