mclaren p1 concept car mclaren p1 concept car
sep 19, 2012

mclaren p1 concept car

mclaren p1 concept car

after 20 years of originally introducing the fastest production vehicle in the world, british mclaren automotive has released information about the debut of their newest sports car, the ‘mclaren p1’. aiming to replace its iconic predecessor, the new concept will be introduced at the 2012 paris motor show as a design study, expecting to inform the new form factor of the production model. although the supercar still has no official release date, it is expected to be manufactured in limited quantities.

rear 3/4 detail view

side view

  • So let’s see, a narrow passenger compartment, a low chiseled front with some scoop arrangement(s) bulgy curves above the front wheels and a mechanical/transformer style rear end.
    Yawn…
    God another fast car designed by a computer and given a shiny paint job, yaaawwnnnn.
    Yeah, it is probably a good car to drive and it definitely looks like a performance car… But then they all do!
    They spend all that money designing a car, building a huge factory to assemble it and what do they produce?
    A car of today’s style, a fashion car, a been done before style of car. It is a car that so special, so unique that the majority of today’s road users will likely say something like; “hay look, is that a Ferrari?” (That is assuming they actually notice it enough to comment).

    What makes this one special? Electronics?

    There must be a shop somewhere selling cookie cutter type moulds for today’s super-car builders.

    Yawn!
    In contrast, a couple of weeks ago I was in Italy (I know, poor me) and I saw a very wide Lamborghini Aventador on a dual carriage way style of road, wow. There was no mistaking that for anything other than what it is!

    But then, when all the talk ends, who cares, even if I had enough cash I wouldn’t buy one of these McLarens, although, I would probably buy a Bugatti! But don’t let that stop you buying one, and when you drive it people will look, you will get noticed.
    I am sure that if one of these cars drove along a street I was on, I would stop, I would look and like most people I would probably have a moment where I think… Is that a Ferrari? 🙂

    Fred says:

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