McLaren supercars

Published: 29 July 2008

Conceived as Ron Dennis and his closest allies were held up in an airport lounge, the F1 remains for many the definitive supercar. Woking-based McLaren Automotive is part of the F1-focused McLaren group and its grand prix nous shone through loud and clear with the F1. If you've been waiting 14 years for another F1, fret not. CAR Magazine revealed in October 2007 how Dennis and co are now plotting a smaller, cheaper supercar successor to the F1. Codenamed P11, you can read more about the small Macca here.









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Top speed

McLaren F1



6064cc V12, 627bhp, 479lb ft



McLaren F1 supercar


 Everything, but especially the engine  


 Disappointing sales equals ultra-rarity equals daft prices now


 What you get when you give the monomaniacal Gordon Murray
 free rein


If we were going to build a sports car, it would have to be not only the finest the world had ever seen, but also the finest it was ever going to see. Massively arrogant, Ron, but dead right 

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By Tim Pollard

Editorial director of CAR's digital publishing arm. Motoring news magnet