A Rare Opportunity to Own a McLaren For Sale
Churning out high-powered, well-engineered sports and supercars for two decades wasn’t enough to save McLaren Automotive from a financial crisis. The British exotic car maker’s stock has plunged and it’s in danger of losing its investment-grade credit rating—deep into junk bond territory. The company is also facing a full order book for its Ultimate Series of cars and hasn’t been able to sell many of its entry-level Sports Series models.
McLaren is taking a creative approach to deal with the looming problem, as first reported by Bloomberg. It’s selling some of its heritage cars to raise cash to fund the upcoming hybrid Artura supercar, but it won’t lose actual ownership over the vehicles. A spokesperson declined to say which heritage cars have been sold, but the brand has a collection of 54 Formula 1 race cars and F1 supercars in total that it regularly updates with newer vehicles.
The brand is selling the cars to investors, including Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding, the sovereign wealth fund that owns 60% of McLaren. It’s a way for the company to raise funds without losing custody of the cars, which will be licensed back to the brand and kept at its Woking headquarters. McLaren says it has a recapitalization plan that involves shareholders and is looking for other sources of money, too.
A McLaren for sale is a rare opportunity to own one of the world’s most iconic sports cars. Collectors and auction houses are vying for a chance to buy these cars, which often fetch prices far above their original MSRPs. The most valuable McLaren currently for sale is a 1994 F1 that recently sold at Gooding for $29.8 million. It has just 241 miles on it and was finished in a special Creighton Brown color.
The McLaren Elva is another rare and desirable vehicle. Only 149 were made, and it’s an example of what the Ultimate Series is all about: combining classic racing heritage with avant garde style and futuristic innovation into a beautiful package. Another unique and stunning McLaren for sale is the bespoke McLaren Sabre, developed by McLaren Special Operations (MSO). This model is one of a kind and it combines both the roofless and windshield-less barchetta silhouette of the Ultimate Series with the sleek lines of the 720S.
The McLaren 570S is one of the best sports cars you can buy for under $200,000. It’s fast, powerful, and comfortable, and it has a great interior and exterior design. The 570S is a great choice for anyone who wants to drive something that’s a little bit different than the crowd. If you’re interested in buying a McLaren, visit our Irvine, CA McLaren dealership near Newport Beach, Laguna Beach and Corona Del Mar. Our team is happy to help. We have a variety of McLarens for sale, and we can’t wait to show you what we have to offer.