McLaren F1

 
Gordon Murray Automotive's First IGM car

Gordon Murray working on F1-inspired sports car

Last month, Gordon Murray, the man behind the iconic McLaren F1, announced his latest project: his own car company. Now, we know the newly minted Gordon Murray Automotive will brand its cars with the IGM label, which stands for Murray's initials. (His full name is Ian Gordon Murray.) The new label... read more

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McLaren 570GT finished in XP Green

McLaren builds bespoke 570GTs to match F1 XP GT ‘Longtail'

McLaren may be churning out incredible sports cars today, but when enthusiasts hear the name "McLaren," many of them think of one car: the F1. The iconic supercar that was... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 after 25 years

The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 sold for $15.6 million

First US street-legal McLaren F1 sells for whopping $15.6M

When we caught wind of the first U.S. street-legal McLaren F1 for sale, we said there wouldn't be enough time for all of us to collectively scrape our change together. Since... read more August 21, 2017 by


 
1995 McLaren F1 for sale at Bonhams auction

The first US street-legal McLaren F1 is for sale

There won't be enough time for everyone here at Motor Authority to collectively scrape change, empty piggy banks, and check couch cushions. But, boy, do we wish we had all... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
This is the origin story of the McLaren F1

The origin story of the McLaren F1

Back in the late 1990s, the McLaren F1 arrived to set the world on fire. It blasted well past the 200-mph mark into unknown territory when it set a production car top-speed... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 GTR Longtail at Spa

McLaren F1 GTR Longtail stretches its legs at Spa-Francorchamps

The 1990s birthed some pretty spectacular cars. It was a unique time, too. Hybrid powertrains were still the thing of econo cars like the Prius, which meant big power numbers... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 owners are given loaner engines if their original engine needs service

McLaren offers loaner engines for F1 owners

When you're getting your vehicle serviced, you may have to say goodbye to it for a few days. If that's the case, we hope you have the fortune of receiving a loaner vehicle... read more May 30, 2017 by


 
Teaser for McLaren BP23 F1 successor launching in 2019

McLaren teases F1 successor, says it will be faster, more powerful than P1

McLaren showed its newest supercar to the public this month at the 2017 Geneva auto show, but behind closed doors the company's talking about what's next. Not the next car... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
McLaren F1 High Downforce Package

This McLaren F1 might be the rarest example you'll ever see

The McLaren F1 is on the list of all-time great vehicles, and it's positioned somewhere near the very top of that list. It set a top speed record that lasted from 1998 all... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
Andy Wallace in the McLaren F1 during land speed record attempt on March 31, 1993

Unseen footage reveals what it took for the McLaren F1 to hit 240.1 mph

It’s now been 25 years since the McLaren F1 was unleashed on the world and to celebrate McLaren has dug up from its archives unseen footage taken during the car’s... read more January 27, 2017 by


 
1994 McLaren F1 prior to crash near Queenstown, New Zealand on December 3, 2016

McLaren F1 crash sees multimillion-dollar car land in ditch

A McLaren F1 ended up in a roadside ditch on Saturday near Queenstown, New Zealand when its driver lost control. The car, a 1994 example estimated to be worth in excess of... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
Teaser for McLaren BP23 F1 successor launching in 2019

Modern McLaren F1 teased ahead of 2019 launch

Last summer, rumors of a modern successor to the legendary McLaren F1 first surfaced. The rumors suggested the car would be positioned as the ultimate GT, combining... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
McLaren F1 chassis  number 069

A modern McLaren F1? Not so fast, supercar boss says

Rumors have been swirling that McLaren engineers and designers are hard at work on successor to the near-mythical F1. Reports from Autocar talk about a hyper-focused machine... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
McLaren F1 chassis  number 069

Report: McLaren to build F1 successor complete with center driving position

Ever since launching its P1 hypercar, McLaren has been adamant the car isn’t a successor to the legendary F1. While the P1 has a single focus on speed, the F1 was... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
2016 McLaren P1 LM prototype

McLaren P1 LM is spiritual successor to most legendary F1

When it comes to the McLaren F1, the most lust-worthy models are the F1 LMs, of which only six were ever made including the original prototype still owned by the British... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
 

 
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