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McLaren recalls MP4 12Cs in Hot Weather States

Dec 11 2013, 1:18pm CST | by

Wiper motors may fail

Word of a recall has surfaced that proves expensive supercars aren’t immune to automotive recalls. McLaren has announced that it is issuing a recall on certain model year 2012-2014 MP4 12C coupe and...

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McLaren recalls MP4 12Cs in Hot Weather States

Dec 11 2013, 1:18pm CST | by

Wiper motors may fail

Word of a recall has surfaced that proves expensive supercars aren’t immune to automotive recalls. McLaren has announced that it is issuing a recall on certain model year 2012-2014 MP4 12C coupe and spider vehicles. The cars were built between October 10, 2011 and October 23, 2013.

The reason for the recall is that if the vehicles are driven in hot weather states where humidity is an issue the wiper motors can fail. All of the cars registered in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas will be recalled and have the wiper motors replaced.

McLaren says that the high temperatures and humidity can cause the wiper motor brushes to jam. A wiper motor that fails while the car is driving in bad weather could lead to a crash. I don’t see many MP4 12C owners driving their car in the rain.

 
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3 weeks ago

Button: McLaren won't be as quick as Sochi

Oct 31 2014 6:51pm CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Jenson Button does not expect McLaren to be as competitive at the United States Grand Prix as it was in Sochi despite encouraging pace during Friday prac ...
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3 weeks ago

McLaren P1 Spotted At Ferrari’s Fiorano Test Track: Video

Oct 27 2014 3:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a competitor’s flagship supercar being tested on Ferrari’s Fiorano test track. Yes, somebody was testing the McLaren P1 at Fiorano and YouTube user keno0311 has the video to prove it. The LaFerrari, Ferrari’s fastest and most powerful road car ever, is said to have lapped the... ...
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4 weeks ago

SEMA Ford Mustangs, McLaren P1 GTR, Mercedes-AMG GLC63: This Week’s Top Photos

Oct 25 2014 3:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

McLaren released more details on its upcoming P1 GTR track car this week. Along with the extra info, we also got some new imagery of the 986-horsepower supercar, taken at the grand prix track in Bahrain. If you thought 986 horsepower was a lot, just wait until American startup Trion launches its Nemesis supercar in 2 ...
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4 weeks ago

An $8 Million McLaren F1 Is For Sale On Craigslist

Oct 24 2014 1:05pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

We all know Craigslist is a great place to buy or sell an affordable car. I'm not so sure it is the best place to buy or sell a not-so-affordable car. But if you have $7,890,000 (you read that correctly, I did not add and extra zero) you can buy a "to ...
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4 weeks ago

McLaren P1 by MSO spotted testing at Ferrari’s Fiorano track [video]

Oct 24 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A McLaren P1 by MSO has been spotted around the Ferrari-owned Fiorano circuit in Italy. ...
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4 weeks ago

The 986 HP McLaren P1 GTR Will Be The Most Hardcore Track Experience Yet

Oct 22 2014 7:59am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Welcome to your brand new McLaren P1 GTR . This is its crazy interior. If you press the right buttons, you get 986 horsepower to play with. Just remember your training, you're on an F1 track, and you're basically Ayrton Senna... except with less talent and more money ...
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4 weeks ago

Video Proof Ferrari’s LaFerrari Has An All-Electric Mode

Oct 21 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

While both the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder can be driven solely on electric power, Ferrari has remained adamant that its flagship supercar, the LaFerrari, doesn’t have an all-electric mode. New video taken at a recent track meet at Italy’s Monza disputes that claim, however. In this video from You ...
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5 weeks ago

A Look Inside The Little-Known McLaren F1 Owner’s Handbook: Video

Oct 17 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

More a piece of art than an instructional manual—though it’s still very informative—very few people have ever seen, much less laid hands on, the McLaren F1 owner’s handbook. Here, we get an insider’s look at the book, and what went into its creation. MUST SEE: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Spy Video Filled with fanta ...
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6 weeks ago

Fourth the maximum for Button

Oct 12 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Jenson Button thinks McLaren extracted all it could from its two cars after he finished fourth at the inaugural Russia ...
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