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2020 McLaren Elva

2020 McLaren Elva

The most radical McLaren to date has no windscreen and pays tribute to a race car from the 1960s

The 2021 McLaren Elva is a brand-new supercar that the British firm added to its Ultimate Series lineup, alongside the Senna and the Speedtail. A two-seat open-cockpit design, it’s inspired by a series of race cars built by Bruce McLaren in the 1960s under the McLaren-Elva name. It’s McLaren’s first open-cockpit road car and its lightest road-going vehicle yet. A track-ready roadster with an aerodynamic design, the 2021 Elva features the most powerful iteration of McLaren’s twin-turbo, 4.0-liter V-8 engine. Rated at 804 horsepower, it slots above the Senna in terms of power and falls behind only the Speedtail hybrid. Let’s find out more about this beast in the review below.

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The McLaren Artura Is Fast, But Not Fast Enough to Be a Dodge Challenger

The McLaren Artura Is Fast, But Not Fast Enough to Be a Dodge Challenger

Well, it’s the Dodge Challenger Super Stock, and Only by 0.2 seconds in the quarter mile

The Artura is the stepping stone for McLaren moving into the future. It is the third hybrid model (behind the P1 and the Speedtail) and the first plug-in hybrid to roll out of the automaker’s factory. There was a lot of buzz surrounding its powertrain, but a few months into the launch, we now have some stats that give us an idea of how good (or bad) the Artura is.

As it turns out, the supercar can hit 60 mph from rest in three seconds flat and quarter-mile in 10.7 seconds. Impressive? Oh yes. However, it’s not as quick as the Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock to a quarter-mile.

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1993 McLaren F1

1993 McLaren F1

Arguably the most iconic supercar of the 1990s

Update: The Spiritual Successor to the McLaren F1 - the Gordon Murrage T.50 - has launched with a similar three-seat configuration and ultra-lightweight, Cosworth-built engine, and the most impressive aerodynamic system of any supercar on the market today. Check out our full review of the Gordon Murray T.50 or all of our recent coverage of it

The McLaren F1 was unveiled in May 1992 and was the company’s first road-going production car. The idea was born in the late 1980s, when Gordon Murray, the technical director of McLaren’s Formula One, began sketching the F1 as a three-seat supercar. Appointed as head of McLaren Cars in 1991, Murray convinced Ron Dennis to build the vehicle and played a key role in the design of the F1. It was unlike any other supercar launched up to that point. It had a race-inspired design, a three-seat configuration with the driver seat in the middle, and a comfortable ride for a vehicle of its kind. It was also the first production car to use a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and the first to bring high-tech and expensive materials such as titanium, magnesium, Kevlar, and gold under the same roof.

Not only powerful and quick, the F1 was also the world’s fastest production car. Its record endured from 1992 until 2005, when Bugatti unleashed the ludicrous Veyron. The F1 spawned a couple of special-edition models such as the LM and the GT, but it was also used as a base for the GTR race car. Essentially a standard F1 with aerodynamic improvements, the GTR went on to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in its first year on the race track.

Some 25 years have passed since its introduction and the F1 is already considered a classic. Usually changing owners for millions of dollars, the F1 is one of the very few multi-million-dollar supercars built in the 1990s.

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Watch Someone Take Delivery of a $1.5 Million Full Carbon McLaren Senna

Watch Someone Take Delivery of a $1.5 Million Full Carbon McLaren Senna

You don’t see a carbon fiber-clad McLaren Senna everyday

A McLaren customer has taken delivery of one of the most unique McLaren Sennas you’ll ever see. It’s dressed in exposed carbon fiber body panels and gold accents, a result of exclusive touches added to the supercar by McLaren Special Operations (MSO). McLaren only built 500 units of the Senna, each priced at just over $1 million. With the exclusive handiwork on this car, this particular model costs closer to $1.5 million.

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Why The McLaren F1 Is The Greatest Car Ever Made

Why The McLaren F1 Is The Greatest Car Ever Made

The answer is as complex as the supercar itself

You would think that the nameplate that wore the crown of the fastest production car on the face of the Earth does not need further introduction. In reality, the F1, a legend of the car industry and a design/engineering masterpiece, has so many cool features that it is impossible not to take them into account.

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This Extremely Rare and Mint McLaren F1 is Just 1 of 7 Sold New In The U.S.

This Extremely Rare and Mint McLaren F1 is Just 1 of 7 Sold New In The U.S.

You can own it for a sum that’ll probably reach seven figures

A red 1995MY McLaren F1 has hit the market. The exceptional supercar comes with a well-documented history, including the distinction of being one of only seven F1 units that were sold brand new in the U.S. It is currently in the hands of ISSIMI, a California-based seller that specializes in peer-to-peer automobile sales. The price of the McLaren F1 isn’t being disclosed. Those who are interested are invited to reach out to the seller.

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McLaren Artura - The Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Without a Reverse Gear!

McLaren Artura - The Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Without a Reverse Gear!

No reverse gear? How the hell does that work?

