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McLaren and Blue Peter launch ‘Supercar’ competition

McLaren Automotive

Supercar maker McLaren Automotive has teamed up with the BBC’s Blue Peter children’s programme to launch a unique competition asking young viewers to design their ‘Supercar of the Future’. The winner will have the opportunity to meet with McLaren’s leading designers and engineers and see their winning design brought to …

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Aston Martin Vantage review

Aston Martin Vantage

Since Aston Martin was founded in 1913 it has suffered some turbulent financial times, including bankruptcy on a couple of occasions. Despite this, the brand is strong and globally renowned. Currently in a stronger position than it has been for some years, it is a company with revitalised ambition. Probably …

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Top 5 Most Expensive Supercars of 2018

Aston Martin Valkyrie

Increasingly cars are not just used to get you from A to B, they are also a status symbol. No self-respecting billionaire or celebrity would be without the latest supercar to show off to their wealthy friends. The super cars can be fitted with the latest technology and modified to …

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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review


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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