McLaren archive

  • McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on
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    McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on

    By 6 March 2014

    It's not every day that you get to sit in a supercar. But at the Geneva Motor Show it seems to be the norm. Not that this made sitting in and spending some time with the new McLaren 650S any less special. Based on the McLaren 12C, the 650S is a similar...

  • McLaren to replace windscreen wipers with an ultrasonic force field
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    McLaren to replace windscreen wipers with an ultrasonic force field

    By 24 December 2013

    McLaren may soon say goodbye to windscreen wipers and hello to ultrasonic force fields. Yup, the old invention from the turn of the last century may be getting replaced at last. McLaren’s automotive chief designer Frank Stephenson told The Sunday Times...

  • Forza Motorsport 5 competition offers chance to be first to ride in McLaren P1
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    Forza Motorsport 5 competition offers chance to be first to ride in McLaren P1

    By 14 June 2013

    McLaren has partnered with Forza 5 to offer a once in a lifetime ride in the brand new P1 hypercar at the 2013 GoodWood Festival of Speed. The McLaren P1 has yet to be driven in public, with its unveil taking place at the Geneva motor show. Winning the...

  • McLaren MP4-12C Spider pictures and hands-on
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    McLaren MP4-12C Spider pictures and hands-on

    By 7 May 2013

    The McLaren MP4-12C is a car that, despite being a complete and utter technical marvel, has lacked some of the special stuff that makes a supercar truly super. Traditionally the car fantasies of every 8-year-old have started with the letter F and ended...

  • Inside the McLaren Technology Centre
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    Inside the McLaren Technology Centre

    By 4 April 2013

    Nestled off an innocuous roundabout on the A320 lies the McLaren Technology Centre. A bespoke building which, with its sister the McLaren Production Centre, makes up the beating heart of the company most famed for it's Formula One success. It's barely...

  • The story behind McLaren's chrome silver Formula One cars
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    The story behind McLaren's chrome silver Formula One cars

    By 2 April 2013

    McLaren. It's a name that's synonymous with high performance, thanks in no small part to the success of its Formula One team, with names like Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and Lewis Hamilton having contributed to McLaren's impressive haul of trophies. But...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #123 - McLaren, Microsoft, Samsung and HTC
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #123 - McLaren, Microsoft, Samsung and HTC

    By 29 March 2013

    It's Easter and that means there is no one in the office, no really. Well we say that but thankfully we don't have an office, so we grabbed Chris Hall, our esteemed editor, and Stuart Miles, founder and CEO of Pocket-lint to talk shop in a candid Easter...

  • McLaren P1 pictures and hands-on
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    McLaren P1 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 March 2013

    Here at Pocket-Lint, we’ll only bring you content and reviews on stuff that we’ve spent time with. So although the McLaren P1 concept was "unveiled" last September in Paris, we’ve waited until now to bring you details because back then it was an...

  • McLaren MP4-12C pictures and hands-on
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    McLaren MP4-12C pictures and hands-on

    By 8 May 2012

    You’ve got £7,000 burning a hole in your pocket and you need a car – what do you do? While most people would be thinking about a capable supermini or second-hand BMW M3, this McLaren MP4-12C could also be yours. For a week. This is the latest offering...

  • Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s
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    Team McLaren also Team Apple: Hamilton and Button pack iPhone 4s

    By 4 February 2011

    Both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button carry iPhone 4s as their handsets of choice, although Lewis also holds a BlackBerry Torch for emailing and messaging. Speaking to Pocket-lint at the international launch of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011...

  • Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on
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    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 2011 F1 car eyes-on

    By 4 February 2011

    Vodafone and McLaren Mercedes have unveiled the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 F1 car at the Sony Centre in Berlin. And Pocket-lint was in amongst the pack to swoop in and grab a bevy of shots of the new racer ahead of the 2011 Formula One season. In...

  • Get your company logo on Hamilton and Button's McLarens
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    Get your company logo on Hamilton and Button's McLarens

    By 25 June 2010

    Those adverts on the side of F1 cars must cost businesses mega-money. That's why you only ever see the logos of huge multinational conglomerates rather than the logos of your local chippie or the dodgy phone unlocking shop in town. But now, for one race...

  • Sagem to make Vodafone branded handsets
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    Sagem to make Vodafone branded handsets

    By 5 April 2007

    Following Sagem and Sony Ericsson's announcement last month that the French company would be making the Swedish phone giants entry-level handsets, the company today announced that it will be making Vodafone branded handsets. The move, which means Sagem...

  • Vodafone launch McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones
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    Vodafone launch McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones

    By 15 January 2007

    Vodafone has launched three McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones today to coincide with company's sponsorship of the McLaren Formula One racing team. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH is a 3G handset from Sharp designed to mirror the team colours...