McLaren and Bugatti produce two of the most powerful supercars on the planet. So imagine their embarrassment when Kawasaki’s Ninja H2R wipes the floor with them in a drag race. More »
Which is quicker over a half mile: the new, 300-hp Kawasaki Ninja H2R supercharged motorcycle or a Bugatti Veyron with the 1,200-hp tune from the Super Sport? What about a McLaren MP4-12C or a 1,350-hp Nissan GT-R? Find out from this video of the drag race. Show More Summary
It kind of took forever, but McLaren has come clean with the official performance specs of the MP4-12C, now that production is underway. The 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 will pump out 592 horses and will push the coupe to 62 mph in 3.3 seconds. Drivers will be able to shave.2 seconds off that time in [...]
When the MP4-12C came out McLaren was accused of lacking emotion compared to the rival cars from Ferrari. With the 650S however, McLaren has tried to answer its critics.
Only two years after it launched the P1, its first supercar since the F1, and twelve months after it replaced the MP4-12C with the 650S, McLaren introduced the 570S Coupe at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Slotted below the 650S, the 570S gives McLaren access to a new segment and brings the company’s race-derived technologies to a new audience. Show More Summary
Introduced for the 2015 model year as a replacement for the aging MP4-12C, the 650S is already available in five flavors. There’s the regular Coupe and Spider for those looking for a fast and good-looking entry-level supercar, the Sprint...Show More Summary
The Dubai Police Department shows off some of its over-the-top cop cars, which include a Nissan GT-R, a Lamborghini Aventador, a McLaren MP4-12C, a Bentley Continental GT, a Bugatti Veyron and more. Sure beats an old Crown Vic.
Competes with: Lamborghini Huracan, McLaren MP4-12C Looks like: The 458 Italia's menacing cousin Drivetrain: 660-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V-8 engine with seven-speed transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Second half of 2015 Related: More Ferrari News The Geneva International Motor Show has...
Launched at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the McLaren 650S replaced the four-year-old MP4-12C, the company’s first production sports car since the F1 supercar. Available in both coupe and roadster guises, the 650S is motivated by McLaren’s award-winning, twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 that’s also found in the 12C and the P1 hybrid supercar. Show More Summary
No, I'm not kidding. The car known by its internal codename 'P13' will be launched next year as the Sports Series. It may beat MP4-12C, I'll give them that. Read more...
Review: 2015 McLaren 650S McLaren's MP4-12C was a sensation in terms of performance and supercar ride quality, but it didn't have much personality visually or dynamically. The new 650S, its de facto successor, aims to change all that. Show More Summary
McLaren has revealed a more comfortable, but less powerful, version of the 650S, which will be known as the McLaren 625C. The 625C features a version of the 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 that’s also featured in the MP4-12C and 650S, as well as the hybrid P1. In the 625C, McLaren’s V8 has been tuned to deliver, [...]
Launched at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the McLaren 650S replaced the four-year-old MP4-12C, the company’s first production car since the F1 supercar. Available in both coupe and roadster guises, the sports car gets its oomph from McLaren’s award-winning, twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8. Show More Summary
Every now and again we run across some crazy footage of people doing crazy or amazing things with their cars. In this case, it’s both. What you’re about to witness is a rolling start drag race between what looks like a stock McLaren MP4-12C and a modified, second-generation Cadillac CTS-V. Show More Summary
The McLaren MP4-12C may no longer be in production, but the powerful sports car is still popular among enthusiasts. In fact, McLaren is still offering updates for it while, some tuning companies are still getting requests to enhance the 12C’s appearance and powertrain. Show More Summary
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...