How the McLaren F1 Came to be the World’s Best Supercar?
There’s no doubt that the McLaren F1 is the world’s best. It’s currently the most expensive modern supercar in the used market and it has a performance pedigree to backup up the heavy price tag.
The story begins in 1988 when partners of the McLaren Cars Ltd – the world’s leading Formula One team, winning 15 out of 16 races – finished their successful season and decided that they should move beyond their current program and go one step further by building the finest road car possible. To them, this meant developing a no comprise supercar, built with nearly endless funds to achieve the highest power to weight ratio but retain usability for everyday driving.