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    Official: McLaren Automotive posts first yearly profit

    The automotive division of McLaren has just returned its first yearly profit, netting 4.5 million pounds ($7.5 million at today's rates) in pre-tax profit and 12.4 million pounds ($20.7 million) in operating profits on revenue of 285.4 million pounds ($478.1 million). McLaren is only expecting ...

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    Official: McLaren reinstates Ron Dennis as CEO

    With new versions of the 12C coming out all the time, the new P1 still wowing crowds and additional projects underway, sports car fanatics might surmise that McLaren is doing pretty well for itself these days. But Formula One fans would likely disagree. After losing its longtime prodigy Lewis ...

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    Official: McLaren gears up to celebrate 50 years of performance

    It was back in 1963 that 26-year-old Bruce McLaren founded Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd. in London with no more than a handful of dedicated employees. Today, nearly fifty years later, the McLaren Group employs more than 2,000 and is credited with developing, manufacturing and racing some of the ...

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    Official: McLaren Automotive looks back on its first year

    It's been one heck of a first year for McLaren Automotive. Since setting up shop twelve months ago, the Formula One team's new sportscar-making unit has sold over 1,000 examples of the MP4-12C supercar, but that's not the sum total of its achievements. To get there, McLaren set up a global ...

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    Video: Watch the McLaren MP4-12C hit the dunes of Abu Dhabi

    The Middle East is an enormously vital market for McLaren, and not just because its oil barons have the cash to buy as many MP4-12C supercars as they and every member of their family could possibly want. While the team has only won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix once and has yet to do the same at the ...

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    Report: McLaren dispersing top-secret Unit 2 collection to showrooms

    If you've got the cash to place on the hood (or nose cone, as it were), most any Formula One team will sell you one of their old race cars. After all, they're not using them anymore, and it's a good way to raise funds to develop next year's car. But not McLaren. The team from Woking – one ...

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    Report: 40% of McLaren MP4-12Cs bound for the U.S.

    Niche automakers face a difficult decision: lay out the mountain of cash it takes to have their exotic rides certified for American roads, or save the money and miss out on one of the largest markets. McLaren Automotive had the new MP4-12C homologated for the United States, and now they're ...

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    Spy Shots: McLaren spotted testing successor to the legendary F1

    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 ...

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    Rumormill: McLaren working on MP4-12C shooting brake?

    Anything Ferrari can do, McLaren can do better. At least that's what the boys in Woking seem to believe. After all, McLaren has trounced Ferrari around the Formula One circuit for the past several years now. But while the British team has followed its Italian rival from grand prix racing into ...

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    Official: McLaren delivers 25 MP4-12C GT3s to customer racing teams for 2012 racing season [w/videos]

    When a McLaren hits the race track, the competition had better watch out. The British outfit is, after all, one of the most successful in Formula One, having won 176 grands prix, a dozen drivers' championships and eight constructors' titles. But McLaren's prowess extends beyond F1. The Woking ...

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    Report: McLaren to unveil F1 successor at Monaco GP

    Legends come and legends go when it comes to supercars, but few remain etched as indelibly in our hearts and minds as the McLaren F1. Still capable of trouncing 99% of the performance machinery being built today, the legendary F1 is one icon whose successor has been anticipated arguably more than ...

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    Video: McLaren MP4-12C takes America by storm

    Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. But most of all, give us your supercars. There have been far too many that were never homologated for the American market, but thankfully the new McLaren MP4-12C isn't one of them. McLaren Automotive has set up an ...

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    Official: McLaren dubs next model MP4-27 at Production Centre opening [w/videos]

    Turning a Formula One team into an automaker is no mean feat. Ferrari did it decades ago, and now McLaren is following suit. The first product of the newly formed McLaren Automotive – an offshoot of the F1 team – has already hit the market in the form of the MP4-12C, with several ...

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    Report: McLaren MP4-12C avoids gas-guzzler tax, U.S. deliveries commence in January

    List price is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when considering the purchase of a new supercar. Never mind the premium you're likely to pay a speculator to avoid long waiting lists, or astronomic insurance rates, for that matter. If you actually plan on driving your six-figure exotic, ...

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    Report: McLaren F1 successor begins testing

    With the MP4-12C hitting a rapidly expanding chain of dealerships around the world, McLaren Automotive is moving on to its next project: developing a successor to the iconic McLaren F1. In fact, reports from the UK indicate that testing of the first prototypes is already underway in locations ...

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    Official: McLaren lets you have it your way with Special Operations division [w/video]

    McLaren Special Operations may sound like a new unit of special forces in the British military, but is, in fact, actually the new client customization division of the supercar manufacturer behind the MP4-12C. We first got wind of the new service at Pebble Beach where it was presented, one year ...

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    Official: Singapore billionaire Peter Lim buys into McLaren

    The Formula 1 circus is still a little more than a month away from sailing in to Marina Bay for the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix, but an outfit like McLaren isn't accustomed to sitting around and waiting. So they've brought a little bit of Singapore to them. The move revolves around one Peter Lim. ...

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    Report: McLaren channels feedback into revised MP4-12C

    A Formula One team runs very differently than a car manufacturer. When an F1 team finds that a new suspension component or aerodynamic winglet isn't performing exactly as expected – or as their star driver would like – they go straight back to the drawing board and come up with a ...

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    McLaren opens first of 35 dealers worldwide for sold-out MP4-12C

    Know what you're looking at right now? An empty showroom. (Or rather, a preview rendering thereof.) McLaren London will open its doors at One Hyde Park as the first of 35 new dealers opening in 19 countries around the world. Thing is, they may not actually have any cars to sell. Reports quoting ...

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    Report: "Mega Mac" McLaren F1 successor to pack 799 horsepower

    It's "full speed ahead" for McLaren. The British racing team-turned-supercar-maker is hard at work producing the new MP4-12C and just recently debut the GT3 racing version. But that's just the tip of the proverbial for McLaren, which has big plans for additional models to follow. Autocar has ...


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