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PostHeaderIcon McLaren 600LT vs McLaren 570S

A few years ago, McLaren was still a very small company that had few models on offer. This changed in 2015, when the Brits added a new lineup, the Sports Series. Placed under the Super Series family which includes the 650S and 675LT, among others, the Sports Series is the brand’s most affordable line of cars. It debuted with the 570S and 540C, but it soon grew to include the 570S Spider, the less track-focused 570GT, and the race-spec 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint. In 2018, McLaren finally granted the Sports Series access to its exclusive Longtail lineup and launched the 600LT.

Essentially an upgrade to the 570S, the 600LT uses more extreme aerodynamics and a more powerful engine. It’s quicker and more agile on the race track, yet it remains road-legal, sliding just under the track-only 570S GT4. So how does it compare to the 570S, the lineup’s range-topping model for three years? Let’s find out in the comparison below.

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PostHeaderIcon McLaren Builds Bespoke 570S Spider for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

McLaren has created a custom-made special edition 570S Spider that went for £725,000 (almost $950,000) as part of the 25th anniversary of Elton John’s AIDS Foundation. Proceeds from the sale of the one-off McLaren will go to John’s charity, which has helped millions of people across 26 different countries.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Builds Bespoke 570S Spider for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

McLaren has created a custom-made special edition 570S Spider that went for £725,000 (almost $950,000) as part of the 25th anniversary of Elton John’s AIDS Foundation. Proceeds from the sale of the one-off McLaren will go to John’s charity, which has helped millions of people across 26 different countries.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Teases 575LT with Top Exhaust Exits, Sets Debut for June 28

The McLaren 570LT is coming, and apparently, a new teaser released by McLaren shows that it’s coming with top-exit exhausts that have the potential to give the 570LT a better soundtrack compared to the 570S. Details are still scarce about the upcoming model, but in addition to the delightful location of the exhausts, it’s also going to arrive in limited quantities. Or as McLaren puts it, “limited to the few.”

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Teases Hardcore 570S; It Could Be Called the 600LT

McLaren just released a teaser photo that partially shows the rear section of a car that looks a lot like the 570S. But a closer look reveals significant modifications, which suggests that we are probably looking at a hardcore version of the sports car.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Pops The Champagne with 5,000 Sold Units in North America

Business is good for McLaren these days, at least as far as sales achievements are concerned. On the heels of posting its best-ever sales year in 2017 with 3,340 units, the British supercar brand has unlocked a new achievement: it just sold its 5,000th unit in North America. The 5,000th car is a Silica White McLaren 570S Spider that was purchased by Dr. Gary Leach of California this past week.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Slaps Golden Dragons on the 570GT for the Chinese Market

The Beijing and Shanghai auto shows are placed where you can find affordable cars that aren’t available anywhere else in the world sitting only meters away from luxury rigs. You can also stumble upon shameless copies of Western vehicles made by local automakers. But each edition also showcases at least one high exclusive, highly expensive supercar. This year it’s the McLaren 570GT Cabbeen Collection, a limited run of only five cars design by MSO and a Chinese fashion design wear company.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Slaps Golden Dragons on the 570GT for the Chinese Market

The Beijing and Shanghai auto shows are placed where you can find affordable cars that aren’t available anywhere else in the world sitting only meters away from luxury rigs. You can also stumble upon shameless copies of Western vehicles made by local automakers. But each edition also showcases at least one high exclusive, highly expensive supercar. This year it’s the McLaren 570GT Cabbeen Collection, a limited run of only five cars design by MSO and a Chinese fashion design wear company.

PostHeaderIcon Canada Scores Big as McLaren Gives it Its Own McLaren 570S MSO

Canada isn’t the first country you think of that gets a fair amount of exclusive special editions. For whatever reason, that distinction probably goes to Japan. But the Great White North gets its fair share, and the latest one is this bespoke beauty from McLaren’s MSO customization division. It’s called the McLaren 570S Spider Canada Commission, and it’s limited to just five units.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection

First unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, the McLaren 570S hit the segment as a more accessible, daily-driver-friendly way to get into the McLaren lifestyle. Following in its footsteps was the GT model, revealed at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. Now, there’s a new bespoke variant of the 570GT on offer, and it’s called the MSO Black Collection, bringing customers a custom exterior style, extra aural presence, and a slew of top-shelf standard features.

Continue reading to learn more about the McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection.

PostHeaderIcon Saint Patrick’s Day Special – Check Out These Mean And Green Performance Machines

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, TopSpeeders! We hope all you out there are enjoying the holiday, but in the off-chance you forgot to wear green, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.

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Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus


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Looks like Iron Man ditched the red and gold in favor of something a little more viridescent! Making the go in this special edition drop top Four Ring sports car is a Lambo-sourced V-10 power plant pumping out 610 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque, all of which hits the ground through a standard AWD system. A sprint to 60 mph takes just 3.3 seconds, while top speed is pegged at 204 mph.

Read our full review on the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus.

2015 Lamborghini Huracan GT3


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There’s just something so right about a lime green Lambo, don’t ya think? The wild aero, the shark nose, the speed slab stance – it all begs for something as head-turning as this hue we see here. The car in question is a race-ready iteration of the Huracan, sporting upgraded body panels that make more downforce and keep it all running nice and cool. It’s all-business, and bad as hell to boot.

Read our full review on the 2015 Lamborghini Huracan GT3.

2018 McLaren 570GT In XP Green By MSO


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The here color might be a bit toned down compared to the above two sports cars, but the performance at play with this custom McLaren is nothing less than impressive. Mounted in the middle is a 3.8-liter V-8, which gets two turbos to help it produce upwards of 562 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. Meanwhile, the exterior color is a nod to the McLaren F1 XP GT Longtail from the late ‘90s. Guess it’s not so toned down after all.

Read our full review on the 2018 McLaren 570GT In XP Green By MSO.

