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What is understeer?

Understeer Definition, Causes and How to Deal with It  

Most drivers, at some time or another, have experienced a phenomenon called understeer. It happens a lot in the racing world, which is why customers come in to visit us here at McLaren Chicago and smack us with questions like the following: what exactly is understeer? How and why does it occur? How should one deal with it when it does?

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What warranty coverage comes with the McLaren Artura?

2022 McLaren Artura Warranty Coverage

The 2022 McLaren Artura was just revealed in February 2021, and we’ve already received a lot of inquiries about it here at McLaren Chicago. This vehicle is the first series-production High-Performance Hybrid from our favorite automaker; it’s the product of more than half a century of racing and road-car experience and expertise.

One important factor to consider when buying any new vehicle is warranty coverage. This holds as true when hopping behind the wheel of a supercar as would with any other type of ride. That’s why we’re here to take a look at the occasionally pondered query: what warranty coverage will McLaren provide on the 2022 Artura?

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How quickly does the McLaren Artura go from zero to 60?

2022 McLaren Artura 0 – 60 Acceleration Time

The all-new McLaren Artura is extremely exciting for many reasons. This high-performance hybrid supercar boasts an all-new, ultra-compact 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine paired to a lightweight, compact Axial Flux E-motor and compact hybrid battery. How fast does this whole setup get the Artura from zero to 60 miles-per-hour?

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Which McLaren is the fastest?

Fastest McLaren Models by Top Speed

It goes without saying that McLaren makes some pretty fast vehicles. No matter which McLaren you’re driving, you’re going to be able to reach some shockingly lofty speeds. Customers often ask us here at McLaren Chicago which model occupies the absolute top of the range. Which McLaren reaches the highest speeds?

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Which McLaren does Tyler, the Creator drive?

A Look at Tyler, the Creator’s Special Relationship with McLaren

Tyler, the Creator is many things. One of those things that may be less known than others is that he’s quite the automotive enthusiast. Among the brands that especially delight the rapper, fashion designer, and Odd Future leader is McLaren. So much does McLaren delight Tyler that he seems to own one for himself. Curious fans sometimes give us a ring here at McLaren Chicago and ask: what McLaren model does Tyler, the Creator have?

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What does PS mean in terms of horsepower?

PS Power Measurement Unit Meaning and Origins

If you’ve been reading about European vehicles like McLaren, you’ve likely come across the measurement “PS.” PS is used when discussing a vehicles power, similarly to horsepower. It’s not immediately clear, however, what exactly PS is. As a result, people tend to ask us here at McLaren Chicago: what is PS, and how does it compare to horsepower?

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Where can I turn in my leased McLaren in Chicago, IL?

Turn In Your McLaren Lease in the Windy City

Leasing a McLaren is a great way to get a top-tier supercar experience without having to shell out the full lofty purchase price. However, all things, both good and bad, must eventually come to an end. Sadly, the McLaren lease falls into this mortal category as well.

If you’ve found yourself in the Chicago area with a McLaren lease on your hands that’s reaching its conclusion, you’re probably looking for a place to turn it in. Where can drivers turn in their leased McLaren vehicle in Chicago, IL?

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How much is a McLaren?

McLaren Model Price Range

Years of F1 racing have gifted the McLaren brand with a hefty load of vehicular knowledge, and nowadays, the automaker puts that knowledge to use for the non-racer by building high-performance road cars. The brand produces purely exotic sports cars and hypercars; an SUV will not be found in the lineup.

With the incredible performance these models provide, many out there find themselves dreaming of owning one. How much does it cost to get a McLaren?

The starting price of a new McLaren ranges from $195,000 to $2,100,000.

As you probably guessed, the exact price of a new McLaren depends on which model you choose. Among the current lineup in the automaker’s wheelhouse, the “cheapest” model is the 2020 McLaren 570S, which starts at $195,000. Working up from there is the 2020 McLaren GT, which starts at $213,195, and the new McLaren Artura, which starts at $225,000.

Those are the “lower-end” prices for this brand. At the top of the lineup lies the 2020 McLaren Speedtail, which starts at a grand total of $2,100,000. McLaren also sells several other models in the $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 range. Wild stuff, huh?

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Where can I get my exotic car detailed in Chicago, IL?

Exotic Vehicle Detailing Center in the Windy City

Detailing is an important procedure to help any vehicle look (and feel) its best. This rather oddly named procedure keeps a car clean and prevents harmful debris from causing damage. While important for any car, it’s especially important for exotic vehicles to be detailed in order to keep them in tip-top shape. Where can drivers get their exotic vehicle detailed in the Chicago area?

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2021 McLaren 720S cruising up a curved road

What is the difference between the McLaren 720s Luxury and Performance trims?

McLaren 720S Luxury Coupe Vs. McLaren 720S Performance Coupe

The McLaren 720S is nothing less than pure supercar. It provides incredible performance both on roads (such as those one might find here in Chicago) and tracks. Originally introduced for the 2018 model year, the 720S is now offered in both Spider and hardcore LT variants alongside the standard coupe. For 2021, a lightweight, track-focused 765LT model finds its way into the lineup.

The 2021 McLaren 720S is available in three trim levels: Base, Luxury, and Performance. While the Base trim has a starting MSRP of $299,000, the Luxury and Performance trims both start at the higher price point of $311,130.

It’s rare that we see two trims of a vehicle start at the same price point. What sets the McLaren 720S Luxury and Performance models apart?

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