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Here there be dragons

McLaren must be doing good business with its McLaren Special Operations (MSO) special edition supercars because it has just released another, and like with the Canada Commission, this one takes its inspiration from a specific country, namely China. It's called the 2018 McLaren 570GT Cabbeen Collection, and was developed in conjunction with a Chinese fashion designer simply referred to as Mr. Cabbeen. We suspect that it received the name "collection" because of the connection to fashion, despite

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Naturally, they're red and white with maple leaves

McLaren's MSO custom division seems to stay quite busy. Every few months they seem to have a new special configuration to offer buyers. Sometimes they're a bit silly or unimpressive, but other times they create something really unique and cool. This McLaren 570S Spider falls into the latter category. It's called the Canada Commission, and the company will build just five of them exclusively for our northern neighbors.

McLaren shows off some bespoke style in Geneva

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What else does McLaren have in store for us in Switzerland?

McLaren will also offer the ultra-lightweight MSO 7-Spoke Hybrid Carbon Fiber wheels as an option.

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Only 10 have been built.

The paint is inspired by McLaren F1 GTRs from the '90s.

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Color honors a legendary Le Mans winner

Color honors a legendary Le Mans winner.

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Just over five years since returning to the road-car business.

And sales are expected to double again next year.

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Steering wheel in the center, of course.

P1? What P1?

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Only 25 will be built, all of which will be customized to the owner’s specifications.

Okay, this an MSO project we can get behind.

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And there's a tame concept car wrapped around it.

The nifty panel will be revealed on the 570GT by MSO Concept at Pebble Beach.

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The 25-unit run will bring the total production slate for the 675LT to 525 units.

How to reduce weight, improve performance, and act devilish with 666 horsepower.

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McLaren Special Operations' Heritage Division has maintained the F1 to exacting standards.

McLaren is selling a rare, beautifully maintained, low-mileage example of the legendary F1 hypercar. Call your accountant now, oligarchs.

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Along with the new 570GT, McLaren rolled into Geneva this year with a P1 done up in carbon fiber and a 675LT Spider or two. Unfortunately we can't have either.

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The 675LT gets even more CF accents.

McLaren Special Operations will make a big showing in Geneva with one-off versions of the new 675LT Spider and P1 hypercar.

Auctions

McLaren made 3,500 examples of the MP4-12C and sold them for about $240k apiece before replacing it with the 650S. But this one's special, and is expected to sell at auction for over $1.3 million.

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This McLaren 650S Spider prepared by McLaren Special Operations for the Dubai Motor Show may look like your typical Storm Trooper treatment, but it actually features gold flakes in the paint.

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McLaren will be bringing a smattering of delectable supercars to Pebble Beach this month, highlighted by two examples of the 570S customized by the Special Operations division.

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McLaren Special Operations has done up a series of custom supercars for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, headlined by a special P1 inspired by Alain Prost and joined by an exceedingly rare F1 GT.

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McLaren's Special Operations division has done up this P1 in a black and red livery similar to what its Formula One team is running in grands prix this season.

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The latest word has it that McLaren's upcoming entry-level Sports Series will be just that: a series, with at least four versions to include a coupe, convertible, a touring version with an unusual trunk and a track-bound GTR version. McLaren Special Operations has also announced a special-edition 650S to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the F1 GTR's win at Le Mans.