The new McLaren 650S GT3 made an impressive debut on December 13, racing in the Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina circuit as part of its development programme. We went along for the ride.
MADE TO MEASURE BY MSO
Five new tiers now identify the levels of bespoke work available from McLaren Special Operations as it embraces an unprecedented period of growth.
Dunsfold is known as the Top Gear test track, but it doubles as McLaren’s ‘home circuit’. Chris Goodwin, our Chief Test Driver, explains why the WWII aerodrome is ideal for developing the latest high-performance McLaren road cars.
DOWN TO THE WIRE
Over the last 50 years, McLaren has played a key role in some of the most memorable Formula 1 finales in the sport’s history. As the 2014 season draws to a close, we remember seven nail-biting finishes, when McLaren drivers clinched the title at the very last race.
Earlier this year, celebrated French photographer Laurent Nivalle turned his lens on the McLaren Technology Centre. As we publish his pictures for the first time, we catch up with Nivalle in Paris, to find out why cars play such an important role in his work.
THE McLAREN SPORTS SERIES
Over the coming months, we will be releasing the stories behind some of the black swan moments that have shaped the history of McLaren; These moments led the way for our next black swan moment - the McLaren Sports Series.
McLAREN P1™ GTR DRIVER PROGRAMME
New details of the unique McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme are revealed, as the ultimate track-focused hypercar completes hot weather test.
McLAREN MP4/4: MAGIC FORMULA
Next year, McLaren and Honda will once again join forces in Formula 1™, rebooting a relationship that made history back in the 1980s and ’90s. We look at the very first McLaren-Honda: the legendary MP4/4 of 1988.
Chris Goodwin, our Chief Test Driver, races his privately owned McLaren M1B at the Goodwood Revival.
DRAWN FROM MEMORY
Mark Roberts, Design Operations Manager, remembers his first job at McLaren – illustrating the McLaren F1 Owner’s Handbook.
McLAREN 650S IN BORDEAUX
In September we visited one of the world’s most prestigious wine-making regions, the French vineyards of Bordeaux, where the 650S Spider felt at home in the autumnal sunshine.
McLAREN 650S GT3 - 'THE CHASE'
Following its unveil at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, here's your first look at the McLaren 650S GT3 in action. Catch it if you can.
We report from the first race in the McLaren powered Formula E championship...
36 HOURS LATER
What do you do when you collect your McLaren P1™? How about a 500-mile road trip across Europe to attend a Pure McLaren track day? ...
BEAUTY ON COURSE
No less than two track focused McLaren models and two MSO produced road cars made their global debut along the greens of Pebble Beach...
BUILT TO BATTLE
Vintage McLaren Can-Am cars in action at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion...
McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS CARS SHOWCASED AT PEBBLE BEACH
One-off examples of the McLaren P1™ and MSO 650S Spider will go on show at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance...
McLAREN P1™ GTR SET FOR U.S UNVEIL
The new McLaren P1™ GTR design concept will make its world debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August...
McLAREN 650S SPRINT ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF PEBBLE BEACH
The new McLaren 650S Sprint race car will make its global debut at the Pebble Beach...
SENNA: RACING THE RIVIERA
Each year, the Monaco Grand Prix brings back memories of Ayrton Senna. The legendary Brazilian won 35 grands prix...
EMERSON AND THE M23
One of the true legends of motor racing, reels back the decades and tells us about his part in...
BRUCE'S ROAD CAR VISION: M12GT AT GOODWOOD
While there were plenty of McLaren cars in action on the famous Goodwood Hill during the recent Festival of Speed..
If you’re eager to explore the performance of your McLaren in a safe environment, Pure McLaren...
THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED IN REVIEW
There is no event in the world quite like the Goodwood Festival of Speed. McLaren has become a regular presence...
CLAY MODELLING: SHAPING THE FUTURE
McLaren is known for pushing the boundaries of technology, but one part of our design process remains...
As Formula 1™ embraces turbocharging once more, we look back to the final race of the original turbo era...
GEARING UP FOR THE FESTIVAL OF SPEED
The arrival of summer in the UK means it’s Festival of Speed time again...
After a tentative first lap around a slippery Brands Hatch, all hell breaks loose. Foot hard down...
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the official opening of the McLaren Technology Centre by Her Majesty The Queen...
MAKING HIS MARK
Artist Michael Turner on creating McLaren's first logo...