If you’ve been following McLaren for some time, you will have noticed that it likes to call its convertibles “Spiders,” whether it’s the 570S Spider or the 765LT Spider. The moniker does sound cool unless you’re someone who dislikes creepy eight-legged crawlers. Many of our customers at McLaren Chicago in Chicago, IL ask us why McLaren convertibles are called “Spider,” and that’s what we’re going to debunk in this blog, so read on.Read the rest of this entry
Certified McLaren Lease Return Center in Chicago, IL
McLaren has been serving the sports car needs of the U.S. for over 30 years now. If you are also a sports car enthusiast living in or around Chicago, IL, this article is for you. McLaren Chicago now offers the option to not only purchase vehicles but also lease them. Continue reading to learn more about a certified McLaren lease return center in Chicago, IL.Continue reading this entry
McLaren Speedtail Innovation, Testing and Design
The McLaren team consists of some pretty wild folks, and those folks come up with some pretty wild rides. The McLaren Speedtail is one of the wildest of those creations; in fact, it’s no less than the fastest McLaren currently in existence.
Chicago drivers who’ve heard about, and perhaps even witnessed, the mind-blowing performance of the McLaren Speedtail often come up to us in a state of awe here at McLaren Chicago and beg us to tell them: how does McLaren make the Speedtail so fast?Read the rest of this entry
Chicago Financing and Lease Options for Supercars
There’s nothing quite like the experience of driving a supercar. Of course, a super vehicle comes with a super price tag; that’s just the name of the game. Driving an insane vehicle through the streets of Chicago doesn’t exactly come cheap.
However, the ability to drive a supercar is made more possible when one doesn’t have to pay for the whole thing in cash upfront. Where can one finance a supercar in the Windy City?Read the rest of this entry
Reasons for Electronic Speed Limiting in Vehicles
Here at McLaren Chicago, we deal in fast cars. Very fast. As speedy as they are, however, many of the vehicles on our lot could go faster than they do, if not for a little thing called electronic speed limiting.
It’s not just supercars, either. Lots of vehicles out there in the world have their speeds electronically limited by their makers, and have for some time. Why are the top speeds of vehicles electronically limited?Read the rest of this entry
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?Read the rest of this entry
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?Read the rest of this entry
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?Read the rest of this entry
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?Read the rest of this entry
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?Read the rest of this entry