Category Archives: Safety

McLaren Artura light green exterior driving on racetrack

What’s the best seating position for driving at high speeds?

Sitting Safely When Driving on the Track

Here at McLaren Chicago, our models tend to be made for fast driving around the track. It’s not enough, however, to simply take a powerful vehicle out to a track and let ‘er rip. There are a lot of pointers to follow to ensure your high-speed fun is done in a safe and optimized manner.

One of the biggest mistakes that new drivers make at the racetrack is sitting incorrectly. How should one position the driver’s seat for the optimal and safest high-speed driving experience?

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2021 McLaren 720S cruising up a curved road

Why are speeds electronically limited?

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?

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First-person view of an individual approaching a curve in a vehicle

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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