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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review

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With an unexpectedly close title race unfolding, technical modifications will be the main focus for all teams in the upcoming summer break. So too will strategies relating to ‘secondary’ drivers, and how they may decoy rivals, enabling their team to get the best results possible. Here, Automotive Blog looks at …

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McLaren 570S raises £725,000 for charity

McLaren 570S raises for £725,000 charity

A McLaren donated to Sir Elton John’s charity has sold for a staggering £725,000 – more than four times its value. Philanthropic petrolheads battled it out to get their hands on the stunning 204mph McLaren 570S Spider at The Argento Ball. The convertible, which McLaren Automotive donated to the Elton …

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McLaren 570GT review

McLaren 570GT

The McLaren 570GT is like no other McLaren. With chassis, suspension, steering and styling tweaks, extra luggage space and more creature comforts, it’s the most practical and comfortable McLaren ever. Maybe it’s just me, but I struggle to distinguish between McLaren models, but with the 570GT there’s an obvious giveaway. …

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Pure electric McLaren launched

Pure electric McLaren launched

McLaren Automotive has unveiled its first 100% electric vehicle – the diminutive McLaren P1. Now available, but only to a limited group of potential customers (those under the age of six), the open-top car features a central driving position – just like the iconic McLaren F1 – and McLaren’s signature …

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Shell unveils 107mpg city car concept

Shell concept city car

Oil giant Shell is hoping to prove that there’s still mileage left in the internal combustion engine by unveiling an ultra-efficient petrol car. The Shell Concept Car, which is capable of 107mpg and a 45mpg top speed, is a total rethink of ex-McLaren designer Gordon Murray’s T25 produced in 2010. …

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McLaren’s hardcore topless supercar

McLaren 675LT Spider

McLaren 675LT Spider confirmed – just 500 of the “most focused, fastest and exhilarating open top McLaren model ever” will be built, priced at £285,450 each – see and hear it here! With a top speed of 203mph, the 675LT can accelerate from 0-62mph in 2.9 seconds, and reach 124mph in …

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Wilton Classic car heaven

Wilton Classic and Supercar Show

We’ve been snapping away at the Wilton Classic and Supercar Show – here are some of our favourite shots… You had to be there to appreciate the sheer scale of this 1926 Type 41 Bugatti Royale Torpedo. A truly awesome car… The car park at Wilton Classic and Supercar was …

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‘Entry level’ McLaren unveiled

McLaren 570S

McLaren have announced their most affordable car ever – the 570S Coupe. The first model in McLaren’s Sports Series, it clearly has the Porsche 911 Turbo firmly in its sights. Expected to cost around £140,000 when it goes on sale later this year, the mid-engined, rear-wheel drive, carbon-fibre car will …

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Meet the McLaren 675LT

McLaren 675LT

Introducing the road-legal, track-focused McLaren 675LT which will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Even lighter and more powerful than a 650S – it has a 0-62mph time of 2.9 seconds and a 205mph top speed! McLaren says the “675LT re-establishes the McLaren ‘Longtail’ heritage, focusing …

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Jenson’s Rolls-Royce deal

Jenson Button signs Rolls-Royce deal

F1 star Jenson Button will arrive in style at overseas Grands Prix this season. Rolls-Royce fan Jenson has selected a number of the iconic car company’s models, including the Wraith, Phantom Drophead Coupé and Ghost, to transport himself to 10 of this year’s races. “I am absolutely delighted to be …

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