McLaren F1 sold for 17 million euros

the McLaren F1 It was arguably the most surprising supercar of the 1990s. At Gooding and Company’s Pebble Beach auction in August, customers only had the opportunity to purchase mint condition 387 kilometers on the odometer. We thought this copy would sell for only $15 million, and eventually found a buyer at 20,465,000 dollars !

This is Chassis 029, the 25th example of the McLaren F1 delivered to the customer. The body has a unique Creton Brown color. Inside, the upholstery is a mix of light brown and dark brown leather.

Its first owner is Japanese. This person has been maintaining the car but rarely drives the car. McLaren. Then the machine passed into the hands of an American who rarely took it out.

It’s very rare to see a McLaren F1 for sale, and this car comes with all the accessories that make it a truly complete copy. It contains all the original luggage that can be placed in the body side panel. A rare TAG Heuer watch and gold-tone titanium instrument cluster are also included.

FACOM Toolbox with location for each part is also part of the auction. Even the original Goodyear Eagle F1 tires still surround the wheels.

F1 is already an icon. It uses a mixture of materials that are still exotic today such as carbon fibre, kevlar, titanium and gold leaf. BMW’s 6.1-liter centrally-mounted V12 engine generates more than 600 hp (461 kW) and works with a six-speed manual transmission. In a sufficiently long closed circuit, the maximum speed reaches 391 km / h.

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