OnePlus announces partnership with McLaren, will launch OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition on December 11

by Habeeb Onawole 0

This year, OnePlus‘s tag lines have been related to speed. With the OnePlus 6, it went with “The Speed You Need” and for the new OnePlus 6T the tag line is “Unlock The Speed”.


Now OnePlus is set to take things further with a new partnership with British automotive company, McLaren. And the result of its partnership is the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, the first of future McLaren-branded OnePlus devices.

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition event

OnePlus and McLaren both took to their respective social media accounts to announce their new partnership and also to reveal there would be a co-hosted event on December 11. The URL of the page where OnePlus announces the partnership and the upcoming event contains “mclaren-6T”, so we are pretty sure the event is for the launch of the Oneplus 6T McLaren Edition.

OnePlus 6T McLaren edition

The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition will have a different color, probably orange just like McLaren’s official color. It should also have the McLaren logo. With respect to specs, OnePlus may decide to add extra RAM and storage and bundle it with McLaren branded accessories.

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With this announcement, OnePlus joins Huawei and OPPO on the list of Chinese manufacturers with a partnership with automobile companies. Huawei has been partnering with Porsche Design for a few years now and OPPO released a Lamborghini Edition of its Find X this year.

(Sources: 1, 2)