McLaren News and Reviews


McLaren Automotive was founded in 1985 and was originally named McLaren Cars. The brand is famous for building some of the world’s fastest supercars. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is the company’s bespoke division and was launched in 2011. McLaren is also a well-known name in motorsports. They have been competing in motorsports for decades, including Formula 1, which they first entered in 1966. McLaren sells multiple models in Canada, including the 540C, 570S, 570GT, 600LT, 720S, 765LT, Senna, New GT and Speedtail.

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McLaren Speedtail passes speed validation with 30 runs of 400 km/h

A prototype completed sustained runs of 400 km/h on space-shuttle landing strip

FIRST DRIVE: McLaren 720S Spider a transitional masterpiece

720S Spider, McLaren’s latest Super Series model, shares mechanicals with Coupé Read More

Lamborghini Gallardo most desirable for 11-year-olds lets kids young as 11 to drive in junior supercar program Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Safe Driving Tips
Jul 17, 2019, 6:30 PM

Newest McLaren 720S reaches out to younger audience

New diminutive electric car features infotainment system and scissor doors Read More

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Jun 27, 2019, 5:30 PM


McLaren dresses up 600LT Spider for Geneva intro

In tribute to 675LT predecessor, 600LT Spider is trimmed in Napier Green Read More

New Cars Auto Shows
Feb 25, 2019, 4:30 PM

McLaren offers inspiration for bespoke Speedtail

Each Speedtail aspect will be tailored to the buyer’s exact requirements

New Cars Luxury Cars
Dec 28, 2018, 4:30 PM

McLaren reveals Hyper-GT Speedtail to owners

Future owners each paid £1.75 million ($2.93 million Canadian), sight unseen

Luxury Cars New Cars
Oct 27, 2018, 5:30 PM

Future classics on display at Hampton Court Palace

One-off Rolls-Royce joined by limited run Aston Martin and McLaren models

Auto Shows New Cars
Aug 15, 2018, 9:30 PM


McLaren reveals Speedtail; delivers first Senna

Speedtail meant to evoke images of hyper-velocity and streamlined design

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Jul 28, 2018, 9:25 PM

McLaren plans 18 new models, hybridize entire lineup by 2025

Track25 plan also calls for expansion into more markets, including India

Auto Industry Green Cars New Cars
Jul 15, 2018, 5:30 PM

QUICK LOOK: 2018 McLaren 720S is not subtle

Cars like the McLaren 720S require drivers with experience and ability

Automotive Reviews Auto Enthusiasts
May 28, 2018, 8:35 PM

Canadian acquires 10% share in McLaren Group

Becomes 3rd largest shareholder in racing, auto and technology company


McLaren Toronto named top global retailer

Woodbridge dealer tops McLaren Automotive’s global network of 86 retailers

Car Buying Luxury Cars
May 14, 2018, 9:30 PM

McLaren celebrates sales milestone

5,000 cars sold in North America in 6.5 years, nearly 25% of that in 2017

Auto Enthusiasts Car Buying
May 1, 2018, 9:30 PM

McLaren race-inspired street car has 10 new owners

Bespoke project created over past year by McLaren Special Operations

New Cars Luxury Cars
Jan 25, 2018, 5:30 PM

What’s it like to drive the exotic McLaren 570GT?

The latest addition to the McLaren lineup is truly a civilized exotic

Auto Enthusiasts New Cars Motor Sports
Nov 13, 2017, 2:25 PM


McLaren shows off bespoke concept 570GT

570GT by MSO Concept shown at Concours in Chantilly, Picardie, France

McLaren LT increases its carbon fibre footprint

40% more carbon fibre panels add to the lightness of 675LT Spider

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Jun 7, 2016, 5:30 PM

McLaren opens up 675LT to new possibilities

Lightweight 675LT Spider is fastest, most exhilarating open-top McLaren ever

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Dec 3, 2015, 7:30 AM

FIRST LOOK: Up close and personal with the Mclaren 570S

One of four complete 570S cars is on a Canadian tour


McLaren unveils P1 GTR Design Concept

Special ops produces most track-tailored car to date

Future Cars
Aug 16, 2014, 9:00 AM

McLaren prices 650S for Canada

650S Coupé and Spider priced at $287,000 and $305,500 respectively

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Apr 2, 2014, 9:00 PM

McLaren store for Vancouver

Vancouver joins Toronto as the second Canadian retail outlet for McLaren cars

Auto Industry Auto Enthusiasts
Dec 20, 2013, 11:00 PM

McLaren P1 will be a plug-in hybrid

Production version of the P1 supercar will be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show


MCLaren P1 to become available in Canada

Latest McLaren supercar to arrive late in calendar year 2013

Auto Enthusiasts
Nov 7, 2012, 9:00 AM

Design study previews next Mclaren supercar

To be called the P1, the McLaren F1 successor will be shown in Paris

Future Cars Auto Shows
Sep 20, 2012, 3:00 AM

McLaren pops the top on 12C Spider

Orders can now be placed through 38 dealers in 22 countries, including Canada

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Jul 3, 2012, 10:00 PM

Toronto's Yorkville Exotic Car Show draws dream machines

160 cars with prestigious nameplates gather on chic stretch of Bloor St.

Classic Cars Auto Enthusiasts
Jun 21, 2012, 8:00 PM


Grand Opening event for Mclaren Toronto

Pfaff Automotive Partners chosen to represent iconic marque as ‘McLaren Toronto’