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    Video: 1,000 miles in the McLaren MP4-12C: Day One
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    DAY ONE - UNDER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL INTO FRANCE Since the very first viewings and tech workshops in early 2010 of the McLaren MP4-12C, I've been working my contacts in Woking, England for a cross-country drive in the innovative supercar. We're still talking about a possible New York to Los ...

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    Official: McLaren debuts topless MP4-12C Spider
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    There are certain elements the world can always use more of. Chief among those is, of course, beer, although convertible supercars capable of cresting 200 mph certainly make our list as well. Fortunately, McLaren has scratched that itch with its brand-new MP4-12C Spider. Like its hardtop cousin, ...

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    Official: McLaren previews new MP4-12C Spider [w/video]
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    July 3 is going to be a bad day to be a Ferrari 458 Spider or a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. That's because on that day one week from now, McLaren will be releasing a Spider of its own. Seeing as how McLaren Automotive currently only makes on model, you have doubtlessly surmised by now that ...

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    Official: Updated McLaren MP4-12C to debut at Goodwood
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    McLaren has announced that it will debut the 2013 MP4-12C at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year. Jenson Button will whip a production prototype version of the machine up Goodwood Hill on June 30. McLaren has nudged final output from 593 horsepower to 616, and revised the throttle and shift ...

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    Official: McLaren Automotive looks back on its first year
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    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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    Official: McLaren makes MP4-12C improvements official, current owners offered free upgrade
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    McLaren has confirmed the rumored improvements to its 2013 MP4-12C, which we can now refer to as the "616-horsepower British exotic." The revised model carries a $239,400 base price in the U.S., which does not include $2,400 in destination charges. The 25-horsepower bump to the twin-turbocharged ...

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    Report: McLaren MP4-12C getting boost in power, other upgrades for 2013
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    McLaren will reportedly be offering a handful of upgrades for the 2013 model year MP4-12C supercar. Car and Driver reports that the most significant upgrade is a power bump – 25 horsepower – which now brings the twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8's total output to a screaming 618 ...

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    Report: McLaren MP4-12C Spyder to get trick folding hardtop
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    If you're going to go up against the Ferrari 458, a coupe isn't going to do it alone. No, for that you'll need a convertible version, too, to steal away customers who'd otherwise be putting their names down on the wait list for the 458 Spider. Lamborghini knows that, as it has demonstrated with ...

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    Official: McLaren GT division moving into new facility closer to Woking
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    Think of the name McLaren and you're likely to conjure up images of two different things: grand prix racing and exotic supercars. Each of these two core areas of competence has its own division under the McLaren Group umbrella, but in between them sits a third division called McLaren GT. The ...

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    Video: Watch the McLaren MP4-12C hit the dunes of Abu Dhabi
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    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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    Video: Bugatti Veyron, Lexus LFA, McLaren MP4-12C and Lambo Aventador in 1/4-mile shootout... who wins?
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    Automobile Magazine scribe Jason Cammisa was sent into the desert to referee four carbon-fiber-bodied wild animals fighting it out over the quarter mile: the V8 McLaren MP4-12C, the V10 Lexus LFA, the V12 Lamborghini Aventador and the W16 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport. It's a tough job, innit? The ...

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    Report: McLaren MP4-12C Spyder coming this year
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    Our friends at Car and Driver recently spent some time poking and prodding around McLaren headquarters in Woking, England, and they have confirmed plans for a convertible MP4-12C. This isn't exactly earth-shattering news, having been rumored since 2009 and even spotted earlier this year, but it ...

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    Report: 40% of McLaren MP4-12Cs bound for the U.S.
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    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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    Rumormill: McLaren working on MP4-12C shooting brake?
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    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]
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    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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    Geneva: Hamann memoR adds some aggression to McLaren's MP4-12C
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    We've come to rely on Hamann to supply the world with a range of over-the-top modified vehicles. While the company's tastes rarely dovetail with our own, we're absolutely smitten with the memoR on display at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The company apparently set forth with the intention of giving ...

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    Geneva: Mansory McLaren MP4-12C is any which way but subtle
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    We'll admit when we saw drawings of the McLaren MP4-12C as tuned by Mansory we thought it just another Mansory moment. Perhaps it was the dull grapefruit color, muddy black contrasting bits and burnt yellow wheels. However, seeing it in person at the Geneva Motor Show, we'll admit it has our ...

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    Official: Mansory tunes McLaren MP4-12C for Geneva
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    The Geneva Motor Show party can't really begin until Mansory shows up, and here they are with a McLaren MP4-12C that has been turned into "a work of art." Since Mansory makes most of its paintings in carbon fiber, that means new hood, roof, rear wing and mirror housings as well as wider fenders ...

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    Exclusive: McLaren MP4-12C High Sport comes into focus
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    Back in January we caught wind of a special edition McLaren MP4-12C dubbed the High Sport. A project of McLaren Special Operations, the High Sport benefits from aerodynamic enhancements developed for the MP4-12C GT3 race car and features a new front end and rear bumper, larger vents and diffuser, ...

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    Official: Hennessey dreams of tuning McLaren MP4-12C into twin-turbo HPE800
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    When McLaren released the MP4-12C, there were some questions about the distinctiveness of its styling, but not about whether the engineers at Woking had extracted every bit of performance they could from its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine. John Hennessey and company, however, think they can do ...

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