Posts Tagged: McLaren

A look at the McLaren ‘P1′

I hate to do something “news-ey” since that’s not really what I’m about but something happened and I wanted to comment on it.

Today, one of the most anticipated cars, with perhaps the highest-ever expectations for a supercar, was unveiled: the McLaren P1. Or, at least, it’s “design study.”  So let’s do our own design study. Continue reading…

Irrational love for the McLaren F1

Its an obvious car to lust for, isn’t it? A standard go-to. The Greatest Car Ever Made. The McLaren F1. Utterly one of a kind, it offers volatile performance and a laser-focused execution of purity and perfection. Obtaining one is beyond the dreams of most millionaires.

It’s not traditionally high-tech in the way that the Porsche 959 or the period-contemporary Bugatti EB110 are, but unparalleled in the innovation in its concept and the vision of its creator Gordon Murray. (It took restraint to not capitalize “Creator” in that sentence).  Continue reading…

And now I’ve sat in a McLaren (MP4-12C)

Last week I was thrilled to get a chance to see the McLaren MP4-12C at a launch event here in town. This was a huge deal for me. See, I’m kind of obsessed with McLaren. I love the Formula 1 team and idolize the irreplaceable F1 roadcarContinue reading…