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS


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Just released last month, the latest 911 GT3 RS is a beast of a machine. Aimed squarely at the track crowd, this Stuttgart superstar gets all the right stuff to kill the local lap record. Carbon bits and a stripped-down demeanor shave the weight, while as much as 520 horsepower and 346 pound-feet of torque slingshot it to 60 mph in just 3 seconds flat.

Read our full review on the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

PostHeaderIcon There’s a Special McLaren 570S Just for Valentines Day!

While most Valentine’s Day gifts usually consist of flowers, chocolates, or gift cards to Bed, Bath, and Beyond (I don’t have time, ok!), somebody in this great, big world of ours decided to go big with his present. Instead of getting one of those oversized teddy bears, this “incurable romantic” decided to commission McLaren’s MSO personalization division by building him a custom, one-off McLaren 570S Spider that’s dripping in the colors of the day: red, red, and more red.


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“The one-off McLaren 570S Spider starts off with a bang as the exterior sports a ruby shade of Vermillion Red paint finish”

The one-off McLaren 570S Spider starts off with a bang as the exterior sports a ruby shade of Vermillion Red paint finish. This specific shade comes directly from the McLaren Elite color palette, which itself comes with a splash of exclusivity. The ruby red body of the 570S Spider is matched in audacity by red brake calipers and a specific set of Michelin P Zero tires taken from the tire manufacturer’s “Color Edition” collection. Care to venture a guess why it belongs in that collection? It’s because the tires come with a matching red stripe. Fortunately — or unfortunately, depending on your preference — not every surface area of the exterior is covered in red. The roof, for example, sports a Dark Palladium gray finish while specific sections of the car received carbon fiber trim. This includes the door inserts, front splitter, back bumper, rear spoiler, and parts of the rear deck lid.

Ok, the break from all the red is over. Move to the interior and the Saint Valentine’s color returns with a vengeance. This time, MSO dressed up the 570S Spider’s cabin with a mixture of Apex Red and Jet Black Nappa leather. The steering wheel also gets the same Apex Red leather while the seat belts are Indian Red. It’s hard to tell the difference between the two, but we’ll let it slide. The dominion of red in the interior is broken up by the aforementioned Jet Black Nappa leather upholstery. MSO also added a Carbon Black Alcantara trim and sprinkled more of the lightweight stuff on the doors, center tunnel, and door sills.


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“MSO dressed up the 570S Spider’s cabin with a mixture of Apex Red and Jet Black Nappa leather”

Move to the engine and I’m happy to report that MSO didn’t paint it in red, which it probably could have if the person who commissioned it wanted to. Instead, we get the same 3.8-liter biturbo V-8 unit that the standard 570S has at its disposal. The engine is still capable of producing 562 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. All that power is sent to the rear wheels courtesy of McLaren’s seven-speed seamless shift transmission. The result is a car that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds before hitting a top speed of about 196 mph. And that’s with the top down.

I suppose now is the time to once again remind you that this bloodshot McLaren 570S Spider is a one-off creation. It’s not for sale, though you can buy a stock example of the supercar for a tidy sum of $208,800. It’s a steep price to pay, but can you imagine the kind of reaction your significant other will have when she sees this car with a ribbon on the hood?

I can only hope that whoever commissioned McLaren to build this one-off 570S Spider still has enough money for dinner.

References

McLaren 570S


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Read our full review on the 2018 McLaren 570S Spider.


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S.


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PostHeaderIcon McLaren MSO X

Launched in 2015, the McLaren Sports Series is the automaker’s most affordable lineup yet and already includes a handful of different variations. There’s the entry-level 540C, the more powerful 570S, the comfort-oriented 570GT, and even a spyder version. In 2016, McLaren also launched two race-spec variants, the 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint. Come 2018 and the British firmed introduced yet another version of the highly acclaimed sports car. But unlike its predecessors, this one was crafted by the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division for the company’s largest U.S. importer. It goes by the name MSO X, and it’s essentially a road-legal 570S GT4.

Commissioned as an MSO Bespoke project by McLaren Newport Beach, the MSO X was designed to emulate the look and feel of the GT4 race car, but retain a fully road-legal status and some convenience features. It was unveiled at a special McLaren customer event near Las Vegas in late January, where all ten units were handed over to their customers. Yup, if you thought that the regular 570S was rare, the MSO X is a car you might not even see on public roads unless you attend McLaren meetings or certain open track days.

Continue reading to learn more about the McLaren MSO X.

What makes the McLaren MSO X Special

  • Almost identical to 570S GT4
  • Race-inspired features
  • Exposed carbon exterior
  • Bespoke features
  • Unique rear wing
  • Exposed carbon chassis
  • Alcantara upholstery
  • Color-matched harness bar
  • Standard telemetry system
  • Loads of convenience features
  • Standard 3.8-liter V-8 engine
  • Limited to only 10 units
  • All sold in the U.S.

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“The really cool thing about the MSO X is that it looks almost identical to the 570S GT4 race car”

The really cool thing about the MSO X (apart from its name of course) is that it looks almost identical to the 570S GT4 race car. You have to look really close to spot the differences, as there aren’t too many to talk about. Even the livery is similar to the race car, each example wearing a race-like number (1 to 10) on the doors.

Up front, we can see a similar bumper section with a big diffuser and large extensions toward the sides. McLaren even mounted canards toward the wheels, and they’re only slightly smaller than the GT4’s. The bonnet is also sourced from the GT4, sporting similar air intakes that work in conjunction with the roof snorkel, which in turn is a tribute to the 1997 F1 GT-R Longtail. The latter enhances airflow. The center bumper isn’t as aggressive as the GT4 though, and the MSO X appears to sit a tad higher above the ground.


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“The rear end is surprisingly similar to the GT4, down to the menacing diffuser and the big wing”

The rear end is surprisingly similar to the GT4, down to the menacing diffuser (including the colored highlights) and the big wing. Sure, the wing is a bit different, the fascia has extra louvers, and the exhaust is finished in chrome, but again, you have to look really close to tell the MSO X and the race-spec 570S GT4 apart. The wing also provides 100 kg (about 220 pounds) of extra downforce compared to the standard 750S. The MSO X also uses a custom titanium exhaust and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires. All cars have satin finish carbon-fiber on the entire body, including the roof, engine cover, side skirts, and the rear bumper.

