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McLaren Sets New Sales Record in 2017

Entry-level Sport Series drawing buyers.

by on Jan.05, 2018

The new McLaren 720S replaced the 650S helping the company to a new sales record.

McLaren Automotive, the maker of some of the world’s most expensive sports cars and supercars, posted record sales by selling 3,340 cars worldwide in 2017.

The continuing success of the McLaren has made the company the largest part of the British-based McLaren Group, which traditionally has thrived on racing-related business and selling applied technology.

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“Demand has been strong for McLaren Automotive across our product families in 2017 with interest particularly robust in our biggest market, North America,” said Mike Flewitt, chief executive officer of McLaren, as 1,234 cars in North America compared with 1,139 in 2016. (more…)

From Track to Street, New Senna is McLaren’s Most Extreme Machine Ever

$1 mil apiece – but they’re already all spoken for.

by on Dec.11, 2017

McLaren's new Senna is a $1 million hypercar with a 500-unit production run that is already sold out.

At first glance, it seems more than appropriate that the “ultimate” McLaren would be named the Senna; after all, Ayrton Senna is readily ranked among the best drivers to ever dominate the Formula One circuit.

The new entry into the British marque’s Ultimate Series, and the successor to the older P1, the new McLaren Senna is meant to dominate both track and street, thanks to a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 that punches 789 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels.

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“The McLaren Senna is a car like no other: the personification of McLaren’s motorsport DNA, legalized for road use but designed and developed from the outset to excel on a circuit,” declares Mike Flewitt, chief executive officer, McLaren Automotive. (more…)