In the grand scheme of things, taking a wire brush to skin of a McLaren P1 isn't exactly like drawing a mustache on the Mona Lisa. Though for enthusiasts? It's close. 

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But that's exactly what the gents from London's Topaz Detailing do in this video posted on The Supercar Kids. Of course, there's no malice involved in the attack, it's just done to demonstrate how durable modern paint protection films can make a polished surface. Spoiler alert: the hybrid supercar emerges from the treatment unscathed.

There's no word on which—apparently very trusting—P1 owner volunteered their ride for this shoot, but if you're curious about how the film is applied, it's worth a watch.

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