McLaren MP4-12C Spider was officially unveiled in the beginning of July. Now McLaren showed the supercar for the first time in public at this weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
The 12C Spider is lightweight vehicle with a high-powered engine which generates 625 horsepower (460 kW). It also includes unique Retractable Hard Top (RHT) folding roof system that can be lowered or raised on the move, and a carbon ‘MonoCell’ chassis identical to that of the groundbreaking 12C Coupe.
McLaren Automotive has released a new interesting promotional video for their latest model – the MP4-12C Spider. The sports drop-top car is based on the famous MP4-12C. As a basis of this model served the same super stiff carbon fibre MonoCell chassis as its hardtop sibling and this means that it will be nothing else but exciting and dynamic to drive.
The MP4-12C Spider is powered by the same twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine that produces 625HP (460 kW). It is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch gea
McLaren MP4-12C Spider will open next chapter in the story of the automotive world. Almost a year after the appearance of the MP4-12C model and days after McLaren announced that the model is going to get some significant upgrades, they have just revealed their new high performance sports car - McLaren MP4-12C Spider.
The Spider will bring ore versatility to the range with its open top. In addition it will be powered by the astonishing twin-turbo V8-engine which will deliver an experience of
McLaren has announced their Enhanced McLaren MP4-12C GT3. It will be driven by Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button. The sports car will make its official debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year.
In addition, McLaren GT will unveil a McLaren 12C GT3 race car adorned with a unique livery, which highlights McLaren Group’s support of the ‘GREAT’ campaign launched this year by the Prime Minister’s Office and Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The GREAT campaign is design
The new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 is ready for race debut in 2012, following an intensive development programme in 2011. The competitive race season begins for new McLaren GT customer teams in Germany on 31 March, with the opening rounds of the VLN and ADAC GT Masters championships at the Nürburgring Nordschliefe and Oschersleben respectively.
The MP4-12C sports car, on which the GT3 racer is based, will also make its debut as a safety car in the FIA GT1 World Championship race at the Nogaro circui
Apparently, upon the release of the McLaren MP4-12C back in 2011, there had been an outcry of discontent about its looks from the public. Visually, it hadn't been able to live up to its power and performance they say. Deemed too bland and “evoraesque”? Well to those who feel under the weather when looking at a standard MP4-12C, there is a solution – It's the memoR by Hamann which is currently making its debut within the halls of the 82nd Geneva Motor Show.
Roughly speaking, the memoR is a styli
FAB Design has announced their latest tuning project based on the supercar McLanre MP4-12C. The name of the project is Terso and it is currently exhibited at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.
The exterior boasts a new front fascia with intakes, modified rear bumper and a diffuser as well as a carbon fiber wing. The last touch is the roof-mounted scoop. The ride sits on 20” alloy wheels fitted with Dunlop SP SportMaxx performance tires.
The performance is also upgraded. The mighty twin-turbo 3.8
Gemballa has introduced the Gemballa GT based on the McLaren MP4-12C at the Geneva Motor Show.
“Our starting point is a aerodynamic styling kit and ultra-light forged alloy wheels, and we are developing an engine upgrade programme as well.”, commented Gemballa CEO, Andreas Schwarz.
The Gemballa GT comes with complete aerodynamic package including a new front spoiler, a new rear bumper, a pair of side skirts, a new rear apron and a rear wing.
The car sits on 20” alloy wheels at the front
Mansory has introduced the customised McLaren MP4-12C, which received both styling and performance modifications.
The exterior comes with complete body kit including ultralight bonnet with exposed carbon-fibre sections, front and rear aprons as well as mirror housings and wheel arch extensions, which widen the vehicle by 60 mm. All components are made of carbon fibre and hardened in the autoclave under high pressure and temperature.
The performance mods include a high-performance exhaust s
The Occupy movement can learn a thing or two from McLaren when it comes to taking over a street, town, city or a nation. Here is a video to mark the arrival of the MP4-12C to North America.
It is not just an ordinary 0:30 commercial but in fact a minute and something video of McLarens spreading trough the US but not before coasting on the port of Baltimore in a giant tanker-ship. From there on the video was shot on five locations across the United States where dealerships will offer the MP4-12C
“From mild to wild” goes the tagline of Hennessey Performance's latest project. It's called the HPE800 and the subject is the mighty McLaren MP4-12C. It takes courage to call the Surrey originating performance car, mild. But Hennessey seem to be determined that the MP4-12C needs more power so that is just what they have done – ramped the power up to 800 bhp. The project also sees a more flamboyant aero package to the vehicle in order to improve downforce. The Hennessey CarbonAero bodywork makes
Here is an interesting trailer of Jeremy Clarkson’s brand new dvd called “Powered Up”. The Top Gear presenter went to the South of Francem, where the movie has been created.
The high-tech testing ground for Formula One - Circuit Paul Ricard is the playground and the goal is to his favourite car of the year. The track is 5.8 kilometers long including 1.8 kilometer straight.
A lot of supercars take part in the video, but some of the most interesting are the staggering Brutus with 46.0 liter