The interior of the MSO X is as bespoke as they get. In order to obtain that race-ready, GT4-spec look, MSO deliberately kept the carbon-fiber Monocell 2 chassis exposed. The lightweight material is also visible on the steering wheel, center stack, center console, and door panels. Although the seats are wrapped in Alcantara, they’re also made from carbon for weight-saving purposes. MSO also added carbon sill panels and a bespoke bulkhead that features storage space for a race helmet.


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“MSO deliberately kept the carbon-fiber Monocell 2 chassis exposed”

Speaking of storage room, the center tunnel bin seen in the regular 570S was removed to save weight. Also, the MSO X received the 570S GT4’s raised carbon-fiber center console for race-inspired look. A color-matched harness bar for the six-point racing harnesses and the McLaren Track Telemetry system turns the road-legal vehicle into a full-blown race car for track weekends. However, the MSO X retains most of McLaren’s convenience features, including the parking sensors, rearview cameras, vehicle lift, and air conditioning.


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“Motivation comes from a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 engine rated at 562 horsepower”

McLaren had nothing to say about the drivetrain, so it’s safe to assume that the MSO X uses the same underpinnings as the standard 570S. In this case, motivation is provided by a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 engine rated at 562 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The mill mates to a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission and helps the car charge from 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds. Given all the aerodynamic enhancements, the MSO X should be able to get there quicker by at least a tenth-second. Top speed likely remains unchanged at 204 mph.

The British firm didn’t say how much one of these race-ready coupes costs, but it’s safe to assume that it’s significantly more expensive than the regular 570S, priced from $184,900. Given the extreme modifications and the complex MSO Bespoke program, I’d say that owners paid close to $300,000, a sticker that makes the MSO X the most expensive Sports Series model yet. And yes, it fetches more than the 570S GT4 it is based on (priced from £159,900, or about $223,250 as of February 2018, in the U.K.).

References

McLaren 570S


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S.


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S GT4.


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PostHeaderIcon McLaren MSO X

Launched in 2015, the McLaren Sports Series is the automaker’s most affordable lineup yet and already includes a handful of different variations. There’s the entry-level 540C, the more powerful 570S, the comfort-oriented 570GT, and even a spyder version. In 2016, McLaren also launched two race-spec variants, the 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint. Come 2018 and the British firmed introduced yet another version of the highly acclaimed sports car. But unlike its predecessors, this one was crafted by the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division for the company’s largest U.S. importer. It goes by the name MSO X, and it’s essentially a road-legal 570S GT4.

Commissioned as an MSO Bespoke project by McLaren Newport Beach, the MSO X was designed to emulate the look and feel of the GT4 race car, but retain a fully road-legal status and some convenience features. It was unveiled at a special McLaren customer event near Las Vegas in late January, where all ten units were handed over to their customers. Yup, if you thought that the regular 570S was rare, the MSO X is a car you might not even see on public roads unless you attend McLaren meetings or certain open track days.

Continue reading to learn more about the McLaren MSO X.

What makes the McLaren MSO X Special

  • Almost identical to 570S GT4
  • Race-inspired features
  • Exposed carbon exterior
  • Bespoke features
  • Unique rear wing
  • Exposed carbon chassis
  • Alcantara upholstery
  • Color-matched harness bar
  • Standard telemetry system
  • Loads of convenience features
  • Standard 3.8-liter V-8 engine
  • Limited to only 10 units
  • All sold in the U.S.

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“The really cool thing about the MSO X is that it looks almost identical to the 570S GT4 race car”

The really cool thing about the MSO X (apart from its name of course) is that it looks almost identical to the 570S GT4 race car. You have to look really close to spot the differences, as there aren’t too many to talk about. Even the livery is similar to the race car, each example wearing a race-like number (1 to 10) on the doors.

Up front, we can see a similar bumper section with a big diffuser and large extensions toward the sides. McLaren even mounted canards toward the wheels, and they’re only slightly smaller than the GT4’s. The bonnet is also sourced from the GT4, sporting similar air intakes that work in conjunction with the roof snorkel, which in turn is a tribute to the 1997 F1 GT-R Longtail. The latter enhances airflow. The center bumper isn’t as aggressive as the GT4 though, and the MSO X appears to sit a tad higher above the ground.


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“The rear end is surprisingly similar to the GT4, down to the menacing diffuser and the big wing”

The rear end is surprisingly similar to the GT4, down to the menacing diffuser (including the colored highlights) and the big wing. Sure, the wing is a bit different, the fascia has extra louvers, and the exhaust is finished in chrome, but again, you have to look really close to tell the MSO X and the race-spec 570S GT4 apart. The wing also provides 100 kg (about 220 pounds) of extra downforce compared to the standard 750S. The MSO X also uses a custom titanium exhaust and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires. All cars have satin finish carbon-fiber on the entire body, including the roof, engine cover, side skirts, and the rear bumper.

The interior of the MSO X is as bespoke as they get. In order to obtain that race-ready, GT4-spec look, MSO deliberately kept the carbon-fiber Monocell 2 chassis exposed. The lightweight material is also visible on the steering wheel, center stack, center console, and door panels. Although the seats are wrapped in Alcantara, they’re also made from carbon for weight-saving purposes. MSO also added carbon sill panels and a bespoke bulkhead that features storage space for a race helmet.


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“MSO deliberately kept the carbon-fiber Monocell 2 chassis exposed”

Speaking of storage room, the center tunnel bin seen in the regular 570S was removed to save weight. Also, the MSO X received the 570S GT4’s raised carbon-fiber center console for race-inspired look. A color-matched harness bar for the six-point racing harnesses and the McLaren Track Telemetry system turns the road-legal vehicle into a full-blown race car for track weekends. However, the MSO X retains most of McLaren’s convenience features, including the parking sensors, rearview cameras, vehicle lift, and air conditioning.


