|Video| Well Played, Electronic Arts

EA, for all your faults, I doth my cap to you for making this hilarious advertisement for Need For Speed: Most Wanted.

I’m not a huge fan of the NFS games, but this advertisement had me laughing hard enough to give it a peek with it comes out.

I see what you did there. 😉 Mission Accomplished.

Opening the Mclaren Production Center

Fact- I love McLaren.

They are one of my favorite automotive brands. Passionate, intelligent, competitive and enthusiastic. McLaren represents a symbol of the automotive industry as a forward-thinker and a leader in new technological developments.

Today McLaren has officially opened the McLaren Production Center, development and production location for the McLaren MP4-12C. It’s a 20,000sq m facility, which churns out 6 MP4-12C a day. This facility is as beautifully designed, efficient and effective as the McLaren road car that it puts out.

Take a look at the demo video of the brand new facility.

It shows that they not only want to be winners in Formula 1, but winners in all areas of automotive development.

Mclaren MP4-12C GT3 Launch- Videos and Pictures.

Today, Mclaren released it’s FIA GT3 competition version of the MP4-12C. I personally love this car, as it’s aerodynamically beautiful, while providing the awesome handling that Mclaren is known for infusing into their cars.

Rumor has it that 20 of these cars will be built in preparation for the 2012 season. I’d love to get my hands on one. (Check out the video after the jump)
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MP4-12C GT3- Mclaren gets it right.

Mclaren may be having trouble in Formula 1 right now, but in sports cars they are working with awesome sauce.

We here at “Starting Grid” love the MP4-12C roadcar, so the GT3 is just the perfect evolution for a 2011 racecar.

Although, just so you know that we haven’t gone crazy. “No, it’s not as cool as one of these…”