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Chris Harris tests the McLaren P1
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Chris Harris test drives the McLaren’s new hybrid super in Abu Dhabi for some much needed track time. This particular model is the XP7, a pre production model used to around the world for testing. You’ll find the three seat configuration missing from the F1 but at least we have a twin turbo V8 churning out 727 hp.

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McLaren: Courage
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McLaren celebrates its 50th anniversary with the launch of a short film titled courage. Part of a series that McLaren will be releasing this year, the film retells the story of the company’s founder Bruce McLaren and his inspiration for the company and his tragic demise.

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Living with a McLaren MP4-12C
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Owning a super car comes with many pitfalls: expensive insurance, awkward doors and super stiff suspension. You would think that McLaren, the company that built the legendary F1 would follow the same formula when designing the MP4-12C. To see if you could really drive the MP4-12C, Chris Harris drives the MP4-12C on everything, back roads to race tracks for 5 whole days.

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Top Gear Season 18 Episode 1
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Top Gear is back for their 18th season and it looks like it’s going to be one of the best seasons yet. To kick off the new season Clarkson, May and Hammond set out to find out the best alternative to the Ferrari F430. The three hosts set off across Italy in a McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Aventador and a Noble M600. Download the episode from FinalGear here.

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SLR – of the car variety
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Ah the McLaren SLR, a very interesting super car from Mercedes Benz. I remember this car fondly after seeing it for the first time on Top Gear, Clarkson used it to race Hammond and May. This car is very unique compared to other super cars from the quirky front tilting hood, side exhausts and front mounted engine. I had the privilege of shooting this car for Garage Works and Avant Garde Motorsports. Pictures after the jump.

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