McLaren is an English car manufacturer, founded in 1985, which produces high-performance sports cars. McLaren Automotive began producing the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren on behalf of Mercedes-Benz. In 2010 the company declared itself independent and, in 2011, began producing its first car since the McLaren F1, the McLaren MP4-12C. In 2011 it expanded the range with a roadster version and with the production of the limited series of the McLaren P1. The range expanded further in 2014, with the arrival of the McLaren 650S, and in 2015 it was transformed.

The MP4-12C went out of production, and the McLaren 540C, McLaren 570S and the limited series McLaren 675 LT arrived. The latest to be presented is the McLaren Senna, dedicated to the Brazilian champion who won three Formula 1 titles with the British team. The company's profits continue to rise, and the company says it plans to introduce one model per year. During the first days of November 2021, there were rumors, denied several times, about a probable sale of the company to Audi.