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The McLaren F1, a supercar conceived by Gordon Murray and manufactured by McLaren Automotive from 1992-1998 in Woking of Surrey in England is still an icon in the world of supercars today. BMW M Division Engine Expert Paul Rosche designed a 6.1L V12 Engine called BMW S70/2 at 618 horsepower, the road going version of the McLaren F1 has a torque output of 480ft-lb at 5600 rpm and redlines at 7500 rpm. The Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic monocoque chassis structure is is light giving this car a power to weight ratio of 550hp per ton (Compared to a modern day Ferrari Enzo which is only at 434 hp per ton) The McLaren F1 boasts 0-60 mph in  3.2 seconds with a Top Speed of 391 km/h with the limiter removed. As a tribute to this iconic BMW powered Supercar, read more for a Gallery and Specs.

Model
F1 Roadcar
F1 GTR Racecar
F1 LM Roadcar
Year of production
1993-98
1995
1996
Examples built
64
9
5
Engine
BMW V12
BMW V12
BMW V12
Cubic Capacity
6064 cc
6064cc
6064cc
Engine Management
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
Power output (bhp)
627
600
680
Transmission
Transverse 6-speed Limited Slip Differential
Aluminium case transverse 6-speed, LSD
Transverse 6-speed Racing Unit, LSD
Chassis
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Body
Carbon fibre composite panels
Carbon fibre composite panels
Carbon fibre composite panels
Front Suspension
Double wishbones, Ground Plane Sheer centre sub-frame light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, anti-roll bar
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, anti-roll bar
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension
Double wishbones, Inclined Axis Sheer mounting, light alloy damper/coaxle coil spring, toe-in/toe-out control links
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/coaxle coil spring
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/coaxle coil spring
Brakes F/R
Outboard 13/12in ventilated discs
Outboard 15/14in ventilated carbon discs
Outboard 13/12in ventilated discs
Wheels: Diameter x Width F/R
17×9/17×11.5in
18×10.85/18x13in
18×10.85/18x13in
Tyres F/R
Goodyear F1, Michelin SX-MXX3
Michelin
Michelin SX-MXX3
Length
169in/4292mm
169in/4292mm
171.8in/4365mm
Width
71.6in/1820mm
71.6in/1820mm
71.6in/1820mm
Height
44.8in/1140mm
44.8in/1140mm
44.1in/1120mm
Wheelbase
107in/2718mm
107in/2718mm
107in/2718mm
Track F/R
61.7/58in / 1568/1472mm
61.3/58.6in /
1558/1488mm
61.8/57.6in /
1570/1464mm
Weight
2502lb/1140kg
2315lb/1050kg
2341lb/1062kg

Model
F1 GTR Racecar
F1 GT Roadcar
F1 GTR Racecar
Year of production
1996
1997
1997
Examples built
9
3
10
Engine
BMW V12
BMW V12
BMW V12
Cubic Capacity
6064 cc
6064cc
5990cc
Engine Management
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
TAG 3.12 Ignition/Injection
Power output (bhp)
600
627
600
Transmission
Magnesium case transverse 6-speed Limited Slip Differential
Transverse 6-speed, Limited Slip Differential
Magnesium case transverse 6-speed
Chassis
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Carbon fibre reinforced composite monocoque
Body
Carbon fibre composite panels
Carbon fibre composite panels
Carbon fibre composite panels
Front Suspension
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/coaxle coil spring, anti-roll bar
Double wishbones, Ground Plane Sheer centre sub-frame light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, anti-roll bar
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring
Double wishbones, Inclined Axis Sheer mounting, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring, toe-in/toe-out control links
Double wishbones, light alloy damper/co-axial coil spring
Brakes F/R
Outboard 15/14in ventilated carbon discs
Outboard 13/12in ventilated discs
Outboard 15/14in ventilated carbon discs
Wheels: Diameter x Width F/R
18×10.85/18x13in
18×10.85/18x13in
18×10.85/18x13in
Tyres F/R
Michelin
Michelin
Michelin
Length
172in/4367mm
194in/4928mm
194.2in/4933mm
Width
74.8in/1900mm
76.4in/1940mm
75.6in/1920mm
Height
42.9in/1090mm
47.2in/1200mm
47.2in/1200mm
Wheelbase
107in/2718mm
107in/2718mm
107.2in/2723mm
Track F/R
61.3/58.6in / 1558/1488mm
63.3/62.3in /
1620/1582mm
63.7/62.3in /
1617/1582mm
Weight
2231lb/1012kg
2469lb/1120kg
2017lb/915kg