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McLaren officially opens doors in China


The British supercar manufacturer has opened today its showroom doors in China, having now an official presence in the world’s second-largest luxury car market. McLaren Automotive, which builds the P1 and MP4-12 supercars, is entering the lucrative country as part of an aggressive drive to ramp up its Asian presence to 13 dealerships this year and hopes the region will account ...
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