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Update: Ferrari LaFerrari Driven on Street and Track

With the battle already well underway between the Porsche 918 Spyder and the McLaren P1, many have been wondering when Ferrari would finally unleash its own hybrid powered hypercar so we could find out how it stacks up against the competition. That day has finally come.

By Bradley Iger | May 01, 2014
Preview: Koenigsegg One:1

When Koenigsegg announced their intention to build the One:1, many scoffed at the idea. One horsepower per kilogram. At 1341kg, that equates to 1341 metric horsepower, or one megawatt of thrust, promoting Koenigsegg to dub it “the world’s first megacar.”

By Winding Road Staff | March 05, 2014
Preview: 2014 McLaren 650S

Making good on their promise of a new product every model year, McLaren has taken the wraps of their latest creation, the 650S. Due for a proper debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the 650S takes the already-stellar McLaren MP4-12C underpinnings and stretches the performance envelope even further. Set to be slotted between the MP4-12C and the P1, the 650S improves upon the 12C in numerous ways.

By Winding Road Staff | February 20, 2014
WR TV: 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder – Detroit 2014 Walkaround

At this year’s Detroit Auto Show, Multimedia Editor Chris Amos spent some quality time with Porsche’s newest hypercar, the 918 Spyder. Set to take on the likes of the McLaren P1 and the Ferrari LaFerrari, the 918 looks to set a benchmark in sportcar engineering.

By Winding Road Staff | January 27, 2014
Overview: McLaren 650S

Making good on their promise of a new product every model year, McLaren has taken the wraps of their latest creation, the 650S. Due for a proper debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the 650S takes the already-stellar McLaren MP4-12C underpinnings and stretches the performance envelope even further. Set to be slotted between the MP4-12C and the P1, the 650S improves upon the 12C in numerous ways.

By Winding Road Staff | January 01, 2014
McLaren Delivers First P1, Confirms Performance Specs

McLaren has delivered the P1 supercar to a lucky customer, and is now able to give detailed performance figures. Now, for instance, McLaren is comfortable stating that the P1 can go from 0-186 miles per hour in 16.5 seconds.

By John Beltz Snyder | October 21, 2013
Captured: McLaren P1 Is Hot In Desert Testing

McLaren is testing its new P1 in the harsh desert heat, and the automaker was kind enough to bring along cameras so it could share these images with the world.

By John Beltz Snyder | September 05, 2013
Video: McLaren P1 and Jenson Button at Goodwood

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the McLaren P1 tackled the hill climb race. Formula 1 driver Jenson Button was the lucky pilot.

By John Beltz Snyder | July 15, 2013
Forza Motorsport 5 Will Launch With XBox One

Today, we’re following the launch of the new XBox One, the successor to today’s XBox 360. Although there hasn’t been a mention of when the new console will go on sale, we have some exciting news to share with fans of racing games, and in particular, the Forza Motorsports series—Forza Motorsports 5 will launch with the new XBox One.

By Brandon Turkus | May 21, 2013
Porsche 918 Spyder To Hit 60 In 2.8, Offer 887 Horsepower

We’ve been teased with Porsche’s 918 Spyder for quite some time. The plug-in hybrid hypercar has been a bit of a mystery, as it’s been tested in varying forms of completion and with various liveries. A recent drive by our friends at Automobile has unveiled some exciting stats, though.

By Brandon Turkus | May 15, 2013
Video: McLaren Demonstrates How To Drive A P1 In The Snow

Yes, it may look like mindless drifting and messing about in the new, 903-horserpower, $1.3-million McLaren P1, but we’re sure there’s some kind of work going on here.

By Brandon Turkus | April 30, 2013
Video: McLaren Showcases Aerodynamics Of P1

Today, McLaren has released the first of two videos about the design of the new P1. This video, called Designed By Air, showcases the car’s aerodynamics.

By John Beltz Snyder | April 18, 2013

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