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...
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...