(PHOTO) NBA: Got It As A Gift & Now Dwyane Wade’s Selling It For $800K!!

Life is GREAT for D-Wade.  Dwyane Wade got a customized McLaren MP4-12C as a GIFT for his 30th birthday two years ago and now he’s selling it —- for $799,000.  Geeeeeesh.  Why can’t something like this happen for me?! Lol.  Hit the jump for more details…

Auto Talk: McLaren MP4-12C ‘Project Alpha’ cars being built for Windy City rich

It has become clear that the McLaren MP4-12C is car that can match Ferrari and Aston Martin in terms of outright performance, and with vehicles like the X-1 Concept, we’re starting to believe that the company can hang with the big boys in terms of special editions, too. Funk Flex

Auto Talk: McLaren MP4-12C getting boost in power, other upgrades for 2013

McLaren will reportedly be offering a handful of upgrades for the 2013 model year MP4-12C supercar. Car and Driver reports that the most significant upgrade is a power bump – 25 horsepower – which now brings the twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8’s total output to a screaming 618 hp. Funk Flex

(Video) Auto Talk: Bugatti Veyron, Lexus LFA, McLaren MP4-12C and Lambo Aventador in 1/4-mile shootout… who wins?

Automobile Magazine scribe Jason Cammisa was sent into the desert to referee four carbon-fiber-bodied wild animals fighting it out over the quarter mile: the V8 McLaren MP4-12C, the V10 Lexus LFA, the V12 Lamborghini Aventador and the W16 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport. It’s a tough job, innit? Funk Flex

Auto Talk: Mansory tunes McLaren MP4-12C for Geneva

The Geneva Motor Show party can’t really begin until Mansory shows up, and here they are with a McLaren MP4-12C that has been turned into “a work of art.” Since Mansory makes most of its paintings in carbon fiber, that means new hood, roof, rear wing and mirror housings as well as wider fenders that stretch the car by 60 mm. Let’s not forget the unique daytime driving lights, either. Mansory touts its work as being not only beautiful but better for acceleration, braking and fuel economy. Funk Flex

Auto Talk: McLaren slows MP4-12C production over quality woes

Autoweek reports that McLaren is slowing down production of the company’s MP4-12C due to quality concerns. The automaker is currently working on fixes to small problems like condensation in the vehicle’s headlights, door functionality and an electrical issue that causes the battery to go dead over time. McLaren is refuting reports that the quality issues are safety or performance related in any way. Instead, the company says that production is being slowed to correct issues that are arising on vehicles already out in the wild. Funk Flex Find Flex On google+

Auto Talk: Merdad’s Tuned McLaren MP4-12C To Be Called MehRon GT

Normally our response to something called a Merdad Mehron GT would be “The what what?” Having seen it, however, our response is: “That’s hot.” The British tuning firm that normally occupies itself turning Porsche Cayennes into hot, swollen messes has looked homeward and out of nowhere done a bang-up job with the McLaren MP4-12C. As impressive as McLaren’s offering is out of the box, to our eye, Merdad has made it better. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+

Auto Talk: McLaren Exclusive to offer customization for MP4-12C

McLaren has a lot of territory to cover if it’s going to catch up with the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. After all, a lot has changed since they stopped selling the their seminal F1 supercar – the business is different and so is the company. Fortunately, if anyone’s up to the task, it’s the boys from Woking. Funkmasterflex Find Flex On Google+

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