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Man contemplates the future as horsepower transforms into PS

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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2021 McLaren 720S cruising up a curved road

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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2021 McLaren 765LT rolls out of a storage area

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?

Learn more intriguing McLaren factoids on our blog!
McLaren Speedtail driver wise facing driving on track at sunset

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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Three McLaren GT Models on Coast

Who owns McLaren?

McLaren Ownership and History

We at McLaren Chicago are rather obsessed with McLaren. We simply can’t get enough of how naturally these sleek supercars take to the Windy City’s streets. If we’re not driving a McLaren, or thinking about driving one, we’re likely thinking about the brand itself.

One question that curious folk sometimes ask is, who (or what) is actually behind this storied brand? Who holds the proverbial keys to the company itself; who owns McLaren?

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Silhouette of mysterious individual emanating from cosmos with question mark on head

Who owns Lamborghini?

Lamborghini Ownership and History

Here at McLaren Chicago, Lamborghini is one of our favorite collectible car brands. Of course, we have a special soft spot for McLaren, but Lamborghini has a vibe all its own that fulfills a delightful niche in the supercar landscape. Cruising the streets of the Windy City in a Lambo is a powerful experience.  

On particularly long and leisurely cruises, however, we’ve found ourselves wondering about the folks behind this unique brand. As such, we decided to investigate for an answer to the question: who owns Lamborghini?

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McLaren Artura rear driver side fascia parked on road

See How the McLaren Artura Represents A New Era

McLaren Tech Club Explores Electrification of the McLaren Artura

The all-new McLaren Artura is said to be the representation of the new electrified supercar era. This hybrid supercar uses several components to deliver performance that is comparable to gasoline-powered supercars. Below, we have shared a McLaren Tech Club episode that explores the electrification of the McLaren Artura. Join Dr. Sunoj George, Head of Electric Drive Technology, as he explains how the Artura changes the game.

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McLaren Artura light green exterior driving on racetrack

Check Out the Global Reveal of the New McLaren Hybrid Supercar

All-New McLaren Artura Revealed in YouTube World Premiere

After much anticipation, the all-new McLaren Artura was revealed in a YouTube world premiere on February 17th. This world premiere showcased how this hybrid supercar handles the track, its innovative features, and what went into the design process. If you missed this world premiere, you’re in luck. We have included the global reveal in this blog for your viewing convenience. Check it out and get excited to get one for yourself soon!

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