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The “Longtail” moniker was born more than two decades ago. It was conceived with a simple idea: create the purest version of a championship winning car. The McLaren F1 GTR “Longtail” was an evolution of the only car to ever win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in its first attempt. Add power while significantly reducing weight. Increase aerodynamic efficiency. Improve braking performance, shift speeds, mechanical grip. These engineering principles developed 20 years ago stay true to the current McLaren Longtail offering – the 600LT.
The 2019 DEW Expo took place at the Marina Del Rey Marriott in Los Angeles’s famed Silicon Beach, a region home to over 500 tech-startup companies. The technology-focused expo explored “The Power of Creativity and Influence” and attracted creators, brands and platforms to explore the ways technology and content companies bring new experiences to life. Presenting at the expo were speakers from tech-powerhouses including Facebook, Google, Forbes, Microsoft and more.
On March 8, 2019 McLaren Beverly Hills will partner with One Night for One Drop to auction a special MSO Racing through the Ages Collection 570S Spider. One Night for One Drop is an annual philanthropic event in which Cirque du Soleil cast and crew donate their talent and time to create a spectacular theatrical show in support of One Drop, an international non-profit organization dedicated to proving access to safe water.
On Monday, January 14th, McLaren Beverly Hills celebrated the launch of the new McLaren 720S Spider. The vehicle stretched its legs on a morning open-air drive throughout Beverly Hills, showcasing a sleek Supernova Silver body and luxe Vintage Tan interior.
Introducing the McLaren 720S GT3, the track-only racing supercar available in 2019. McLaren Automotive has confirmed a stellar driver line-up for the competitive debut of the 720S GT3 in the Gulf 12 Hours at Abu Dhabi on December 13-15. Lining up on the grid will be McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Ben Barnicoat (GB), joined by Alvaro Parente (PT) and Shane van Gisbergen (NZ).
The star trio boasts an impeccable pedigree, with Parente and van Gisbergen both holding Platinum status under the FIA driver-rating system – the highest available – and Barnicoat ranked as Gold. With such a strong line-up, the works-entered car – entered under McLaren Customer Racing – is an exciting prospect for the Gulf 12 Hours. Now in its eighth year, the endurance event will see a combined grid of over 30 GT3 and GT4 cars battling for outright honours over a two-part race, each of six hours’ duration, on the 5.554 km Yas Marina circuit – home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.