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McLaren 12C

Index McLaren 12C

The McLaren MP4-12C, later known simply as the McLaren 12C, is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Automotive. [1]

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Ariel Atom

The Ariel Atom is a road legal high performance sports car made by the Ariel Motor Company based in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, and under licence in North America by TMI Autotech, Inc.

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Car of the Year

Car of the Year (COTY) is a common abbreviation for numerous awards.

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Carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide (chemical formula) is a colorless gas with a density about 60% higher than that of dry air.

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Carbon fiber reinforced polymer

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.

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Chassis

A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.

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Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps

The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit is the venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, and of the Spa 24 Hours and 1000 km Spa endurance races.

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Circuito de Navarra

Circuito de Navarra is a motorsport race track that opened in June 2010 near Los Arcos in the Navarre region of Northern Spain.

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Coupé

A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.

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CRS Racing

CRS Racing is a British auto racing team founded by British driver Andrew Kirkaldy and Canadian-Greek entrepreneur and driver Chris Niarchos.

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Danny Watts

Danny Watts (born 31 December 1979) is a British professional racing driver.

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David Cameron

David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.

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Dual-clutch transmission

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) (sometimes referred to as a twin-clutch transmission or double-clutch transmission) is a type of automatic transmission or automated automotive transmission.

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Ferrari 360

The Ferrari 360 is a two-seater, mid-engined, rear wheel drive sports car built by Ferrari from 1999 to 2005.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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Frank Stephenson

Frank Stephenson (born 3 October 1959) is an American automobile designer widely known for his design work at Mini, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and McLaren.

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Graziano Trasmissioni

Graziano Oerlikon (former Graziano Trasmissioni) is an Italian company based in Turin manufacturing gearboxes, drivelines and their mechatronics components.

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Group GT3

Group GT3, known technically as Cup Grand Touring Cars and commonly referred to as simply GT3, is a set of regulations maintained by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for grand tourer racing cars designed for use in various auto racing series throughout the world.

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Haymarket Media Group

Haymarket Media Group is a privately held media company headquartered in London.

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Hexis Racing

Hexis Racing is an auto racing team based in Lédenon, France.

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Homologation

Homologation (Greek homologeo, ὁμολογέω, "to agree") is the granting of approval by an official authority.

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Horsepower

Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Ilmor

Ilmor, founded by Mario Illien and Paul Morgan in November 1983, is a British independent high-performance autosport engineering company.

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List of Top Gear test track Power Lap Times

This is the full list of "official" power lap times on the Top Gear test track.

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Longitudinal engine

In automotive engineering, a longitudinal engine is an internal combustion engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle, front to back.

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Macau Grand Prix

The Macau Grand Prix is a motor-racing event held annually in Macau, one of China's Special Administrative Regions.

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McLaren

McLaren Racing Limited, competing as McLaren F1 Team, is a British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England.

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McLaren 650S

The McLaren 650S is a British sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Automotive.

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McLaren Automotive

McLaren Automotive (formerly known as McLaren Cars) is a British automotive manufacturer based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey.

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McLaren F1

The McLaren F1 is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Cars.

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McLaren F1 GTR

The McLaren F1 GTR was a racing variant of the McLaren F1 sports car first produced in 1995 for grand touring style racing, such as the BPR Global GT Series, FIA GT Championship, JGTC, and British GT Championship.

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McLaren M838T engine

The McLaren M838T engine is a 3.8 litre 90 degree twin-turbocharged flat-plane V8, designed and developed in collaboration with Ricardo plc.

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McLaren MP4-24

The McLaren MP4-24 was McLaren-Mercedes' Formula One car for the 2009 Formula One season.

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McLaren MP4/12

The McLaren MP4/12 was the car with which the McLaren Formula One team contested the 1997 Formula One season.

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McLaren P1

The McLaren P1 is a British limited-production plug-in hybrid sports car produced by McLaren Automotive.

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McLaren Technology Centre

The McLaren Technology Centre is the headquarters of the McLaren Technology Group Ltd and all of its companies, located on a 500,000 m² site in Woking, Surrey, England.

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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (C199 / R199 / Z199) is a grand tourer jointly developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive, built in Portsmouth and the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, England and sold from 2003 to 2010.

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Middle East Motor Awards

Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) is the most prestigious auto award in the Middle East, with the coveted ‘Car of the Year' honor as well as individual category winners.

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Nürburgring

The Nürburgring is a 150,000 person capacity motorsports complex located in the town of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

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Pagani Huayra

The Pagani Huayra is an Italian mid-engined sports car produced by Pagani.

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Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, a RMR or Rear Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout (now simply known as MR or Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout) is one in which the rear wheels are driven by an engine placed just in front of them, behind the passenger compartment.

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Ricardo plc

Ricardo plc is a British publicly listed company named after its founder, Sir Harry Ricardo, originally incorporated and registered as Engine Patents Ltd.

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Road & Track

Road & Track (R&T) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.

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Roadster (automobile)

A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.

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Ron Dennis

Ronald Dennis CBE (born 1 June 1947) is a British businessman and Official British Business Ambassador for The United Kingdom.

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S-segment

S-segment (or sport cars) is a car classification defined by European Commission.

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Salzburg

Salzburg, literally "salt fortress", is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of Salzburg state.

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Spa 24 Hours

The Total 24 Hours of Spa is an endurance racing event for cars held annually in Belgium since 1923 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

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Sports car

A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer S.A. is a Swiss luxury manufacturing company that designs, manufactures and markets watches and fashion accessories, as well as eyewear and mobile phones manufactured under license by other companies and carrying the Tag Heuer brand name.

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Tom Walkinshaw Racing

Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) was a motor racing team and engineering firm founded in 1976, in Kidlington, near Oxford, England by touring car racer Tom Walkinshaw.

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Turbocharger

A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.

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Twin-turbo

Twin-turbo or biturbo refers to a turbocharged engine in which two turbochargers compress the intake charge.

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Ultima GTR

The Ultima GTR is a super car manufactured by Ultima Sports Ltd of Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, and described by commentators as a supercar.

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Understeer and oversteer

Understeer and oversteer are vehicle dynamics terms used to describe the sensitivity of a vehicle to steering.

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V8 engine

A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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Woking

Woking is a town in northwest Surrey, England.

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2011 British GT Championship

The 2011 Avon Tyres British GT season was the 19th season of the British GT Championship.

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2012 FIA GT1 World Championship

The 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship was the third and final season of the SRO Group's FIA GT1 World Championship, an auto racing series for grand tourer cars.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McLaren_12C

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