The Takata airbag recall has ballooned into the largest automotive recall and the numbers are staggering. As of today, NHTSA reports that 29 million vehicles have 46 million inflators that can shoot out shrapnel, either injuring or killing someone. That's the U.S. alone. The number climbs even higher around the world.
Some of us dream of owning a McLaren P1. But the large pricetag means it is out of reach for most. What if I told you could get a P1 that is fully electric, has no roof, and comes just under $500? Intrigued?
The internet was in a tizzy this morning when a report came out that Apple was in talks with McLaren about a possible takeover. But the dream of this fizzed away when only a few hours later, McLaren said they were not in talks with the technology company.
A new breed of motorsport is coming later this year, and it’s powered by electricity. Critics say it will lack excitement without the tremendous noise of high-speed combustion engines, but the man in charge thinks its unique sound will capture fans around the globe.
When McLaren says they have a new supercar in the works, enthusiasts get excited. Now, they've promised to unveil the new McLaren 650S at the Geneva show and have teased its badge to show they're serious.
One of the most anticipated games coming to the new Xbox One console is Forza Motorsport 5 and with the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles comes the newest and most exciting trailer video thus far – giving us a look at a few more of the vehicles and the incredible gameplay of the upcoming simulation racer.
The folks at Microsoft introduced the next generation of the Xbox console and one of the first titles coming to Xbox One is Forza Motorsport 5 – a driving simulator that will most likely set the standard against which all other driving games are compared.
To mark the start of U.S. deliveries of the new McLaren 12C Spider, McLaren has released a video of Pikes Peak record holder Rhys Millen and Winter X-Games snowboarder Chanelle Sladics racing through the Rocky Mountains.
McLaren has just announced the drivetrain details for their upcoming P1 supercar and the specs are better than many expected – with over 900 horsepower from a hybrid drivetrain that also allows for brief periods of all electric, emission free driving.
Titled "McLaren 50 - Courage" the film focuses on Bruce McLaren, the company's racing team founder and is the first of three specially commissioned short films for the company's 50th anniversary celebrations. See it here.