With cutting edge technology inside its all-new twin-turbo V6 engine, an electrical plug AND a warranty - surprised face - this is the brand-new McLaren Artura, a plug-in hybrid supercar that finally has a name you’ll remember. Probably. Oh, and it also doesn’t have a reverse gear.

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This One-Off McLaren Senna Merlin Goes To Show Just How Magical MSO Really Is

This One-Off McLaren Senna Merlin Goes To Show Just How Magical MSO Really Is

No other Senna in the world comes with an image of the wizard of legend

A one-off McLaren Senna that’s been customized by McLaren Special Operations is up for auction on Bring A Trailer. The unit, number 401 of the 500 Sennas made, is unique for several reasons, none more significant than the “Merlin” name it’s been bestowed. The one-of-a-kind Senna “Merlin” currently has a bid of $900,000 with eight days left in the auction.

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10 Things You Must Know About The McLaren Artura

10 Things You Must Know About The McLaren Artura

The McLaren Artura might change the game

For a while, McLaren was a bit of a wild card in the automotive industry. Almost 30 years ago, they gave us the F1, which was the fastest production car for over a decade. After that, they went quiet. This of course changed around 2010 when they announced their first supercar for the century – the MP4-12C. This was the beginning of McLaren’s offensive and cars like the 650S, 600LT, and 720S were spawned. Now, McLaren gives us the Artura and it’s a bit different than the others. Here’s what you need to know.

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The McLaren Artura PHEV Lays the Foundation for an Electrified Future

The McLaren Artura PHEV Lays the Foundation for an Electrified Future

McLaren Breaks New Ground with the Arrival of the Artura

The McLaren Artura is here, and with it comes a lot of firsts for McLaren. It’s the first plug-in hybrid McLaren, even though it counts as McLaren’s third hybrid model behind the P1 and the Speedtail. It’s also the first McLaren to use the freshly developed 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine, put in place of the bigger and heavier 3.8-liter V-8 unit that McLaren has used for its Sports Series models in recent years.

The Artura is also the first McLaren hybrid supercar that’s built on the automaker’s new MCLA platform. It’s the same architecture the British automaker developed to accommodate electrified powertrains. The Artura’s arrival sets the stage for McLaren’s electrified future that now looks a lot more compelling.

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The McLaren Artura, A Successor To the 570S, Will Be Revealed On February 16

The McLaren Artura, A Successor To the 570S, Will Be Revealed On February 16

McLaren’s next supercar will pack a different engine than what we’ve seen recently from the brand

McLaren is hard at work brewing a new supercar. It is called the Artura and it will replace the 570S in the Sports Series range. However, the Artura bears quite the importance for McLaren as it is going to pack the brand’s first twin-turbo V-6 and hybrid tech.

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The First In-Depth Look At The McLaren Sabre Will Rub You In All The Right Ways

The First In-Depth Look At The McLaren Sabre Will Rub You In All The Right Ways

The Sabre is 70-percent a new car, so how about that?

The Sabre is McLaren’s most powerful non-hybrid supercar, only 15 units are slated for production, and it was built by MSO. Can it get more special than that? Well, yes. The answer is yes.

Rumor has it that the McLaren Sabre can hit 218 mph. We’re not surprised, given that it looks like the Senna and the Speedtail had a child. However, there’s more than meets the eye.

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Everything You Need to Know About The McLaren Senna

Everything You Need to Know About The McLaren Senna

McLaren’s Senna is a beautiful library of quirks and features

Named after beloved Brazilian F1 driver Ayrton Senna, the McLaren Senna is an Ultimate Series model sharing apex predator status with the likes of Elva, P1, and Speedtail in the British supercar maker’s lineup.

At the same time, the Senna is part of a new breed of supercars that feature F1-derived technology, so it’s basically a competitor for the likes of Mercedes-AMG One and Aston Martin Valkyrie. As a result, it’s brimming with features that make it both unique and a beast on the road or on the track. Stick around for an in-depth run-through of the Senna’s quirks and specs.

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This McLaren Senna With $360K In Options Is Heading to Auction

This McLaren Senna With $360K In Options Is Heading to Auction

The McLaren Senna is sold out, but you can grab one at auction for up to $1.3 million

Unveiled to the world in late 2017, the McLaren Senna is still in production as of 2020. However, all 500 units of the track-ready supercar have been sold long before it made its public debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. If you missed it and you have at least $1 million to spend, a bespoke example fitted with optional equipment worth over $360,000 will go under the hammed at RM Sotheby’s Arizona auction on January 22, 2021. What makes it special and how much could it cost? Let’s find out.

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2021 McLaren Sabre

2021 McLaren Sabre

The most powerful non-hybrid McLaren is restricted to the U.S. market

The 2021 McLaren Sabre is a limited-edition supercar that the British company designed specifically for the U.S. market. Likely based on the Senna, the 2021 Sabre features an extremely aerodynamic body and hides a twin-turbo V-8 engine under the hood. Rated at 824 horsepower, it’s the most powerful V-8 from McLaren and makes the Sabre the brand’s most potent non-hybrid supercar. McLaren will build only 15 Sabres and all of them are already spoken for. What sets it apart from other supercars in McLaren’s stable? Let’s find out in the review below.

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