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  • Video: How not to drive a P1 GTR down the corkscrew

    The corkscrew was around long before the proliferation of hybrid super cars and judging from this video the combination can be lethal. Immediate torque delivery on a spiral corner laced with gravity requires a brave approach to one of the world’s greatest corners. Just ask the driver of this McLaren...
  • McLaren P14 hybrid to replace the 650S next year

    McLaren has confirmed that the successor to the 650S will receive numerous aerodynamic updates but that pales in comparison to the news that its engine will borrow elements of the seminal McLaren P1 – in short it will deploy a downsized evolution of the P1’s hybrid powerplant. Codenamed the P14...
  • Small fault results in McLaren P1 recall.

    The McLaren P1 is the second super car to be hit with a recall issue in two months. The first was the Ferrari 488 for a fuel line issue but in McLaren’s case the fault isn’t related to any of the complex hybrid gubbins – a relief for the...
  • Proof that McLaren F1 has the greatest V12

    “How do you want the McLaren F1 to sound on start-up?” “Brr, Ra, Wham” – or something to that effect. A unique sequence of cylinder activation and witchcraft trickery with the rpm, and the rest is history. Well not really but it’s a bloody good start to a story which...