McLaren F1, Porsche 911 GT1 And Mercedes CLK GTR: Part 1 Of The Ultimate Group Test


Sometimes stars align and dreams come true, as shown by Carfection’s latest film which brings together the McLaren F1, the Porsche 911 GT1 and the Mercedes CLK GTR.

While the term ‘hypercar’ was coined much later, it would be somewhat of an understatement to call these insane speed machines simply supercars.

In the first episode of this rather special series, Carfection’s Henry Catchpole reviews the McLaren F1, chassis No 037, which is preserved beautifully in its original specification.

Also: McLaren F1 Review From Back In The Day Is A Must-Watch

Apparently, this is also the only McLaren F1 with a full Alcantara interior from new, the cabin still wearing the original trim. Its owners used things like towels and specially made fabric sheets to protect the upholstery and the originality of the car.

The naturally aspirated BMW 6.1-liter V12 produces 627 HP and 480 lb-ft (651 Nm) of torque and is paired to a six-speed manual transmission.

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