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“Motivation comes from a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 engine rated at 562 horsepower”

McLaren had nothing to say about the drivetrain, so it’s safe to assume that the MSO X uses the same underpinnings as the standard 570S. In this case, motivation is provided by a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V-8 engine rated at 562 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. The mill mates to a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission and helps the car charge from 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds. Given all the aerodynamic enhancements, the MSO X should be able to get there quicker by at least a tenth-second. Top speed likely remains unchanged at 204 mph.

The British firm didn’t say how much one of these race-ready coupes costs, but it’s safe to assume that it’s significantly more expensive than the regular 570S, priced from $184,900. Given the extreme modifications and the complex MSO Bespoke program, I’d say that owners paid close to $300,000, a sticker that makes the MSO X the most expensive Sports Series model yet. And yes, it fetches more than the 570S GT4 it is based on (priced from £159,900, or about $223,250 as of February 2018, in the U.K.).

References

McLaren 570S


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S.


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S GT4.


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PostHeaderIcon Wallpaper of the Day: McLaren 570GT Sport Pack

2018 McLaren 570GT


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Check out the latest on the McLaren 570GT Sport Pack

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McLaren 570


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570GT.


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Read our full review on the 2016 McLaren 570S.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren 570GT Gets More Dynamic and Precise with New Sport Pack

Launched in 2016, the McLaren 570GT gave the Super Series lineup a new flavor with a package that’s less track focused and more road trip worthy than the 570S. While most of the styling and the drivetrain are identical to the coupe, the GT gained a side opening cargo hatch above the engine, improved sound insulation, and softer suspension settings. The car was well received by McLaren enthusiasts who wanted a less aggressive sports car, but some requested a more dynamic version of the 570GT. As a result, McLaren introduces the Sport Pack, a bundle of features that makes the GT as sporty and precise as the 570S.


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“The upgrade begins with standard carbon-ceramic brake discs and Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires”

The upgrade begins with standard carbon-ceramic brake discs and Pirelli P-Zero Corsa tires. Various chassis features and electronics have been updated to 570S specs, including the steering rack, damper actuator calibration, active damping system, and Electronic Stability Control. All these features require an extra $5,590. This means that the 570GT Sport Pack will cost $205,440. That’s a $20,540 premium over the standard 570S. McLaren doesn’t mention any performance enhancements thanks to the package, so it’s safe to assume that the bundle doesn’t shorten acceleration times and doesn’t improve top speed.

Alongside the Sport Pack, McLaren introduced new MSO options for the 570GT, including the electrochromic roof with variable tint. Using an electric current to trigger a change in the opacity of the glass through a range of settings, the electrochromic roof includes three UV-filtering options for the 570GT.


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“The new Design Edition Packs combine popular exterior colors with the By McLaren Luxury Design Interior and cost less as a bundle than if specified separately”

Additionally, the 570GT now benefits from five new Design Edition Packs. These combine popular exterior colors with the By McLaren Luxury Design Interior and cost less as a bundle than if specified separately. The new 570GT Design Editions are Silica White exterior with Saddle Tan and Carbon Black interior, Pacific Blue with Jet Black and Areia (cream), Blade Silver with Natural Tan and Carbon Black, Fire Black with Jet Black and Areia, and Storm Grey with Jet Black and Almond White.

Finally, the new color and trim choices introduced with the 570S Spider are now available for the 570GT too. Customers can now order the car in Curacao Blue, Vega Blue, and Sicilian Yellow exterior paint colors, alongside three new By McLaren Designer Interiors. Other new options include lightweight 10-spoke forged alloy wheel and Liquid Black brake calipers and the reverse camera displayed in the center of the driver TFT instrument cluster.

References

McLaren 570


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570GT.


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Read our full review on the 2016 McLaren 570S.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren Special Operations Creates Special Paint with Family History

McLaren’s Special Operations (MSO) division is capable of creating some of the most visually arresting iterations of McLaren models you’ll ever see. Models like the 720 Velocity, 650S Project Kilo, and 720S Zenith Black are all good examples of MSO’s personalization skills. That level of creativity also helps the division create unique colors that have backstories of their own. Recently, MSO decided to tap into the roots Bruce McLaren to create a color that had ties to the life of the company’s founder. And so, the Muriwai White shade was born.


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“Muriwai White is a special shade of white that carries subtle hints of blue, the latter of which you can only see if you look at the car at certain angles”

That specific shade of white served as the inspiration behind the Muriwai White shape that McLaren Special Operations is premiering on a 570S Spider. It’s a special shade of white that carries subtle hints of blue, the latter of which you can only see if you look at the car at certain angles. Amanda McLaren, Bruce’s daughter, was instrumental in deciding the color that would be created in her father’s memory. Apparently, the younger McLaren had the perfect idea in mind: use the same colors that featured on the house she grew up in and attach the name of the estate to it.


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“The new Muriwai White paint finish isn’t going to be a one-off color”

“My mother Patty had been at a dinner party with a palm reader, who told her she’d live in a big white house with blue doors and shutters,” McLaren said in a statement announcing the launch of the special color. “Whether by destiny or design, that is what transpired and Muriwai was a place of pride for Bruce and comfort to Patty years after my father’s premature death in 1970 at the age of 32.”

The new Muriwai White paint finish isn’t going to be a one-off color. Once the color premieres on the 570S Spider, customers can ask for the specific paint on any McLaren model through MSO.

References

McLaren 570S


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Read our full review on the McLaren 570S Spider.



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PostHeaderIcon In-Depth Comparison – Corvette ZR1 Vs. Europe’s Supercars

Chevy just unveiled its incredible new Corvette ZR1 over the weekend, and while we have yet to get every single nitty gritty detail, our first look at the spec sheet reveals that yes, this thing is indeed a complete and utter monster. It’s a bit like the Z06 – that is, if the Z06 trained like it had the Superbowl on Sunday and a championship MMA fight on Monday. All told, the ZR1 is the fastest, most powerful production car Chevy has ever created, with all the right equipment needed to make it a full-fledged supercar. And when you consider that, it makes sense Chevy first pulled the sheets in a private event in Dubai, a town that could very well lay claim to the title of supercar capital of the world (seriously, just check out the Dubai police force!). So then, the question is this – how does the ZR1 fair when challenged by Europe’s idea of a supercar?

