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    Report: McLaren F1 successor to pack KERS into clean-sheet design
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    If you were impressed by the MP4-12C, well, you should be. It's an otherworldly performance machine. But we ain't seen nothing yet from McLaren Automotive, which is gearing up to launch an even more capable supercar. Whereas the 12C is targeted at the Ferrari 458 Italia, the next project down ...

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    Official: McLaren dubs next model MP4-27 at Production Centre opening [w/videos]
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    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 F1 successor begins testing
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    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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    Report: Rowan Atkinson crashes his McLaren F1... again
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    It looks like the man behind Mr. Bean and Blackadder has had another off in his McLaren F1. British comedian Rowan Atkinson reportedly spun his seven-figure supercar as he was traveling down the A605 near Peterborough in the UK. No other vehicles were involved in the incident. While the actor ...

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    Report: DDR launches McLaren F1-influenced Miami GT with Acura RSX or Chevy Corvette power
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    The guys at DDR Motorsport have put their brand-new Miami GT kits on the market. The kits all sell for right around $20 grand, and can be set up to accept the four pot from either an Acura RSX or Toyota MR2 in Sport Prototype 4 form, or the LS Series small block from the Chevrolet Corvette in ...

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    Video: Rowan Atkinson checks in with Top Gear, shows off V16-powered Rolls-Royce Phantom
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    Before you get angry at us in the comments, we're using the first line of this post to issue a spoiler alert. Rowan Atkinson is best known to American audiences as Mr. Bean. He's a hilarious comedian with a lengthy career comprising works on both the silver and small screen. If you weren't ...

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    Report: "Mega Mac" McLaren F1 successor to pack 799 horsepower
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    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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    Video: Autocar pits McLaren F1 against MP4-12C
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    Awesome. Guttural. Vicious. Even though the youngest of the 100 McLaren F1 models produced was built 13 years ago, the machine still conjures some of the very best words the English language has to offer polite society. It was only a matter of time before someone lined up the old king of the ...

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    Senna documentary debuts at Sundance
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    Ayrton Senna biopic trailer – Click above for to watch video after the jump
    When Ayrton Senna died at 34, he left a gaping hole in a sport that's cherished by tens of millions around the world. Seventeen years later, the documentary about his life entitled Senna has finally been shown to ...

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    Monterey 2010: McLaren MP4-12C makes North American debut, ushers in new McLaren order
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    McLaren MP4-12C North American debut – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With a burst of light and a swoosh of its car cover, the McLaren MP4-12C made its North American debut this evening in Pebble Beach. Gooding auctions unveiled the new supercar at its preview reception, the same ...

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    Gooding to auction 1995 McLaren F1 in Monterey
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    1995 McLaren F1 to be auctioned by Gooding & Company – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gooding & Company's auction coinciding with this year's Pebble Beach Concours is coming up in a few short weeks, and the lineup of available cars is shaping up to be quite impressive. ...

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    Video: Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton hit the road to Silverstone in a VW Bus
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    Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton doing the Magic Bus thing to Silverstone – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Now that the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 team has two World Championship Winning drivers who don't hiss and break into hives when they hear each others' names, principal ...

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    Report: McLaren F1 successor due in 2012
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    McLaren F1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's a juicy rumor for you: Autocar is reporting that McLaren will be introducing the successor to the incredible F1 supercar in 2012. If that seems a smidge early, it is. In its original plans, McLaren had said the new beast wouldn't ...

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    Goodwood 2010: Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR makes an appearance
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    Le Mans-winning McLaren F1 GTR - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the book Driving Ambition about the story of the McLaren F1, chapter 19 begins with the following:
    It would have been easy for McLaren Cars to bask in the simple afterglow of its achievement, and initially a relatively ...

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    Video: Heroes on Heroes - Hamilton, Button visit McLaren's crypt
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    Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton in the McLaren crypt – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Objects have a way of moving through time in a way that we as mere humans can only dream of. Given the proper storage environment, limited humidity, a little care and a lot of good luck, a car ...

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    Officially Official: Gordon Murray's T.25 city car revealed
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    Gordon Murray Design T.25 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After hinting at doing so for a couple of years, Gordon Murray has finally revealing his new T.25 city car at an event at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment in Oxford, England. The 1,212-pound car is just ...

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    McLaren F1 GTR art car tipped to fetch $3 Million at auction
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    McLaren F1 GTR art car by César – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over a decade since its inception, the McLaren F1 remains one of the fastest supercars ever made, and as such, a highly coveted collectors' item. The race-spec McLaren F1 GTR, even more so. But a McLaren F1 GTR ...

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    McLaren Automotive celebrates 20 years of the pulse-quickening F1 supercar
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    McLaren F1 20th anniversary – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When you think about all of the truly iconic supercars that have been produced throughout history, not many carry the same mystique and world-renowned praise as the McLaren F1. Exactly 20 years ago, a team of engineers and ...

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    One fifth of all McLaren F1s head home for a party
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    Since the McLaren F1 finished its GT competition career in the late 1990s, seeing more than one of them in any single location has become an increasingly rare event (unless you happen to be in the Sultan of Brunei's garage). Only about 100 McLaren F1s were ever built, with 64 of those being ...

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    Gordon Murray shares his thoughts on the McLaren MP4-12C
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    McLaren MP4-12C – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gordon Murray is perhaps the most innovative automotive engineer of the last several decades. He's never been afraid to try out offbeat ideas and more often then not, they've worked exceptionally well. Long before the Ariel Atom, ...

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