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
A good solid year separated the release of the McLaren MP4-12C and its Spider counterpart. McLaren isn't waiting that long, however, to reveal its new 650S Spider - in fact it's presenting both versions at the same time here at the Geneva Motor Show. Show More Summary
There is no more underestimating the importance of Dwyane Wade. If the Miami Heat are a car—a McLaren MP4-12C, no doubt—then LeBron James is the driver. Wade, meanwhile, is riding shotgun, holding the money set aside for gas and the navigation system programmed to direct Miami toward a three-peat. Let us not manipulate that message. Show More Summary
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for a brand new McLaren MP4-12C supercar, with its awesome 616 HP and subsequent 15 MPG, is $239,400, or as many Americans would call it: “Two of my home.” So if you have $240K+ sitting around,...Show More Summary
Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade thinks his autograph is worth a lot of money. Two years after receiving his McLaren MP4-12C from a Florida car dealership called The Collection for his 30th birthday, Wade is selling the vehicle for more...Show More Summary
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The 650S sits between the MP4-12C and the sold-out P1 in performance and price. The supercar has a 650hp 3.8L twin turbo V8 and the same active aerodynamics as its predecessors. Available in coupé and drop top models.
McLaren is on a tear. First they came out with the MP4-12C, finally giving Ferrari something to keep them up at night. Then came the P1, redefining the hypercar with a 903-horsepower hybrid that's been bathing in accolades. And now....
There are a lot of good things to be said about the McLaren MP4-12C. It is, after all, one of the most thoroughly capable supercars on the market, and it's served as a fitting launch pad for the new McLaren Automotive operation. What the 12C has never had, however, is an engaging name or a distinctive design. Show More Summary
The first teaser image of the all-new McLaren 650S has surfaced ahead of the Geneva motor show. Rumoured to be the UK brand’s answer to the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, McLaren’s third production model will sit between the MP4-12C and P1 hypercar. The new model is expected to utilise the same 3.8-litre V8 twin-turbo engine as [...]
--> McLaren’s brand expansion is now in full-swing and the latest reports indicate that the huge gap between the MP4-12C and the P1 will soon be filled by an all-new model. The company is in the early stages of this new supercar, christened...Show More Summary
McLaren hasn't tried to hide the fact that it is working on cheaper sports car codenamed the P13 that will directly take on the venerated Porsche 911, but now rumor has it that the automaker is also working on a second new model that would slot between the MP4-12C and P1 supercar, which is pictured above. Show More Summary
The new model will slot between the MP4-12C and P1.
Since the launch of the MP4-12C back in 2011, McLaren has rolled out endless variations on the theme. The original coupe was followed by the 12C Spider, the GT3 racing version, the Can-Am hardcore track toy (pictured above), the GT Sprint mild track version and more special editions than we could count. Show More Summary
There's just 19 days until the 2014 Bathurst 12-Hour gets underway, and final entries and driver combinations are being locked in this week. Actor and part-time motorsport competitor, Eric Bana, yesterday teased an announcement about this year’s race, before confirming today that he will line up on the grid in a Lamborghini Gallardo GT3. Show More Summary