To find out, we’ve put together the following comparison, which will dive into the exterior, interior, drivetrain, and chassis specs of the ZR1 to see how it lines up. Playing the part of the rivals is the McLaren 570S, Porsche 911 Turbo S, and Mercedes-AMG GT S, each of which carries some serious weight in the world of top-shelf performance (not to mention a top-shelf price tag as well). Can the ‘Vette rebuff the European onslaught? Read on to find out.

Continue reading for an in-depth comparison between the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and Europe’s supercars.

Exterior

McLaren 570S


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As expected, the McLaren of the group looks to be the closest to a “traditional” supercar in terms of exterior styling. It’s got the same proportions and cues as the brand’s halo hybrid, the world-beating, highly venerated P1. Granted, the 570S is a bit more understated, but the DNA is obvious.

In front, we find lower aero blades in the fascia, as well as teardrop-shaped, LED headlights up top. The doors open in a dihedral fashion, while a “floating tendon” design in the flanks helps to divert atmosphere into the side pod intakes, keeping it cool while also finding a good balance between max downforce and minimal drag. In back you’ll find a flying buttresses design, with the aero shaped to help extract hot air from the engine bay, while also keeping the tail planted at speed.

McLaren 570S – exterior dimensions

Wheelbase (Inches) 105.1
Length (Inches) 178.3
Width (Inches) 82.5
Height (Inches) 47.3

Porsche 911 Turbo S


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Not much surprise here – the 911 Turbo S looks like just about every other 911 on the road, save for a few unique touches here and there. The differences between the Turbo and Turbo S are even harder to pick out. However, if extra style and aero stick are what you’re after, then you can get yours with a factory body kit that adds a new wing element in the rear, new side skirts, and a few new front lip spoilers in the corners of the fascia.

The S also gets unique center-locking wheels, with a motorsport-inspired design and a 20-inch diameter. Full LED headlights come as standard, while narrow LED daytime running lights are in the lower corners of the front bumper. In back are 3D brake lights, as well as standard black exhaust tips. The latest model year also gets specialty colors like Miami Blue and Lava Orange.

Porsche 911 Turbo S – exterior dimensions

Wheelbase (Inches) 96.5
Length (Inches) 177.4
Width (Inches) 74
Height (Inches) 51

Mercedes-AMG GT S


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Out of all the entries on this list, the Mercedes-AMG GT S is undoubtedly the most elegant. While aggressive and sporty, the Merc balances out with a good bit of refinement as well, looking more luxurious and comfort-oriented than most other modern exotics.

Regardless, the Merc still uses plenty of carbon fiber, and incorporates styling cues from arguably the world’s first supercar, the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. The means it gets an extended hood line and cab-back proportions, with long, straight lines that give it that rocket sled sort of feeling. The headlights stretch back into the fenders, while the front fascia gets a rounded central intake and a thinner lower intake. The side intakes cool the brakes, while thin taillights take up a spot in the rear. The rear glass also extends down into the trunk, once again enhancing the car’s sense of length. Just ahead of those large wheels up front are the requisite fender cutouts, which are just for show, but look quite good all the same.

Mercedes-AMG GT S – exterior dimensions

Wheelbase (Inches) 103.5
Length (Inches) 179
Width (Inches) 76.3
Height (Inches) 50.7

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1


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From refined elegance, to shock and awe – the Corvette ZR1 is a rather striking thing to behold. It’s like a great white shark with more downforce, an apex predator that’s very, very hungry. Chevy pulled no punches with the styling, equipping the ‘Vette with an all-new front fascia. In fact, the whole front clip is new, including the sharpened intakes and wider fenders.

Of course, the ZR1’s new exterior isn’t just for looks – this thing is effective at speed as well, with extensive wind tunnel testing yielding some pretty impressive results in terms of aero. A variety of packages are offered to give buyers a choice of downforce levels, with the ZTK Performance Pack throwing in something called the High Wing that’ll make as much as 950 pounds of extra stick at speed, roughly 60 percent more than a modern Z06 equipped with the Z07 Performance Package. The wing is also adjustable, with up to 5 degrees of tunability to better suit the driver’s preferences on the track. In addition, the ZTK pack adds a more effective front splitter, which is made from carbon fiber and sandwiched by vertical end plates. A Low Wing configuration is also on deck, which is less aggressive, but still manages to produce 70 percent more downforce than the base model Z06.


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“Of course, the ZR1’s new exterior isn’t just for looks – this thing is effective at speed as well, with extensive wind tunnel testing yielding some pretty impressive results in terms of aero.”

In fact, the wings are so effective, Chevy had to mount them directly to the chassis, similar to the C7.R racing machine. The wing uses a cast aluminum truss structure that hooks up to the bumper beam, which is necessary because otherwise, all that downforce would deform the trunk. Impressive.

Up front, you’ll find a redesigned hood to accommodate the new supercharger, offering more clearance while also keeping the powerplant cool with carbon fiber louvers. The wheels are staggered at 19 inches in front and 20 inches in back. More eye-catching styling can be had with the Sebring Orange Design Package, which adds a searing shade of carrot color to the body panels, brake calipers, side skirts, and splitter, not to mention select interior components like the stitching and seat belts. Extra bronze aluminum trim was added as well.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – exterior dimensions

Wheelbase (Inches) 106.7
Length (Inches) 176.9
Width (Inches) 77.4
Height (Inches) 48.6

Interior

McLaren 570S


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As part of McLaren’s Sport Series line, the 570S was designed specifically to offer more space and greater usability as compared to the rest of the brand’s more hardcore models. A full infotainment system is equipped, with info relayed to the driver via a new digital instrument cluster behind the flat-bottom steering wheel and a 7.0-inch touchscreen in the dash. There’s integrated climate control, Bluetooth support, and either digital or satellite radio for aural diversions. Leather upholstery was added to the seats, dash, and steering wheel, with further customization options offered with Alcantara, Nappa leather, and carbon fiber trim. A Bowers & Wilkins stereo with 12 speakers is also on the options list.

