Last week, we took a look at the final set of McLaren 600LT Spider models, which feature an exclusive exterior design by MSO the McLaren Special Operations. Called Segestria Borealis, the twelve models have been nicknamed “Spider Spider.” We took a closer look at the vehicle’s exterior design in that article, so today we thought we’d see what sets the interior apart from other McLaren 600LT Spider models by highlighting the design of its cabin and some of the features it adds.Read the rest of this entry
More episodes of the McLaren Tech Club have been posted on the brand’s YouTube channel, so we thought we’d share episode five, the next in the series. Last time Jonathan Beaumont spoke about how it feels to drive the McLaren Speedtail, this time we return to the McLaren Elva to hear about the pioneering Active Air Management System as the vehicle’s Chief Engineer, Andrew Kay, tells us a bit more about how it works and what went into its design and engineering.Read the rest of this entry
The 600LT Spider line of vehicles is coming to an end here in North America, as all units have been ordered and accounted for, save the final dozen. These last twelve units feature an incredible, unique design theme created by McLaren Special Operations, and we know you’re interested to find out how it looks. The short answer is good, but we’ll dive into the specifics on the McLaren 600LT Spider Segestria Borealis by MSO below.Read the rest of this entry
Does my new car really need to be detailed? Does a new born baby need to be cleaned and checked!?
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It’s time to share another episode of the McLaren Tech Club. The last episode dove into the design of the newest McLaren Longtail, the 765LT, but this episode looks into the McLaren Speedtail to give everyone an idea of what it feels like to drive the incredible machine for the very first time. The video not only features the incredible Speedtail but the McLaren Ultimate Series Vehicle Line Manager, Jonathan Beaumont, talking about the vehicle. To give you an idea of the Speedtail’s speed, it can go from a complete stop up to approximately 187 miles per hour in just 13 seconds. To get the full idea of how it feels, be sure to watch the episode below.Read the rest of this entry
When building high-performance vehicles, one thing about which engineers have to be constantly vigilant is curb weight. The more weight a vehicle has, the more its performance is crippled. As McLaren continues to move toward the hybrid supercar future in which it’s already heading, it has put a special focus on winning what the company has dubbed “the weight race.” In other words, weight reduction is incredibly important in McLaren vehicles, as was evidenced in the design of the McLaren 765LT.Read the rest of this entry
Earlier this month, we shared the very first video in the McLaren Tech Club series. It was focused on the virtual windscreen of the McLaren Elva and gave a lot of insight into how exactly that technology works. The second video was focused on the rear wing of the McLaren Senna GTR, and we shared that in a blog that gave you the rundown on what exactly the McLaren Tech Club is. Now, the third episode has been released, focusing entirely on the design of the McLaren 765 LT – which we’ve covered plenty on our blog already. Enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for episode four!Read the rest of this entry
We’ve talked quite a bit about the new McLaren 765LT – the newest Longtail model on the lineup – but today we wanted to cover one more integral part of its design: aerodynamics. Along with that, we wanted to highlight just how much carbon fiber was used in the design of the vehicle, as it’s an impressive amountRead the rest of this entry
If you’re a McLaren enthusiast, like we are, you’re going to absolutely love the McLaren Tech Club. This new offering from the McLaren brand is a series of short films that will explore the different technologies and features found within McLaren vehicles and include interviews with McLaren experts themselves. We’re stoked about the new series, the first episode of which you might have already seen shared here on our blog.Read the rest of this entry
We’ve touched on the McLaren Active Air Management System found in the 2020 McLaren Elva in the past, but a new video has been added to the McLaren Automotive YouTube channel that we thought you might like to see, as it gives a really good look at just how the McLaren Elva protects you from the wind despite not having a traditional windscreen to protect you from the elements. Seems a little crazy, doesn’t it? But we assure you, you’ll be safe thanks to this system. Check it out!Read the rest of this entry