The Truth About Cars » mclaren p1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » mclaren p1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Return of the Running Board http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-return-of-the-running-board/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/12/the-return-of-the-running-board/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=675250 Gordon Buehrig’s design of the Cord 810/812 was revolutionary for its day. One innovation was that it lacked running boards, something automobiles had featured almost since the dawn of the motoring age. I’m guessing that the origin of running boards has to do with the fact that in the early days car bodies were typically […]

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Gordon Buehrig’s design of the Cord 810/812 was revolutionary for its day. One innovation was that it lacked running boards, something automobiles had featured almost since the dawn of the motoring age. I’m guessing that the origin of running boards has to do with the fact that in the early days car bodies were typically […]

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McLaren P13 To Anchor The “Entry Level” In Three-Car Strategy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/mclaren-p13-to-anchor-the-entry-level-in-three-car-strategy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/mclaren-p13-to-anchor-the-entry-level-in-three-car-strategy/#comments Sun, 27 Oct 2013 13:43:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=635681 With the P1 supercar in the process of launching across the globe (see above Malaysian-debut video from our friend Bobby at LiveLifeDrive), McLaren is now planning to extend its brand to the, ah, lower half of the proverbial one percent. According to AutoExpress, The McLaren P13, the third member of [the] company’s road car range […]

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With the P1 supercar in the process of launching across the globe (see above Malaysian-debut video from our friend Bobby at LiveLifeDrive), McLaren is now planning to extend its brand to the, ah, lower half of the proverbial one percent. According to AutoExpress, The McLaren P13, the third member of [the] company’s road car range […]

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Macca’s Back http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/maccas-back/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/maccas-back/#comments Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:41:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479155 Even though we’re subjected to relentless claims that the golden age of automobiles has long passed us, I can think of worse things than a 900-horsepower supercar with C02 emissions comparable to a Scion FR-S. Using the same twin-turbo V8 for the McLaren MP4-12C, the P1, as this yellow number is known, puts out 903 […]

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Even though we’re subjected to relentless claims that the golden age of automobiles has long passed us, I can think of worse things than a 900-horsepower supercar with C02 emissions comparable to a Scion FR-S. Using the same twin-turbo V8 for the McLaren MP4-12C, the P1, as this yellow number is known, puts out 903 […]

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McLaren P1 – Thumbs Up Or Down?: Paris 2012 Live Shots http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/mclaren-p1-thumbs-up-or-down-paris-2012-live-shots/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/mclaren-p1-thumbs-up-or-down-paris-2012-live-shots/#comments Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:20:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462124   As amazing as the specs may be, I’m not sold on the design of the McLaren P1. It may be functional, but it can’t stand up to the elegant minimalism of the F1 and looks far too busy. Let us know what you think.        

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  As amazing as the specs may be, I’m not sold on the design of the McLaren P1. It may be functional, but it can’t stand up to the elegant minimalism of the F1 and looks far too busy. Let us know what you think.        

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McLaren Intends To Retake Pole Position In The Supercar Wars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/mclaren-intends-to-retake-pole-position-in-the-supercar-wars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/mclaren-intends-to-retake-pole-position-in-the-supercar-wars/#comments Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:14:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=460694 ‘Our aim is not necessarily to be the fastest in absolute top speed but to be the quickest and most rewarding series production road car on a circuit’, says McLaren Automotive Managing Director Antony Sheriff. ‘It is the true test of a supercar’s all round ability and a much more important technical statement. Our goal […]

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‘Our aim is not necessarily to be the fastest in absolute top speed but to be the quickest and most rewarding series production road car on a circuit’, says McLaren Automotive Managing Director Antony Sheriff. ‘It is the true test of a supercar’s all round ability and a much more important technical statement. Our goal […]

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