Tag: McLaren


McLaren Teases an All-New Grand Tourer Model in Geneva

McLaren is looking to rewrite the rules of the grand tourer according to CEO Mike Flewitt. This comes from a teaser released during McLaren’s press conference at the Geneva Motor… Read More »

McLaren F1 Driver Lando Norris: My Sim-Racing Relates Very Well to My F1 Car

When Lando Norris takes to the grid at Melbourne in March, he’ll be the youngest driver on the grid — and third youngest ever to start a race. The 2017… Read More »

McLaren Won't Succumb to the Luxury Crossover Trend Says Design Boss

If you’ve been holding out for a McLaren-branded high-rider, we’ve got bad news for you. Or rather Mark Roberts, head of design at McLaren Automotive, does. Roberts was in town… Read More »

Wipeout on Wheels: MCLExtreme is McLaren's Vision For Formula One in 2050

Formula One is a sport right at the cutting edge of technology. The systems and materials used on today’s race cars will inevitably reach the road in a few years… Read More »

I Got to Drive a McLaren 570S GT4 Race Car (And It Was Amazing)

With the growth of my channel over the last couple of years, I’ve had this little dream that one day, it would enable me to sample a real race car.… Read More »

Meet McLaren's Latest Longtail: The 600LT Spider

McLaren has taken the covers — and the roof — off its latest entry in the Longtail line of cars. The McLaren 600LT Spider is the fifth car in the… Read More »

McLaren Shows Off Speedtail's Personalization Options With Three Design Collections

If you’re laying out a couple of million dollars for a 250mph “Hyper GT”, odds are you’re not going to want to park next to an identical one. McLaren thinks… Read More »

McLaren Celebrates 50 Years of F1 Victory With the 720S Spa 68 Collection

Bruce McLaren took his maiden win for his own team in June 1968. Driving an M7A, McLaren became only the third ever driver to win an F1 race in their… Read More »

McLaren Drops the Top on New 720S Spider

McLaren’s wrapped up 2018 with another new model. Joining the 600LT ant Speedtail, this is the 720S Spider, the al fresco version of the firm’s Super Series car. The droptop made its debut… Read More »

HTC Teams up With McLaren for Limited Edition Vive Pro VR Headset

Gaming 1 Nov 27, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Automotive branded electronics are nothing new. From the Ferrari Thrustmaster headset to the Porsche Xbox One controller, there are options galore. Now for those looking to get a branded VR… Read More »

McLaren Special Operations Flies Under the Radar With the Stealth Theme 720S

The masterminds at McLaren Special Operations (MSO) are back with a new edition of the 720S called the Stealth. As the name suggests, the theme is all about flying under… Read More »

Norris to Replace Vandoorne at McLaren for 2019

Formula One 38 Sep 3, 2018 by Andrew Evans

The 2018 F1 season has only seven races left. With one eye on 2019 then, teams are trying to nail down their driver contracts. Fans know this little period of… Read More »

McLaren Rolls out a Certification Program With a Fully Restored F1 GTR Le Mans Racer

If you own a McLaren F1 and doubt its authenticity, you now have a place to go. For a fee, the team at McLaren Special Operations (MSO) will certify your… Read More »

McLaren Reveals 720S GT3 Ahead of 2019 Race Debut

It’s one of the fastest cars on the road already, but now the McLaren 720S is about to make its debut as a race car too. The 720S GT3 will… Read More »

Carlos Sainz to Replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren

Formula One 19 Aug 16, 2018 by Andrew Evans

McLaren has announced Renault Sport driver Carlos Sainz Jr. as its replacement for the retiring Fernando Alonso. It’s the latest move in F1’s “silly season” — a period in which… Read More »

Meet Speedtail, McLaren's Successor to the Iconic F1

After toiling under the codename “BP23” for nearly two years, McLaren has now revealed the real name of its fastest ever car. It’s called “Speedtail”, and it will pick up… Read More »

World's Fastest Gamer Rudy van Buren Gets Behind the Wheel of the McLaren M23

Car Culture 2 Jul 14, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

When Rudy van Buren won McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer competition at the end of last year, it was a dream come true. Now the Dutchman is finding out just what… Read More »

The GTPlanet 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed Preview

The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed is now underway in West Sussex, England. With a jam-packed docket of vehicles, this year’s event should be a truly awesome experience. We’ll be… Read More »

Eric Boullier Resigns as McLaren's Racing Director Days Before the British Grand Prix

Formula One 11 Jul 5, 2018 by Michael Leary

McLaren has confirmed Eric Boullier has resigned from the role of Racing Director for the F1 team. This news comes mere days before this weekend’s homeland race at Silverstone. Boullier,… Read More »

McLaren Shadow Project is the Sequel to World's Fastest Gamer

Esports 12 Jul 5, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Remember World’s Fastest Gamer? It was McLaren’s 2017 esport initiative, which promised a coveted role as the brand’s simulator test driver. Thousands vied for the spot, and in the end,… Read More »