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Motul PH showcases rarest, limited edition supercars at MIAS

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Around this time of the year, Motul PH preps up its annual pilgrimage to the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS), lining up some of the show’s best cars for the country’s biggest annual motoring mecca. As always, Motul PH never ceases to amaze the crowd with rarely seen collector sports cars at the MIAS. Here’s […]

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McLaren produces all-electric P1…for the kids

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McLaren Automotive has already revealed that one of the key strategies of its TRACK 22 business plan is the development of a Pure Electric Vehicle (or EV) to one day sit in its Ultimate Series.  Meanwhile a Pure EV based on today’s McLaren P1 is now available but only to a limited group of potential […]

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2016 F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Nico wins, while Lewis and Fernando shine

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The 2016 Belgian Grand Prix had a lot of unanswered questions coming into the GP weekend. Will Hamilton take on a penalty to get a new, updated power unit? Does McLaren have a suitable upgrade for the MP4-31? Will the Ferrari come to form in Belgium? Will Red Bull maintain its hold as the number […]

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Shell unveils ultra energy-efficient concept car

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Shell has unveiled a concept city car which, if it were ever to go into production, could deliver material reductions in energy use in the road transport sector. Here’s the news from Shell: The three seater car is tangible proof of energy efficiency improvements that can be achieved by using cutting edge technology available today […]

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F1 defers decision on new qualifying system

From left, Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff, center, and McLaren racing director Eric Boulilier leave the press center after a meeting prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit, in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain — Formula One organizers and teams will vote on an all-new qualifying format on Thursday after a meeting Sunday in which the sport’s governing body, the FIA, and commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone ruled out teams’ request to immediately return to the old system. The FIA put forward a new format and while participants in the […]

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McLaren Honda launches 2016 Formula One challenger

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McLaren-Honda unveiled its new challenger, the McLaren Honda MP4-31, prior to its winter testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, for the upcoming 2016 FIA Formula One (F1) World Championship. The Honda RA616H, a compact, 1.6-litre V6 turbo engine with ERS will be fitted into this car for the 2016 season. The MP4-31 is a matured […]

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Million-dollar McLaren recalled; hood can fly open

FILES) In this March 3, 2015 file photo, the new McLaren P1 GTR is displayed at the booth of the British carmaker during the press day of the Geneva Car Show in Geneva. The US traffic safety agency NHTSA announced January 11, 2016 a recall operation on McLaren P1 cars, because the hood can be opened when the vehicle is moving. “If the hood is opened when driving, the risk of accident increases” the NHTSA said in a statement. The McLaren P1 is capable of reaching a speed of almost 400 km / hour. There were only 375 P1’s produced worldwide from 2013 to 2015. The car is a hybrid (gas / electric) whose technology is inspired by Formula 1. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI

The US auto safety regulator announced Monday a recall of McLaren’s $1.15 million P1 supercar, warning that its front hood can fly open while moving. The recall by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects only a handful of car owners — only 375 P1s were produced between 2013 and 2015 — but cited a […]

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Wheel Britannia: the indispensable British motoring industry

A classic Jaguar XK120 in the 2015 Mille Miglia driven by model and TV presenter Jodie Kidd and model and GQ.com columnist David Gandy.

THE BRITISH auto industry is a robust, booming sector in the UK economy. It boasts of world-famous brands from Aston Martin to Rolls-Royce. Based in the United Kingdom are seven commercial vehicle manufacturers, seven mainstream car manufacturers, eight major premium and sports car manufacturers, eight out of 11 Formula One teams, 13 research and development […]

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McLaren F1 Le Mans finishers to be reunited on track

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McLaren Automotive and McLaren Special Operations will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans win next month with the ultimate display at the French circuit. The five examples of the McLaren F1 GTR that dominated the 1995 race, including the race-winning chassis #01R, will take to the track led by […]

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Build it yourself: Lego launches Ferrari, Porsche, McLaren sets

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Lego, the world’s largest toy company, and described as the world’s largest car manufacturer (in brick terms), has officially launched its own lineup of supercars. Flexing its licensing muscles, Lego has teamed up with Ferrari, Porsche, and McLaren for its Speed Champions sets. Calling it a “collection of authentic, realistic and buildable cars,” the first […]

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Apr 26, 2017

Here are some easy and practical tips to keep motoring free and easy as the summer heat continues to