The McLaren F1’s made-to-order 6.1-litre V12 masterpiece is further evidence of extreme dedication to excellence.
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The complex interaction between a moving McLaren F1 and the airstream around it.
Access to the centreline driving seat is assured by wide-opening dihedral doors incorporating sections of both floor and roof.
Right from the McLaren F1’s initial design, the tyre was considered as an intrinsic suspension element.
Impeccable braking is a primary Formula 1 requirement in equal demand on the road, so braking performance is a major priority for the McLaren F1.
The F1’s radical new system offers a previously impossible combination of compliant freedom and precise geometric control.
The McLaren F1 is designed for greater torsional and bending stiffness than any other production car ever built.
Mass is the essential enemy of dynamic performance in any supercar, so there is no substitute for light weight.
As in McLaren’s Formula 1 World Championship racing cars, the driver and the vehicle become entirely as one in the McLaren F1.
The project’s technical director wanted to create the purest driver’s car, a new beginning, a design which simply rewrites all existing standards.