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McLaren Sports Series teased

RoadSunday, December 21st, 2014

McLaren has released the first teaser image of its upcoming Sport Series model, which is set to rival the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 GT3. As part of McLaren’s #BlackSwanMoments teaser campaign (a symbol...

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McLaren 650S GT3. Inside the machine

RaceWednesday, December 17th, 2014

The McLaren 650S GT3 made its competitive debut at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours. crankandpiston.com decided to dive in for a close look. As is often the case when it releases a new model,...

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Hometown hero. Kevin Magnussen. McLaren 650S

RoadSunday, November 16th, 2014

Sideways around the streets of Denmark in a McLaren 650S, with F1 driver Kevin Magnussen. So you’re fresh-faced Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen, and you’re back in your home country of Denmark. Your employers,...

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VIDEO. Porsche 918 v McLaren 650S v Koenigsegg ...

RaceSunday, November 9th, 2014

The Porsche 918 Spyder takes on the McLaren 650S Spider and the Koenigsegg Agera R in a three-way drag race. But who comes out on top? At the TT Circuit Assen in the Netherlands,...

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TEASER. ‘McLaren Sports Series’ con...

RoadThursday, November 6th, 2014

McLaren’s entry level ‘P13’ to be called the McLaren Sports Series and is set to land in mid-2015 following a series of teasers.   McLaren has confirmed that its newest model – the much...

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VIDEO. McLaren P1 GTR

RaceFriday, October 24th, 2014

McLaren unveils the interior of the brand new, track-ready P1 GTR. New images of McLaren’s brand new P1 GTR ‘driver-focused cabin’ have now been released. The track-ready P1 – which takes its name from...

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VIDEO. Porsche vs McLaren vs Ducati

RaceTuesday, October 14th, 2014

Ducati 1199 Superlegerra meets Porsche 918 Spyder and McLaren P1 in a three-way drag race. But who comes out on top? In late 2012, we asked you a theoretically simple question: ‘which is faster,...

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McLaren P1. Dubai. GF Williams

RoadSaturday, October 4th, 2014

We catch up with renowned image man GF Williams as he pulls together a shoot with the mighty McLaren P1 in Dubai. This shoot came about with the intention of realising a dream I’d had...

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McLaren P1 GTR unveiled in Dubai

RaceTuesday, September 30th, 2014

McLaren’s most ‘aggressive racing concept’ yet – the P1 GTR – makes it debut in the United Arab Emirates. crankandpiston.com popped along for an ogle. Anybody with a spare $3.2m littering their bank account...

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VIDEO. New McLaren 650S GT3

RaceMonday, September 29th, 2014

In its new teaser video for the motorsport-spec 650S GT3, McLaren brings a whole new meaning to ‘being chased by the pack’. Was anybody else wondering, for a model destined to replace the 12C...

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Drag Race. McLaren 12C vs Cadillac CTS-V

RaceThursday, September 25th, 2014

McLaren MP4-12C takes on a modified Cadillac CTS-V on the drag strip. With surprising results. McLaren’s 12C is no stranger to competition, but whilst we’ve seen the best that the Ferrari 458 Italia, the...

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McLaren 12C GT3. Nürburgring lap record broken

RaceTuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jump onboard for a record-breaking lap of the Nürburgring with the 12C GT3 and McLaren GT factory driver Kevin Estre. Recently our man Bassam cited the Nürburgring 24 Hours as ‘the scariest race on...