And while it’s a bit more comfortable than other McLarens, the 570S is still very much driver focused and performance oriented, a characteristic that’s complemented by the option for racing bucket seats.

McLaren 570S – interior dimensions

Cargo room 5.3 cubic feet

Porsche 911 Turbo S


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Like the exterior, the interior of the 911 Turbo S is more or less a carryover from years before. There are carbon inlays added to the dash, center console, and the central transmission tunnel, while a 360 mm (14.2-inch) diameter steering wheel offers influences from Stuttgart’s hybrid halo car, the 918 Spyder. Equipped with the Sport Chrono Package, the 911 Turbo S also gets an analog clock mounted high on the dash. A variety of buttons and mode switches are spread out just about everywhere, including on the steering wheel and central tunnel, offering inputs for the various performance systems and infotainment features.

Speaking of infotainment, the 911 offers Porsche’s Communication Management with Online Navigation, plus a standard Connect Plus module, Wi-Fi hot spot, Bluetooth support, and USB connections for your smartphone. A small touchscreen is mounted in the center console. Standard spec is a Bose stereo system, while upgrades include a Burmester stereo system.

Porsche 911 Turbo S – interior dimensions

Cargo room 5.1 cubic feet

Mercedes-AMG GT S


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One look is all you need to confirm just how lovely it is inside the Mercedes-AMG GT S. This handsome interior layout draws its inspiration from various aviation and motorsport themes, while never ignoring Merc’s commitment to luxury. The center console is broad and comes studded with controls set in a glossy surround that’s meant to mimic the shape of the engine’s “vee” configuration. The flat-bottom steering wheel is covered in Alcantara and gets a top center mark, while the broad dash wraps around the occupants, continuing the lines of the concave doors to give it an enhanced sense of volume. High-end materials abound, with leather upholstery and trim made from both aluminum and carbon fiber. Red contrast stitching rounds it out.

Mercedes-AMG GT S – interior dimensions

Headroom 39.5 inches
Cargo room 10.1 cubic feet

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1


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Inside the Corvette ZR1, the look and layout is once again reminiscent of the Z06, offering the same driver-focused layout as before, but with a few extra premium touches here are there. Overall, The ZR1 looks and feels like a high-powered GT car, rather than a stripped-down track car, with leather upholstery for the seats, suede microfiber inserts, and the option for Napa leather upholstery. The flat-bottom steering wheel also gets a good deal of carbon fiber trim, while options include a Bose audio system. A performance data recorder provides numbers to back your tales of on-track heroics. Funny enough, this thing even gets 15 cubic feet of cargo room – talk about practical!

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – interior dimensions

Headroom (Inches) 38
Legroom (Inches) 43
Shoulder Room (Inches) 55
Hip Room (Inches) 54
EPA passenger volume (cu. ft. ) 52
Cargo volume (cu. ft.) 15

Drivetrain

McLaren 570S


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Mounted behind the cabin of the McLaren is a detuned version of the twin-turbo 3.8-liter V-8 you get in the 650S and P1, this time around rocking 562 horsepower at 7,400 rpm and 443 pound-feet of torque at 5,000 rpm. Routing it all to the rear wheels is a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Properly applied, the 570S can hit 62 mph in 3.2 seconds and 124 mph in 9.5 seconds, continuing on to a top speed of 204 mph.

McLaren 570S – Drivetrain Specifications

Engine twin-turbo 3.8-liter V-8
Horsepower 562 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Torque 443 LB-FT @ 5,000 RPM
0 to 60 mph 3.2 seconds
Top Speed 204 mph

Porsche 911 Turbo S


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Per tradition, the 911 Turbo S mounts its engine in the rear, with a flat-six configuration for the cylinder banks. Displacement is rated at 3.8 liters, which gets boosted by two new turbos to produce as much as 580 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 553 pound-feet of torque at 2,250 rpm. A seven-speed PDK transmission sends the muscle to the ground, where all four wheels get fed for a dollop of AWD grip. Put it in all the right settings, and the 911 Turbo S will hit 60 mph in 2.9 seconds, while continuing on to a top speed of 205 mph.

Porsche 911 Turbo S – Drivetrain Specifications

Engine 4.0-liter V-8
Horsepower 580 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Torque 553 LB-FT @ 2,250 RPM
0 to 60 mph 2.9 seconds
Top Speed 205 mph

Mercedes-AMG GT S


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Under that long hood line on the Mercedes is a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8. Thanks to its Piezo fuel injectors, indirect intercooling, and Nanoslide coating for the cylinder walls and piston rings, output comes to 515 horsepower at 6,250 rpm and 479 pound-feet of torque at 1,750 rpm. The 0-to-60 mph run is done in 3.7 seconds, while top speed of 193 mph. Made from all aluminum, the V-8 is also relatively lightweight, while a “Hot Vee” configuration for the turbo placement yields faster spool time. Finally, a dry-sump oil system offers better high-G lubrication and a lower engine mounting position.

Mercedes-AMG GT S – Drivetrain Specifications

Engine 4.0-liter V-8
Horsepower 515 HP @ 6,250 RPM
Torque 479 LB-FT @ 1,750 RPM
0 to 60 mph 3.7 seconds
Top Speed 193 mph

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1


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I’d be lying if I said the Corvette ZR1’s most enticing feature was anything other than the outrageous monster powerplant lying in wait in the nose. Dubbed the LT5, this supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 uses an aluminum block and head, similar to the Z06. However, the LT5 is unique to the ZR1 (for now at least) and offers much more than a little tune-up. The entire power and torque curve is fatter, with as much as 105 extra horses and 65 extra pound-feet compared to the C7 Z06. That means the ZR1 maxes out at an impressive 755 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 715 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm.

