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McLaren Spy Shots

Founded in 1989, McLaren is a British-based builder of supercars that works closely with its namesake F1 team, McLaren Racing. Best known for building the F1 supercar that dominated the '90s and can still hold its own among today's exotics, McLaren has returned in recent years with the MP4-12C supercar and plans to follow up with an F1 successor called the P1.

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    Report: McLaren P13 technology mule seen at the 'Ring
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    Seems the McLaren MP4-12C Spider recently seen at the Nürburgring wearing slight camo on its front end wasn't hiding a facelift for the current car, but rather technology for its coming entry-level model known as P13. You'll see that our spies have captured a new set of images of the mule, this time with a slightly less disguised nose (not that it ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren MP4-12C gets a nip, tuck and 'Ring run
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    It looks like this McLaren MP4-12C is recovering from a touch of plastic surgery, and our spy shooters who caught it at the Nürburgring say that a minor headlight and bumper facelift is on the way. Juicier things could be happening in the rear, though, with the suggestion that horsepower from the 3.8-liter, twin-turbo V8 will rise from 616 horsepower ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren P1 XP2R caught doing hot laps
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    Color us befuddled. This is a McLaren P1, circling the Nürburgring. Not too out of the ordinary, right? Well, direct your attention to the very last photo in our gallery of spy shots (also conveniently located to the right), and notice the graphic: XP2R Prototype Vehicle. Is this a new McLaren that's powered by an ion engine? Perhaps it burns ...

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    Spy Shots: See what the Chevy C7 ZR1 may be benchmarked against
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    One of the greatest things every Corvette has had going for it, and also one of the most re-used arguments against it, is its price-to-performance equation - long before the Nissan GT-R became the de facto Porsche 911 comparator the Corvette spent decades as Exhibit A. Depending on which side of the argument you stressed, supporters crowed about how much ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren P1 prototype seen testing on public roads
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    Spy photographers have grabbed a few shots of the McLaren P1 out for a little testing on public streets. Much of the coupe's heavy camouflage has been discarded in favor of a trippy vinyl wrap, revealing the production version to be nearly identical to the concept McLaren unveiled at this year's Paris Motor Show. The company's new ultracar is designed to ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren spotted testing successor to the legendary F1
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    Rumors and conjecture will only get you so far, particularly when we're talking about the stratosphere of supercardom where speculation can disappear back into the ether from whence it came as quickly as it emerged in the first place. What we need to really anticipate the arrival of a new record-breaking hypercar is concrete evidence. And concrete ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren MP4-12C Spyder caught on camera with its top down
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    If you're going to make a mid-engined supercar, you've got to make a roadster version. You simply have to, and that's all there is to it. Ferrari does with the 458 Spider, just as it did with the F430, 360, 355 and 348 before it. Lamborghini does with the Gallardo. Audi does with the R8. And soon McLaren will with the MP4-12C. We know it will – it's ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren prepping race-ready MP4-12C GT3
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    Grainy as they may be, these spy photos give us our first glimpse at the race-prepped McLaren MP4-12C GT3 – a high-performance version of the automaker's stunning new two-door. The GT3 aims to recapture the racing success of the original McLaren F1, and though details are slim on power enhancements, the revised visual cues of this prototype show ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren P11 supercar spied in the snow
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    We brought you similar spy shots of the McLaren P11 supercar undergoing cold weather testing a few days ago, but now we have our own high-res shots to share. Though the clean sheet redesign of McLaren's Ferrari fighter is obscured by camo and cladding, the basic shape and some design elements are clearly visible. You can browse the high-res gallery below ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren P11 caught weathering the snow storm
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    It's been a few months since the last batch of spy photos of the upcoming McLaren P11 supercar, and now we've got some shots of the new Mclaren braving the snowy climes of Sweden. CAR has a pair of photos of this newest road-going rocket from the lads at McLaren and although Frank Stephenson's redesign is hard to spot under all of that camo, the prototype ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren P11 already caught on the road
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    Earlier today we told you the latest news on McLaren's upcoming "F1 Jr." P11 project. We even showed you a glimpse of what is believed to be a styling buck for the new F430/Gallardo fighter. Expected to show up in production trim about 18 months from now, the P11 will certainly be a tough secret for McLaren to keep. The P11 is one of the most highly ...

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    Spy Shots: Mercedes SLR McLaren 722 Roadster... seriously
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    They have got to be kidding. Another SLR derivative? Before the Mercedes-McLaren supercar speeds off into the horizon, it will have spawned no less than six different versions - including the original coupe, the Roadster, 722, 722 GT, the upcoming "Speedster", and this latest variant - if the latest reports are to be believed. We would have thought that the ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren SLR Speedster hits the 'Ring
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the SLR Speedster.The shutterbugs at KGP have captured the forthcoming McLaren SLR Speedster as it hits the Nordschleife for some testing. The car's expected to be lighter but just as powerful as the standard SLR and SLR Roadster, meaning it could conceivably be able to blow their respective doors off. A top end of 220 ...

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    The new skinny on the McLaren P11 supercar
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    McLaren is one of the most successful race teams in Formula One, but unlike rival Ferrari, it doesn't make many road cars. Its current supercar, the Mercedes SLR McLaren, was a relative disappointment, particularly when judged against the impossibly high yardstick of its predecessor, the McLaren F1, which remains one of the quickest, fastest and all-around ...

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    Spy Shots: Baby McLaren caught testing
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    The engineers at McLaren are apparently hard at work on a new coupe to rival offerings from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Audi, by positioning the engine in the middle and the price in the 150,000 Euro range.A handful of pictures procured by World Car Fans indicate that testing is well underway of the baby McLaren and inside sources haven't denied or confirmed ...

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    VIDEO: Dodge Viper Diamondback caught hot weather testing
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    Snakes aren't the onliy diamondbacks in the desert these days. A few Dodge Viper Diamondbacks were caught hot weather testing down in the Southwestern United States, complete with a hood bulge likely hiding the 650-hp engine we got a sneak peek of during the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit (concept pictured). The powerplant, which is ...

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    More Spy Shots: 2008 ASC/McLaren Dodge Viper
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    We ran across some more pics of the 2008 McLaren-ized Dodge Viper and a few extra tidbits of info? Because the current Dodge Viper just isn't fast, light or fabulous enough, American Specialty Cars decided that it would build a concept Diamondback Viper just in time for this past January's North American International Auto Show. With a wink and a smile, ASC ...

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