Introduced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the McLaren 650S took center stage as a replacement for the aging, yet still enticing, MP4-12C. Available in both coupe and roadster guises, the sports car rolled off the assembly line with the proven, twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 behind its seats. Show More Summary
The 2016 Jaguar XE has been shown in its first official photo, revealing some of the shape of the coming aluminum luxury sedan. A McLaren MP4-12C has been caught on video behaving badly in one of the best ways possible, shooting three-foot flames out of the exhaust. You don’t need an excuse to watch it. We didn’t. And a very lucky...
Grab your meat products and get ready to roast them. This McLaren MP4-12C is providing the flames. Plenty of them. While it’s not an actual barbecue—like this guy roasting a turkey with an Aventador, or like the actual grill attached to this eight-wheeled Cadillac Eldorado with a hot tub—it’s certainly ready to become one...
The brand-new McLaren 650S was introduced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show as a replacement for the MP4-12C. The sports car debuted in Coupe and Roadster body styles with 640 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque on tap. Powered by the...Show More Summary
Not everyone can afford one of McLaren's 650S or P1 supercars, but there's still a way to show brand loyalty. The British race team and automaker has leaped onto the branded-accessory bandwagon, first with a line of MP4-12C swag, and now with a new line unveiled just in time for the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. So if you can't afford the $1.15...
Unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the McLaren 650S took the sports car market by storm as the replacement for the aging MP4-12C. Woking’s masterpiece blends styling cues from both the 12C and the P1 supercar and shares the proven...Show More Summary
As teenagers, we all entertain the idea of replacing our high school beater with a real car. Alas, for many of us, we are left waiting a few years until we have the disposable income to replace the rusty Pontiac Sunfire we learned to drive on with something more impressive. Show More Summary
The folks over at Ultimate Auto are known for modifying a host of vehicles ranging from SUVs such as the Range Rover Sport to sports cars like the McLaren MP4-12C. They’ve been working on an enormous amount of muscle cars too, but their recent Camaro project surpasses anything they’ve created so far. Show More Summary
The McLaren MP4-12C has an astounding 616 horsepower and will hit 60 miles per hour in under 3 seconds. But it doesn’t hold a candle to the newest thing coming out of the British automaker.
The instant popularity of the new McLaren 650S has resulted in the death of the MP4-12C, just three years after its production debut. Confirmed by McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt via letters sent to current owners of the 460kW/600Nm 12C, the British supercar manufacturer said it has decided to cease 12C production in light of the [...]
--> About two weeks ago. we reported about McLaren’s decision to pause 12C production to focus on the brand new 650S. Well, it appears that the temporary halt has just become permanent, with the British company revealing that the three-year-old 12C will no longer be built. Show More Summary
It's the end of the road for the McLaren MP4-12C.
Apparently, reports of the McLaren MP4-12C supercar's death have not been greatly exaggerated. The British automaker was reportedly planning to halt 12C production to meet demand for the new 650S--essentially an upgraded and restyled 12C. Now, it appears the 650S will completely replace its predecessor. In a letter to a customer posted on the...
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Though you could hardly call it "cheap" by most standards, when McLaren Automotive booted up with the launch of the MP4-12C three years ago, it was, relatively speaking, the most affordable McLaren yet. Cheaper than the original McLaren...Show More Summary
McLaren has been busy these past few years. It launched the MP4-12C in 2011, the 12C Spider in 2012, the P1 in 2013 and (most recently) the 650S in 2014. But it's not about to stop there. It's got an "entry-level" model in the works,...Show More Summary
At the recent 2014 Geneva Motor Show, McLaren Automotive gave supercar fans yet another piece of eye candy to drool over. The McLaren 650S is a striking new model from the company that brought us the F1, MP4-12C, and P1. In the above video, McLaren product manager Jamie Corstorphine takes some time from fielding journalists' questions at the...
The new McLaren 650S is now available to order, and it undercuts one of its main supercar rivals. The new model starts at $441,500 for the 650S Coupe and $486,250 for the 650S Spider – or $43,500 more than the existing MP4-12C Coupe and $44,470 dearer than the MP4-12C Spider, respectively. That pricing makes it more affordable [...]
The McLaren MP4-12C is old news, according to the British brand – it has reportedly halted production of its entry-level coupe to focus its efforts on the new McLaren 650S. McLaren Automotive chief financial officer Richard Molyneux told PistonHeads that buyers are progressive and will want the new 650S model (pictured below), and that has forced [...]
If you raised an eyebrow in suspicion when McLaren insisted its new 650S would join its lineup in tandem with - and not as a replacement for - the MP4-12C, we're with you. The 650S is, after all, based closely on the 12C, distinguishing itself essentially with a revised shape, updated equipment and more power. Show More Summary