McLaren is going to open its first two showrooms in Germany, today. McLaren Dusseldorf and McLaren Hamburg are scheduled to open their doors in time for the 2011 Formula 1™ German Grand Prix which will take place at the Nurburgring this coming weekend.
The new MP4-12C high-performance sports car will be offered as well as a wide range of services. Every showroom will exhibit a piece of history to highlight McLaren’s rich heritage with each McLaren showroom displaying a real McLaren race c
The price of the new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 is £310 000. The manufacturer will build just 20 units, which will race for teams in 2012.
At a press conference held at the McLaren Technology Centre, senior McLaren GT executives revealed to the world’s media and a group of prospective 12C GT3 clients the price and development programme details of the first non-Formula 1 race car built by McLaren since the McLaren F1 GTR.
“Having been a customer of GT car manufacturers for many years, I’m
McLaren MP4-12C GT3 will be the first car from the manufacturer built for FIA GT series racing since the famous McLaren F1 GTR. The iconic F1 finished production in1997. 12C GT3 is based on the new MP4-12C, which is one of the best super sports cars in the world.
“McLaren has racing in its blood and it was a natural step to take our MP4-12C road car and turn it into the most reliable, efficient and easy to drive GT3 car. Every car on the grid will have its performance balanced by race rul
McLaren MP4-12C GT3 has just completed its debut tests at the MIRA proving ground facility and Silverstone Circuit in England.
The staggering GT3 racer is developed by McLaren GT - a new company that brings together the expertise of the McLaren Group and CRS Racing.
McLaren MP4-12C GT3’s shakedown tests have proven that all components are calibrated and the aerodynamic body structures are appraised for the first time. McLaren GT has scheduled more comprehensive tests for its racecar in M
After its stellar world debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the series of exclusive showcases to prospective customers and media across the globe in 2010, the McLaren MP4-12C ultra-sports car has finally enter production at the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) in Woking, England.
With schedule to build up to 1,000 12Cs in 2011, McLaren Automotive will be manufacturing most of its rides in a bespoke new 40m GBP McLaren Production Centre, which is due for completion in May.
At its market
McLaren priced the perfect road machine MP4-12C from £168 500 (including 20% VAT) when it goes on sale in the UK in 2011.
The car is just £1045 cheaper than Ferrari 458 Italia. Probably, this is the main reason why McLaren MP4-12C has already received over 2 700 pre-orders.
MP4-12C is powered by features a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine 608PS (447 kW) and 599Nm (442 lb-ft) of torque. It is mated to a 7-speed "Seamless Shift" double-clutch transmission which enables the car to accelerate
McLaren MP4-12C is may be the most eagerly expected car in the world. It will be presented for the first time to a public audience at Goodwood Festival of Speed. The event takes place from Thursday 1- Sunday 4 July 2010.
Current Formula 1 World Champion - Jenson Button and 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will drive the MP4-12C up Goodwood Hill on Saturday and Sunday respectively in the Supercar Run.
The prototype was tested at Goodwood Motor Circuit in March this year. The VP9 Validation Proto
McLaren F1 is a true legend. Still, after 20 years there is no faster normally aspirated production road car in the world. F1 GTR is the only car, which won Formula 1 World Championship, Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours. Furthermore, this was the first production road car to use a full carbon fibre monocoque.
The first McLaren F1 car was launched on 28th May 1992 and delivered to its happy owner in December 1993.
McLaren is a pioneer in carbon fiber technologies. They used carbon fibr
McLaren Automotive presents the first in a series of broadcast-quality short videos, which reveals the performance car testing programme for the new McLaren MP4-12C.
The politics of the company includes this unique and engaging story, which precedes the first model going on sale in Spring 2011. The footage reveals McLaren Automotive's plans, processes and challenges.
The first film is named "Inside McLaren: developing the MP4-12C". Highlights include an introduction to the McLaren Techno
McLaren Automotive is getting ready to release the new McLaren Mp4-12C. Besides the strange name it is a successor of the legendary McLaren F1, so the expectations are enormous.
The first and most shocking difference is the engine 3.8 litre 90⁰ V8 with two turbo-chargers - the ‘M838T’. McLaren F1 is powered by naturally aspirated V12 developed by BMW M division delivering 627hp and 651 N/m of torque.
The next difference in McLaren Mp4-12C is left driving position. The old F1 is 3-sea