Forever Forward: The McLaren 750S
In 1963, McLaren launched an automotive revolution. Speeding past milestone after milestone, from groundbreaking origins on the track to the debut of the leading-edge 750S, McLaren has earned a place in history and beyond as one of the most daring automakers in the world.
Founded by the visionary Bruce McLaren, the company’s 60-year legacy drives innovation, captivating enthusiasts and setting new standards with each passing generation. Through the decades, every driver behind the wheel, every car on the road, and every racer on the track is an integral part of the McLaren heritage — past, present, and forever forward into the future.
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Bruce McLaren’s unwavering vision and sheer passion brought McLaren into existence. From a young racing prodigy to a legend behind the wheel, his talent propelled him to become one of the most celebrated drivers of his time. In 1963, he laid the foundation of Bruce McLaren Motor Racing, igniting a spark that would soon blaze into an automotive powerhouse.
McLaren’s early years were awhirlwind of triumphs in the world of motorsports. With remarkable drivers like Bruce McLaren, Denny Hulme, and Emerson Fittipaldi leading the charge, the team secured numerous victories on the racetrack, showcasing an insatiable thirst for innovation and dedication to performance.
It was this winning attitude that launched McLaren to the forefront of the racing world by securing the Triple Crown of Motorsports — the most exclusive hall of fame in racing. Comprised of the three single greatest motor racing challenges on the planet, as chosen by the fans— the Indianapolis 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the Monaco Grand Prix — McLaren’s status was cemented as the one to beat.
LEGENDARY DRIVERS AND ICONIC CARS
Throughout its illustrious history, the McLaren team has been home to some of the most extraordinary and revered drivers in the world. Legends like Ayrton Senna, Niki Lauda, Alain Prost, and Mika Häkkinen have graced the cockpit of McLaren race cars, some even lending their keen engineering prowess in addition to their superior driving skills. Their names are forever etched in the history of both the sport and the brand.
Pairing man and machine, McLaren has produced a lineage of iconic cars that have become synonymous with speed and precision. From the groundbreaking McLaren F1 road car in 1992, with its revolutionary central driving position, to its lauded hybrid successor in 2013, the McLaren P1, the company has consistently shattered the limits of automotive engineering.
THE MODERN ERA
Over the last 12 years, McLaren has undergone a remarkable metamorphosis, extending its expertise beyond motorsports to introduce road-legal supercars. The MP4-12C, debuted in 2011 and delivered innovation in the form of an advanced brake steer system, handling corners like no other. Add to that a lightweight Carbon MonoCell and unique Proactive Chassis Control, and McLaren’s reputation as a supercar power player was now solidified.
Building on the success — and the chassis — of the MP4-12C, the 650S took things up a notch, boasting faster shift times, increased downforce, and more aggressive styling. True to the McLaren name, evolution was turned into revolution, proving an unwavering commitment to performance excellence on the track and on the street.
TAKING THE LEAD
Unveiled in 2017, the McLaren 720S is a genuine standout. With its sleek design and mind-blowing performance, it instantly captured the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine, the 720S unleashes an astonishing 710 horsepower, accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in a mere 2.8 seconds. But the 720S offered more than raw power. McLaren’s unwavering dedication to aerodynamics and lightweight construction created a car that surpassed all expectations. Its innovative active aerodynamic features and signature dihedral doors optimized downforce and elevated handling, all setting the stage for the eagerly awaited release of the cutting-edge McLaren 750S.
750S: UNLEASHING THE NEXT CHAPTER
The latest arrival to the illustrious lineage of McLaren supercars is the highly anticipated 750S, released as a Coupe and Spiderforthe first time in McLaren history.
Built on the foundation of the 720S and forged by decades of expertise, the 750S represents the epitome of performance, engineering prowess, and design finesse. Powered by a 740-horsepower engine, the 750S goes from 0 to 60 mph in an impressive 2.8 seconds, leaving competitors in the rearview mirror.
Its sleek and aerodynamic body is a seamless fusion of art and performance, every curve and contour meticulously crafted to enhance performative power and optimize airflow. Equipped with advanced technologies like active aerodynamics and carbon fiber construction, the 750S delivers unparalleled levels of speed, agility, and handling precision.
THE ROAD AHEAD
The evolution of McLaren has been a magnificent testament to the relentless pursuit of perfection. From early racing triumphs to the future-forward hybridArtura to its current dominance in the realm of supercars, McLaren has remained steadfast to its core values of innovation, unrivaled performance, and unyielding passion.
As the legacy continues with the arrival of the formidable 750S, McLaren reaffirms its unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries, redefining expectations, and exhilarating enthusiasts worldwide.
Today, McLaren looks ahead to the next 60 years and beyond as the company continues to honor a legacy that takes automotive innovation #ForeverForward.