McLaren Automotive (formerly known as McLaren Cars) is a British automotive manufacturer based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey. The main products of the company are sports cars, which are produced in-house in designated production facilities.
2020-04-08T16:19:00+01:00By Farah Alkhalisi
Designing the cabin to allow the driver to sit in the centre and the development of lighter, more sustainable seats
2020-03-26T11:20:00+00:00By Car Design News
In the past weeks, many companies have been asking what they can do to assist with the rapid production of ventilators to assist with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Design consultancies, large carmakers, small engineering firms, and everyone in-between are keen to offer their assistance at this critical time.
2020-03-11T11:02:00+00:00By Michael Gooderham
British sports car manufacturer’s design director explains how generative design and 3D printing enhanced their new Mono single seater
2020-02-05T10:38:00+00:00By Karl Smith
Quality over quantity at the leading California automotive design school ArtCenter
2019-12-10T16:50:00+00:00By Michael Gooderham
Gordon Murray Automotive has previewed its T.50 V12 hypercar and its ingenious ground effect fan system…
2019-07-10T08:53:00+01:00By Car Design News
In this Issue: McLaren Speedtail, Peugeot 208, Renault Clio, YFAI XiM20, Tata H2X Concept, Infiniti QX Inspiration
2019-06-04T15:07:00+01:00By Michael Gooderham
(This was originally a bonus section attached to our essay about how car design and video games have overlapped in recent years, which you can read here.)
2019-05-28T18:26:00+01:00By Car Design News
Chang An’s design approach is predicting and shaping consumer tastes
New film features details of Frank’s design process for the MINI, Fiat 500, BMW X5, McLaren P1 and new Lilium EV VTOL
Legendary sports car designer celebrates his 50-year career
2019-05-15T14:25:00+01:00By Lem Bingley
Like an F1 car but with a different mission, the Speedtail sets a new benchmark for speedy comfort, as Rob Melville and his design team explain
2019-05-07T16:22:00+01:00By Michael Gooderham
New “superlight grand tourer” gets previewed ahead of May 15 debut
2019-03-04T18:02:00+00:00By Michael Gooderham
New, old brand launches cutting edge electric hypercar
2019-02-28T13:57:58+00:00By Michael Gooderham
Industry veteran to redesign British electric hypercar
2018-12-17T11:17:00+00:00By Karl Smith
Buy them for your learned friend, relative or colleague… or just get them for yourself
2018-12-13T12:26:00+00:00By Aidan Walsh
Whether they’re ‘eyes’ or ‘brand signatures’, they’re designed for more than just night vision…
2018-10-26T09:58:00+01:00By Michael Gooderham
British brand merges F1 and P1 to create its latest ‘Ultimate Series’ flagship
2018-09-05T15:50:00+01:00By Nick Hull
Designers talk of “having an eye for design,” an intuitive sense of what’s harmonious and what is undesirable but what exactly are the components of the criteria that they’re using? For automotive design it essentially breaks down into three steps, which we term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. In this final part, we examine the third element of evaluating automotive design, the graphic treatment (grilles, lamps, window shapes, shutlines, DRG, DLO, wheels)
2018-08-13T17:28:00+01:00By Michael Gooderham
Outgoing Arcfox design manager takes to the skies
2018-07-13T09:09:55+01:00By Karl Smith
A Geneva show car which bravely tried to reinvent the French marque
2018-05-07T17:42:47+01:00By Michael Gooderham
Anglo-Australian track car signals return of historic racing name
In this issue: Lagonda Vision Concept, Icona Nucleus, Tata H5X, Tata 45X, TVR Griffith, GAC Enverge and FOCUS on Technology.
2018-01-24T15:51:30+00:00By Nick Hull
In the final instalment of our series we look at the late career stage for highly experienced designers, where they become senior design directors
2017-12-12T16:21:00+00:00By Aidan Walsh
They just don’t make ’em like they used to! Or do they?
2017-10-16T16:23:37+01:00By JJ Katsianis
A more restrained, 21st-century Lamborghini hid a little extra madness in its flanks...
2017-09-01T13:35:16+01:00By Michael Gooderham
Revived Italian brand debuts new V8 supercar outside Blenheim Palace
2017-07-10T09:29:20+01:00By Michael Gooderham
Technically an engineering detail, but with a pleasing visual byproduct. How very McLaren...
2017-07-05T15:26:42+01:00By Michael Gooderham
Up close with McLaren's new topless junior supercar, with insights from its creator
2017-05-30T15:21:25+01:00By Ed Stubbs
How slimming the IP helps hit that apex
2017-05-18T12:20:07+01:00By Michael Gooderham
The move comes as Frank Stephenson leaves the company
2016-09-21T16:58:25+01:00By Chris Maillard
McLaren to be bought by Apple? Here's the firm's great early product and its designers. Jobs & Wozniak? No, Murray & Stevens.
2016-03-28T19:06:29+01:00By Owen Ready
Up close with the key production cars and concepts that debuted at the New York auto show
2016-02-26T15:09:07+00:00By Tom Phillips
Volvo S90 and Porsche Mission E awarded at special Geneva motor show event
2016-02-18T17:46:43+00:00By Car Design News
Pforzheim University student David Kunze's McLaren interior project render
McLaren chief designer Robert Melville's chosen proposal from 2012 for the P13 programme that would become the 2015 Sports Series 540C/570S
Featuring in-depth stories on the Lexus LF-SA, VW Sport Coupé Concept GTE and more
In this issue: Lexus LF-SA, Volkswagen Sport Coupe Concept GTE, Kia Sportspace, McLaren 570s, Soueast DX7, Citroen Aircross
McLaren today revealed its MP4-12C, the first in a range of high-performance sports cars the independent sports car maker plans to unveil in the coming years.
Gordon Murray Design has unveiled the T25 prototype, a car that the company's founder, Gordon Murray, has long talked about as the vehicle that will revolutionize the automotive industry.
McLaren Special Operations unveiled a one-off supercar this weekend at Pebble Beach called the X-1, designed exclusively for an anonymous enthusiast.
The McLaren P1 concept – the company's flagship hypercar model – will make its world debut at the Paris motor show next week ahead of the production model some time next year.
McLaren has revealed the first interior images of the production-ready P1 ahead of its debut in Geneva next month.
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