Design For Life Part III: McLaren’s Robert Melville

The word “shrink-wrapped” is usually employed in the more quotidian nooks and crannies of industry and commerce, so the fact that it’s a design buzz-word in the hallowed production centre of one of the sexiest car marques on the planet packs no little irony. “It’s one of our design principles,” explains Melville, who previously worked […]

The New McLaren 720S Spider Is Poised to Give Porsche and Ferrari a Fight

McLaren’s new 720S Spider is yet another signal that the British marque has ascended to a unique place in the supercar firmament. With the same four-liter twin-turbo V-8, dual-clutch gearbox, brainwave steering, and supple suspension as the 720S Coupe introduced a year ago, the convertible variant matches the brutal off-the-line acceleration of a Porsche 911 Turbo S yet […]

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