2014McLarenMP4-12C

McLaren MP4-12C

Our First Drive of the McLaren MP4-12C Spider was nearly one year ago, when the automaker invited us to Malaga, Spain, for its introduction. While we had plenty of seat time during our initial orientation, nothing tops wringing out an exotic in your own backyard when you can focus on the vehicle…

- Reviewed by Michael Harley

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2014 McLaren MP4-12C
MSRP: $239,400 - $265,750
2013 McLaren MP4-12C
MSRP: $239,400 - $265,750
2012 McLaren MP4-12C
MSRP: $229,000 - $229,000
2015 McLaren 650S Review

Making The MP4-12C A Distant Memory

Otolith organs are the tiny acceleration-sensing parts of your inner ear that are extremely effective at telling your brain when you are changing velocity. They make easy work of elevator rides, subway cars and most roller coasters, but the organs are completely overpowered by the 2015 McLaren 650S – the acceleration from its twin-turbocharged V8 leaves them dazed and confused, an overwhelming, dizzy sensation topped off with a bout of queasiness.
California teens rent McLaren MP4-12C using stolen credit card [UPDATE]

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. Maybe a hot hatchback or perhaps a gently used, entry level luxury sedan. A pair of 19 year olds in Santa Rosa, CA, though, just couldn't wait to pick up their very own "cool" car, so they did what any idiotic teenager would
2015 McLaren 650S Spider [w/video]

McLaren's New Volume Seller Makes Evolution Look Sexy

It seems like only yesterday that we enjoyed a mad dash in McLaren's wild P1 hybrid wallet-breaker. Now here we are, already back with the Brits, this time in on the great roads of southern Spain and at Ascari Race Resort as McLaren launches what has already become its most important seller, the 650S. Available as both a $265,500 coupe and as a $280,225 roadster, we will focus hard here on the Spider since it's the greater conversation piece and will account for nearly ninety percent of North Am

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2014 Mclaren MP4-12C
$199,985 / 4,000 miles / VA
Watch Car magazine pick its favorite performance car of the year

Want to see a bunch of awesome performance cars all in one place? Then check out this video of Car magazine's Sports Car Giant Test 2013, in which the UK publication's editors pit 11 of their favorite go-fast machines against one another. The candidates run the gamut of price points and makes, from affordable hot hatches like the Ford Fiesta ST to expensive exotics like the Lamborghini Aventador and Aston Martin Vanquish.
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2015 McLaren 650S Spider [w/video]
McLaren's new 650S sports car has unexpectedly replaced the British automaker's capable MP4-12C, promising more power and poise. We flog it on road and track to find out if it delivers.
McLaren recalls MP4-12C in hot-weather states over wiper woes

There probably aren't many things that can ruin the experience of driving a McLaren MP4-12C, but as it turns out, the humid air of America's Southeastern states is one of those things. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall for 374 examples of the 2012-2014 model year MP4-12C due to a faulty wiper that could fail in muggy climates.