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Old 08-08-2017, 02:18 PM   #21
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Definitely agree with Equ. ... the R8 would be the one I get rid of. I love the 911 too much to get rid of it though I do wish it were a more exotic looking car.

Anyway the McClaren is not at the selling dealer which is not a good thing iMO ... it is at McClaren getting service. The good news is the salesman said it does have a warranty though I don't know the details.
UPDATE: As of today ... the McClaren is still at the McClaren dealer ... this isn't looking to hopeful
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Old 08-08-2017, 03:21 PM   #22
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Why not hopeful?
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:32 PM   #23
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Why not hopeful?
They had the car for a while, why now is it getting service since last week if the car is just basically sitting in a warehouse plus I'm concerned with reliability as it is being it is a such a small car brand.


EDIT: The salesman just sent me a text the Battery was dead, after reading about these cars I found the battery can cost anywhere from $2500 to $3500.
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:34 PM   #24
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They had the car for a while, why now is it getting service since last week if the car is just basically sitting in a warehouse plus I'm concerned with reliability as it is being it is a such a small car brand.


EDIT: The salesman just sent me a text the Battery was dead, after reading about these cars I found the battery can cost anywhere from $2500 to $3500.
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:22 PM   #25
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Well, it costs way less than the battery in your car!
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:28 PM   #26
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:51 PM   #27
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Not as much less as it should.
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Old 08-09-2017, 07:01 AM   #28
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The McLaren must use special, ultra-grade electricity.
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Old 08-09-2017, 07:22 AM   #29
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The only "right" color for this car is orange.

There's a guy John V knows (I kinda know him, but not really) that bought one in early 2016 (I think) and did One Lap in it and has tracked it a bunch. I think he likes it, but it does not seem to be what you might call, um, trouble free.

https://www.facebook.com/OneLapMcLaren/
Yeah, Andy loves that car, but for everything that has gone wrong with it I don't see it being worth the pain. It sounds like a car built in the UK and made of Chinese components.

They are pretty, I guess... I can't put my finger on why but I find the styling to be a little derivative.
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I will say, the one time I saw a McLaren at a track, it looked great and was super quick...until it barfed oil all over the infield and left on a flatbed.
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