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Front three-quarter view of the 2023 McLaren 720S parked

What are the key features of the 2023 McLaren 720S?

Key Performance Features of the 2023 McLaren 720S

Make an entry wherever you go when you are driving the 2023 McLaren 720S. The 2023 McLaren 720S isn’t just an exotic supercar; it’s the ultimate track-ready streetcar with its roots in the legendary Formula 1 racing brand. Let’s check out the key performance features of the 2023 McLaren 720S at McLaren Chicago in Chicago, IL.

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Front view of the 2023 McLaren GT driving on road

How practical is the 2023 McLaren GT for long highway drives?

Performance and Practicality of the 2023 McLaren GT

If you’re looking for a supercar-level performance paired with a comfortable driving experience, the 2023 McLaren GT would be a wise choice. It features striking details such as 20-inch alloy wheels in the front and 21-inch wheels at the rear with LED headlamps and taillights. Without a doubt, the 2023 McLaren GT is set to steal the limelight wherever it’s taken. Let’s take a deeper look at the performance and practical features of the 2023 McLaren GT at McLaren Chicago in Chicago, IL.

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Lightning transposed over hood of McLaren vehicle with McLaren emblem

Is there an electric McLaren?

Electric McLaren Models and Future Plans

It seems like every automaker is going electric these days. It makes sense- not only is switching to electric vehicles an important step in creating a climate-friendly human civilization; many countries will make new gas-fueled vehicles illegal by 2030.

McLaren is typically at the cutting edge of automotive innovation. Drivers from the Chicago area occasionally ask our team here at McLaren Chicago: does McLaren produce an electric model?

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New McLaren Automotive Architecture

McLaren Tech Club shows how the carbon fibre monocoque is manufactured

Every automotive brand has something that is unique to their brand. While this varies from a specific feature to a specific design choice, every brand has something. McLaren, like other racing car brands, is known for using carbon fibre monocoque. Although other brands use it now, McLaren was the first brand to adopt this manufacturing choice. In this post, we have shared a video where the McLaren Tech Club shows how the carbon fibre monocoque is manufactured. Check it out below!

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McLaren 765LT Exterior Passenger Side Rear Angle at Sunset

What does it mean for an engine to be turbocharged?

When shopping for a new vehicle, you’ll take a look at the specs and features of all the different vehicles. When shopping for a sports car you’ll notice that a lot of them will have engines with the words “turbocharged” or “twin-turbocharged.” If you aren’t sure what these words mean, you’re not alone. While we previously covered the meaning of twin-turbocharged, we’ll be covering the meaning of turbocharged today. Keep reading as we walk you through what it means for an engine to be turbocharged.

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New McLaren Automotive Architecture

Will McLaren be using a new lightweight vehicle architecture?

Last month, McLaren Automotive – via the company’s CEO, Mike Flewitt – announced that the company’s next generation of electrified supercars would be underpinned by a brand-new vehicle architecture that is both flexible and lightweight. The new architecture has been designed with the specific purpose of housing hybrid powertrains in mind. It was completely built in-house at McLaren Composites Technology Centre located in the Sheffield region of the UK. McLaren engineers have utilized several new processes and techniques that are not only innovative but firsts across the world. These new processes helped the automaker build a safer chassis that is also more lightweight.

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McLaren Elva with Dan Parry Williams

How does the McLaren Elva Active Air Management System work?

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.

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McLaren Speedtail Exterior Driver Side Rear Profile

What does it feel like to drive the McLaren Speedtail?

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.

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