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McLaren goes bespoke-crazy with Geneva carbon customs

McLaren goes bespoke-crazy with Geneva carbon customs

If every car show has its unofficial theme, then Geneva's is ridiculously bespoke luxury, and McLaren is bringing a pair of its own examples of automotive excess. In fact, it's the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) team that has taken the lead in Switzerland this year, first crafting a fully carbon fiber-bodied McLaren P1 to turn the already-at-11 hypercar up to 12.

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2016 McLaren 650S Spider Review

2016 McLaren 650S Spider Review

I thought I knew what visceral meant. I also thought I'd never get used to the attention you draw, pulling up in a supercar. The McLaren 650S Spider educated me on both, first by smearing my body into a paste as it slammed me back against the seat with its fist of acceleration, and second with a jolt of unexpected patriotism.

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McLaren P1 production has reached its end

McLaren P1 production has reached its end

McLaren has announced the completion of its 375th (and last ever) example of the McLaren P1, and with it comes the end of production for that model. The Ultimate Series production will still plod on for a while longer, though, with some limited edition McLaren P1 GTRs’ still in the pipeline. This track-only version of the P1 features 986 horsepower and is scheduled to wrap up sometime early next year.

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McLaren 675LT Spider drops roof for ultra-extreme supercar

McLaren 675LT Spider drops roof for ultra-extreme supercar

If you were tempted by the ridiculously-capable McLaren 675LT Coupe but insist on the wind in your hair, fear not, the British automaker has you (un)covered. The new 675LT Spider comes in response to what McLaren says is "significant customer demand" for a drop-top, shedding its three-piece hardtop at speeds of up to 19 mph.

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Supercar Brawl takes LaFerrari, P1, and 918 Spyder to the track

Supercar Brawl takes LaFerrari, P1, and 918 Spyder to the track

When it comes to the three hottest cars in the exotic car world right now the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari, and Porsche 918 Spyder are among the most exciting. If you are among the hordes of enthusiasts that have been wondering which of these cars is the best they are finally all on track at the same time under the same conditions for a supercar beat down.

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McLaren MP4-X F1 concept is brain-controlled

McLaren MP4-X F1 concept is brain-controlled

A big push is underway in all racing series where the drivers sit inside open cockpits to put a canopy over the driver to prevent debris from hitting them in the head. As such, some new concepts are turning up that have some of the traditional F1 designs with closed cockpits such as this concept from McLaren.

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McLaren won’t make a Porsche Cayman competitor

McLaren won’t make a Porsche Cayman competitor

Bad news for McLaren fans who have been hoping the sports car maker would extend its line to cover a lower price point. McLaren is targeting the Porsche 911 models with the 540C, but it won’t make anything cheaper it seems. Rumors had suggested that McLaren might make a Porsche Cayman competitor, but those rumors have now bene quashed.

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McLaren 650S Spider Al Sahara 79 is a bespoke car only for the Middle East

McLaren 650S Spider Al Sahara 79 is a bespoke car only for the Middle East

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is the arm of the supercar company that builds customized versions of McLaren cars for the wealthy who want something you can't get off the rack. The latest creation by McLaren MSO is a car called the 650S Spider al Sahara 79. The car debuted at the Dubai International Motor Show and is only available in the Middle East.

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McLaren 650S Can-Am limited edition honors 50th anniversary

McLaren 650S Can-Am limited edition honors 50th anniversary

McLaren is celebrating its 50-year US racing milestone with a new limited edition 650S Can-Am. This is being launched on the anniversary of the inaugural Can-Am racing season, says McLaren, and it’ll be limited to only 50 “examples” across the world. The edition will be based on the 650S Spider, and none of them will come cheap: the price tag sits at $334,500 USD.

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BMW and McLaren in talks for supercar tie up rocking 750hp

BMW and McLaren in talks for supercar tie up rocking 750hp

BMW and McLaren have a history of working together to make some incredible supercars. The legendary McLaren F1 was powered by a 6.1L BMW M 12 cylinder engine. Rumors are swirling that BMW and McLaren are in talks about teaming up on another supercar. Sources claim that the new supercar is set to debut at the Frankfurt motor show in two years.

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McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren has an arm for buyers who are not only fortunate enough to be able to buy a McLaren, but also for those that have the scratch to buy a completely custom McLaren and have it made to their specific tastes. That McLaren arm is called McLaren Special Operations or MSO. MSO will be showing off a couple customized McLaren 570S Coupes at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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The ultra-rare Top Gear McLaren F1 GTR is being sold

The ultra-rare Top Gear McLaren F1 GTR is being sold

While we to hear if the hit car show Top Gear will be reborn on Netflix with a new name and former hosts Jeremy Clarkson & co., here's a bit of news about one of the amazing vehicles they once got involved in. It's a rare 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail, and it's one of the few cars in existence to feature the Top Gear name and logo on its side. Now it's being sold. Except, the show didn't own this beauty, rather they were a sponsor back in '97 when there was a Top Gear Magazine.

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