Who's thinking about adding a Mclaren in 2016 ?

Discussion in 'British' started by RichardCH, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. RichardCH

    RichardCH F1 Rookie

    Jan 16, 2005
    As many here are fortunate enough to own multiple cars, how many of you already own a Mclaren in addition to a Ferrari or are seriously considering adding one in 2016 ?

    Happy Holidays by the way ..
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  3. IPO1

    IPO1 F1 Rookie

    Dec 23, 2015
    No Mac for me...but 580-2 Lambo on order for April.

    Thought about Mac, but need to see more 'stability' in models for my comfort zone.
  4. spyderman

    spyderman Formula 3

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    The Lambo 2 looks to be an awesome car.
  5. dustman

    dustman F1 Veteran
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    Jun 12, 2007
    You watch the reviews of the Lambo 2? Very surprising and disappointing. I was keen to drive one but not now.
  6. 430Pat

    430Pat Karting

    Apr 12, 2011
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    NO Mac- YES 599
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  8. Jordan68

    Jordan68 Formula Junior

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    I was planning to get a MAC but again they keep releasing new models and now they confirmed that the P14 will be released in 2017,,,, very confusing,,, so I kepy my FF and ordered an F12 to be delivered April 2016
  9. rmitchell248

    rmitchell248 Formula 3

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    Hey Richard. I have a 650s, it's a great car and honestly between that and the 458 I'd keep the 650s. I have a 675lt that I ordered this year, it will be here in March/April.

    I believe that they are great cars and anyone that truly give them a shot (and drives them properly) will feel the same way. If you're stuck on the Ferrari brand and the noise it used to offer and don't give it a chance you're only shorting yourself.
  10. JB833

    JB833 Karting

    Jan 3, 2015
    Had a 12C which I really liked then added a 458... sold the 12C soon after and wouldn't get another McLaren now. Ferrari all the way, next adding an FF.
  11. 4rePhill

    4rePhill F1 Veteran

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  13. TheMayor

    TheMayor Nine Time F1 World Champ
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    Vegas baby
    I'll wait for the new Dino. In what a Mac depreciates in 2 years you could pay almost pay for it cash.
  14. ScrappyB1972

    ScrappyB1972 Karting

    Feb 20, 2015
    The 675 is tempting.
  15. F430kenric

    F430kenric Formula 3

    Mar 27, 2011
    #12 F430kenric, Dec 27, 2015
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    Have had two BigMacs. Now have my 650S. They are great cars, power and the carbon tub makes a huge difference as well as the trick suspension.
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  16. RichardCH

    RichardCH F1 Rookie

    Jan 16, 2005
    must say its really great to hear your thoughts on your current & next car/s, appreciated
  17. SVCalifornia

    SVCalifornia Formula 3

    Mar 28, 2011
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    Considering adding a 570S to 458S and FF. Would be a very different experience...

  18. IPO1

    IPO1 F1 Rookie

    Dec 23, 2015
    Lambo 2 reviews are great (and yes you can always find some hater)...oh and NA engine to boot. Not going to get into a Lambo bash here as I like both F and L. After owning 610-4 I look forward to a fun one with more room to play with rear end.

    My 458 arrives in a week or so and look forward to it as well.

    Anywho...I'm looking forward to adding it.

    Are these those bad reviews--just horrible:

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  19. shashi30004

    shashi30004 Karting

    May 9, 2007
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    675LT Spider coming in May
    P1 (prototype) coming in March
  20. Jo Sta7

    Jo Sta7 F1 Rookie
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    Id think about a severely depreciated 12c. But likely not.
  21. acw

    acw Karting

    Nov 3, 2003
    I had a 650S Coupe and sold it after 6 months for the following reasons:

    - average engine noise
    - slow shifting compared to Ferrari (especially downshifts)
    - uncomfortable sport seats
    - annoying and unpractical doors
    - turbo lag.

    It was super fast but not as inspiring as my usual F cars. Also, be careful about depreciation, the market for it is weak and McLaren keeps bringing new cars to market...

    Arnaud (No more McLaren for me!)
  22. Wikdstrate

    Wikdstrate Formula Junior
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    If the eventual depreciation of the limited production 675LT's echo what has happened with the MP4-12C's then I will be tempted to put a 675LT in the garage...unless, in a few years, an F12 can be had for similar money.
  23. Adamas

    Adamas F1 Veteran
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    Hoping to add a 650s or another 12c and a 991 turbo S.

    I was supposed to have bought a 12c in Oct./Nov., but the deal fell through .
  24. dustman

    dustman F1 Veteran
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    We got a 650s at about $65k off MSRP for new, and agree with all your notes. Uninspiring.
    It's worth $25k less now just a few months later. Dead market indeed. So likely passing on 675c and Spider.
  25. Lukeylikey

    Lukeylikey F1 Rookie
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    Mar 3, 2012
    Almost identical path to me! Had a 12C spider which I loved, added a Speciale. Now sold the 12C in favour of an FF. Nothing but approval for the 12C but in the end the Speciale's added responsiveness, mated to similar performance, plus it's rarity (at least when compared to the demand for it) and the fact it was my first brand new Ferrari meant the Speciale was never going to be sold and it ultimately started to unpick the case for keeping the !2C. Others will think differently.

    While I completely understand those who go the Mac route, it will be a little while before I return. Simply because I want to commit my spending power to one and I prefer Ferrari; history, my boyhood love for cars, their range is wider, they are easily the equal of McLaren products in my eyes.

    A Speciale and an FF covers a few more bases than when paired with a 12C Spider (open air duties covered by a 5 year old 911).
  26. JB833

    JB833 Karting

    Jan 3, 2015
    More similar than you think, my open air duties are covered by a 993 Targa!
  27. Lukeylikey

    Lukeylikey F1 Rookie
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    Mar 3, 2012
    Obviously a man of impeccable taste and driving skill......and hoping JB stands for Jenson Button!
  28. redcaruser

    redcaruser Formula 3
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    I'm thinking about a 650S Coupé... (sorry)

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