Hitting the pavement through outrageously wide rear tires, all that go should translate into a 0-to-60 mph time of 2.5 seconds. Chevy didn’t give us an exact figure on the benchmark, but did say the ZR1 should eclipse 210 mph at the top end.

“The ZR1 maxes out at an impressive 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque, which we expect to translate into 2.5 seconds to 60 mph. 210 mph is possible at the top end.”

To keep it cool, the ZR1 equips two intercoolers and four extra radiators, bringing the total number of heat exchangers to 13, which is critical when considering the overheating issues that have plagued the new Z06. The ZR1’s Eaton supercharger is also new, offering a 52-percent increase in displacement compared to the LT4 ‘Vette, standing nearly 3 inches taller as well (hence the new hood). There’s also a 4-inch diameter throttle body engineered specifically for the ZR1, which is the biggest throttle body ever added to a ‘Vette from the factory. Keeping the thirsty ‘eight topped off is a dual fuel-injection system, with both direct injection and port injection used to keep those pony juices flowing. A seven-speed manual gearbox with rev match comes as standard, while an eight-speed automatic with paddles is optional.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – Drivetrain Specifications

Engine LT5 6.2L Supercharged V-8 with direct and port injection
Horsepower 755 HP @ 6,300 RPM (SAE certified)
Torque 715 LB-FT @ 4,400 RPM (SAE certified)
Transmission 7-speed manual with Active Rev Match
8-speed paddle-shaft automatic
0 to 60 mph 2.5 seconds
Top Speed 210 mph

Chassis And Handling

McLaren 570S


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Under the skin of the McLaren is an all-carbon chassis dubbed the MonoCell II, which was revised in order to better suit the rigors of daily driving duty. However, McLaren still managed to keep off the heft, as the whole chassis weighs just 176 pounds.

That concern for lightness was extended to the rest of the car as well, and the result is a curb weight of just 2,895 pounds. That means it’s got an impressive power-to-weight ratio too, with 428 horsepower per metric tonne. The weight is distributed 42 percent in the front and 58 percent in the rear, and is managed by unique suspension tuning with adaptive dampers and dual wishbones. Multiple drive modes offer some flexibility, while carbon ceramic brakes make it stop and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires make it grip.

Porsche 911 Turbo S


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Like all 911’s, the Turbo S benefits from its unique engine configuration to offer drivers a distinctive experience behind the wheel, and even though it’s AWD, the rear-engine should provide some decent rotation if properly provoked. It’ll stop real good as well, coming equipped from the factory with Porsche’s carbon ceramic brake package, mounting larger discs than the standard Turbo (up to 410 mm, or 16.1 inches, in the S). Six-piston calipers are used up front, while four-pots are in the rear. Finally, the front wheels are 9 inches wide, while the rears are 11.5 inches wide, an increase of half an inch overall.

Mercedes-AMG GT S


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While it might look like a bit of a luxury bruiser, the Mercedes-AMG GT S is actually surprisingly lightweight, tipping the scales at roughly 3,600 pounds. To keep it planted, there are double wishbones in the front and rear, with lots of aluminum used for the construction. The AMG also gets electronically controlled damping as standard on the S model, plus multiple drive modes adjustable inside the cabin if desired. Speed-sensitive steering is also standard, while high-performance composite brakes can be swapped for carbon ceramic units if desired. The wheels are staggered at 19 inches in front and 20 inches in the rear, and three-stage stability control lets you pick how much electronic intervention you’d like.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1


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If it’s just straight-line speed and power that you’re after, there are cheaper options than the ZR1 (did someone say Dodge Demon?). Instead, the ZR1 mates its prodigious output with the chassis and suspension pieces required to put them to use on a track with corners.

While it’s got basically the same suspension set-up as the Z06 (magnetorheological dampers, front and rear get double wishbones, etc.), the ZR1 stands outs thanks to unique tuning for greater performance. The ZTK Performance Pack enhances this with further tweaks to the Magnetic Ride Control components and chassis, as well as Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tires. Additional features include Magnetic Selective Ride Control, a variable-ratio rack-and-pinion steering set-up with electric assist, and an electronic limited-slip differential.

“While it’s got basically the same suspension set-up as the Z06, the ZR1 stands outs thanks to unique tuning for greater performance. Carbon fiber offsets the weight of the bigger blower.”

In terms of weight, the ZR1’s bigger blower and cooling bits undoubtedly add quite a bit of heft, but it was offset thanks to the inclusion of additional carbon fiber components. For example, the hood, engine cover, rear quarter panel, roof, front splitter, side rail, and intake are all made from the stuff, which results in a final curb weight of 3,524 pounds.

There’s also more than plenty of meaty tire in the corners, with the ZR1 adding a full half-inch of width to each wheel. That means you get 10.5 inches of rubber per side in front and an astonishing 12 inches per side in the rear. Yep, you read that right – 2 full feet of tire in back. Sizing for the stuff is measured at 285/30 in front and 335/25 in back. Making it stop are carbon ceramic rotors, measured at 15.5 inches in front and 15.3 inches in rear, with fixed six-pot front calipers and four-pot rear calipers.

Prices

McLaren 570S $188,600
Porsche 911 Turbo S $188,100
Mercedes-AMG GT S $132,400
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 $120,000 (estimate, market debut scheduled for next spring)

Conclusion


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Lined up against the McLaren 570S, Porsche 911 Turbo S, and Mercedes-AMG GT S, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has a few glaringly obvious deficiencies. First off, let’s talk about styling – while the ‘Vette looks like some kind of overwrought tuner special, the other three entries have style and panache, turning heads like a passing celebrity. By contrast, the ZR1 turns heads like a lion chowing down on a gazelle.

Unfortunately, the same goes for the interior specs. Once again, the European supercars offer luxury and opulence, with well-crafted layouts and superlative comfort. Meanwhile, the ‘Vette screams cost cutting.

“Depending on what kind of enthusiast you are, hyper-aggressive exterior styling and a cheap-o interior might not matter. What really matters is what happens when you put your foot down or take a corner.”

