Whoosh! McLaren shows off F1 ‘car of the future’

It’s fair to say Formula One cars already look awesome – but the future could be so much cooler.

McLaren has unveiled a series of images that show what the next generation of Formula One cars might look like.

Revealed today, the McLaren MP4-X is a concept automotive described as “a vision of the future of the racing car”.


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“With the futuristic McLaren MP-X concept racecar, we wanted to peer into the future and imagine the art of the possible,” says John Allert, McLaren Technology Group’s Brand Director.

Allert continues: “We have combined a number of F1’s key ingredients – speed, excitement and performance, with the sport’s emerging narratives – such as enclosed cockpits to enhance driver safety, and hybrid power technologies.”

He adds: “Formula One is the ultimate gladiatorial sport, and the future we envisage will be a high tech, high performance showcase that excites fans like no other sport.”

Check out the images below:

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