But here’s the thing – depending on what kind of enthusiast you are, all the above might not matter. What really matters is what happens when you put your foot down or take a corner, and by those measurements, the ZR1 is absolutely worthy of keeping company with Europe’s supercars.

Granted, the way the ‘Vette goes about making its speed is a bit… let’s say simplistic. Maybe old school would be the more appropriate term. Either way here’s the formula – huge tires, huge wing, huge engine. Sure, the ‘Vette has fancy adaptive suspension and an electronic diff, but compared to the other three entries examined here, there’s no denying that the ZR1 is a bit of a blunt instrument.


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“Yes, the ZR1 is a bit of a blunt instrument, but when you put it all together, what you get is top-shelf supercar performance.”

But again, that just doesn’t matter, because when you put it all together, what you get is top-shelf supercar performance. Yes, it’s a brute force approach to going fast, but it’s also brutally effective. Long story short, we’d pit the ZR1 against any of the above-mentioned European supercars on the track, and Chevy should be proud of that. Throw in the fact the Chevy should be significantly easier on the bank account, and the bad taste left by that wing-tastic exterior and plastic-heavy interior starts to fade.

The ZR1 won’t be sold in Europe, and rightfully so. This thing isn’t subtle. It isn’t refined. It isn’t luxurious. But that’s not the point. Folks aren’t gonna buy the ZR1 because of the quality of the seat stitching. They’ll buy it because it’ll hang with the best of the best from Europe for far less outlay, and that’s the point.

References

McLaren 570S


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Read our full review on the 2017 McLaren 570S.

Porsche 911 Turbo S


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Read our full review on the 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S.

Mercedes-AMG GT S


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Read our full article on the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT S.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1


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Read our full review on the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren 570GT in XP Green By MSO

In the annals of McLaren’s long and rich history in performance cars and motorsport racing, there is perhaps no greater car McLaren has ever produced than the F1. To this day, it’s regarded alongside the Ferrari F40 as the godfathers of modern supercars, a distinction that becomes more and more revered with each passing day. The F1’s history is littered with world records, race wins, and enough achievements to fill up a massive trophy case. But the supercar is also remembered for giving birth to the F1 GT Longtail, one of the most distinctive road cars McLaren has ever built. 20 years after the Longtail first appeared in 1997, McLaren is paying homage to the iconic F1 XP GT Longtail with the introduction of the super limited edition McLaren 570GT XP Green Edition.

McLaren’s MSO division did the brunt of the work in creating this ultra-exclusive, six-unit masterpiece. Beyond the goal of reliving the unmistakable aesthetics of the F1 XP GT Longtail, the exercise of creating this limited edition 570GT boils down to a showcase of MSO’s capabilities as a personalization division. This is the same unit that has given us some pretty memorable iterations in recent memory. Past works like the 650S Coupe Concept, 720S Velocity, and the unforgettable X1 Concept were all created by MSO. The 570GT XP Green Edition isn’t the first of its kind to get the MSO treatment either. But for what it’s worth, it’s the first one to have been inspired by arguably the most famous car McLaren has ever produced. That, in itself, counts for something meaningful and it’s probably the reason why MSO decided to build the 570GT XP Green Edition in such short supply.

Continue after the jump to read more about the McLaren 570GT XP Green Edition.

PostHeaderIcon McLaren 570GT by Novitec

The McLaren 570GT is about as unique as any McLaren that’s out on the market today. It’s classified under the company’s Sports Series, but really, it has the credentials of a supercar. It was prepared to be a performance daily driver in the vein of the Porsche 911, and yet it can flex its power in a heartbeat. The 570GT’s varied characteristics is a big part of its appeal, and for all it’s worth, it’s also a big reason why aftermarket tuners have taken a fancy to it. One of these tuners is Novitec and it’s got a dandy new program for the 570GT that helps improve its output numbers to reach levels that essentially puts it in the league of McLaren’s higher-echelon Super Series.

If you have ever followed Novitec’s work, you might remember the tuner has already worked on the McLaren 570S, introducing its program for that car back in December 2016. The blueprint of both kits is pretty similar in a such a way that the scope of Novitec’s modifications falls along the same sections. There are aerodynamic kits, a new set of wheels, suspension upgrades, and of course, engine tweaks that put the 570GT’s output in the vicinity of 650 horsepower, right smack where the 650S resides. It’s not the most encompassing program you’ll ever see, but for a car like the 570GT that can already shine on its own without any assistance, Novitec’s new program is simply all about making a good thing even better.

Continue after the jump to read more about the McLaren 570GT by Novitec

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End Date: Thursday Oct-18-2018 15:32:44 PDT
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1966 Ford Mustang Fastback 1966 FORD MUSTANG REAL GT FASTBACK AND MATCHJNG NUMBERS
$22,100.00 (7 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 18:41:10 PDT
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette 2LT $8,605 OFF MSRP 2019 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT
$67,955.00
End Date: Saturday Nov-3-2018 9:19:44 PDT
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1965 Chevrolet C-10 Custom 1965 Chevrolet C-10 6ft step side, 355 engine, AC, CD ,BT complete resto in 04
$12,000.00 (22 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-21-2018 19:26:24 PDT
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1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 1969 mach 1 mustang
$19,600.00 (37 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-21-2018 19:00:41 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C-10 Custom 1972 Chevy C20 truck
$9,900.00
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 8:11:11 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet C-10 1969 Chevrolet C-10 SWB super nice original truck one owner till this year
$8,350.00 (31 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-21-2018 18:52:27 PDT
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1956 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1956 CHEVY PICKUP BIG BLOCK LOWERED 1955 CHEVY 1957 CHEVY
$16,600.00 (25 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-21-2018 17:30:00 PDT
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1966 Chevrolet C-10 custom 1966 chevrolet c10 pickup base 5.3l
$4,900.00 (8 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 18:32:13 PDT
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1953 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1953 Chevrolet 3100 Advance Design Short Bed Patina Truck No Reserve
$1,025.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-21-2018 19:15:00 PDT
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