McLaren F1 LM 

  • $1.3M
  • 1995-1995
  • 680 HP 6.0L
  • 224 mph
There is no ignoring the weight of the steering when parking, but above school-zone speeds, the steering has an almost meaty precision to its feel.
by Car and Driver (Aug, 1994)
You pay a price for this performance at the gas pump, yet the efficiency of the engine, a drag coefficient of just 0.32, and the enormous benefits of a light 2579-pound curb weight mean consumption is reasonable.
by Car and Driver (Aug, 1994)

Road Tests Real world tests of the McLaren F1

0-60mph

F1 LM
2.9 s
Ferrari F40
3.8 s

Top speed

F1 LM
224 mph
Roadster Base
119 mph
962 Le Mans
250 mph

0-100mph

F1 LM
5.9 s
Roadster Base
11.1 s

1/4 mile

F1 LM
11.1 s
Roadster Base
12.7 s
962 Le Mans
9.7 s

Data points Key details of the McLaren F1

Price

F1 LM
$1.3M
Veneno
$4.106M

Horsepower

F1 LM
680 HP
Roadster Base
284 HP
McLaren P1
903 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail

www.supercars.net
Formerly owned by Gulf Team Davidoff, the F1 GTR with chassis number 28R was raced in the 1997 FIA GT Championship series.
Powered by a 900 horsepower V12 from BMW Motorsports, the car is still wearing its full Gulf Livery.
10
Dec

McLaren F1

www.supercars.net
After its release, the F1's potential was immediately realized when it reached 0-100-0 in 11.4 seconds and a record top speed of 240.14mph in its XP5 pre-production trim.
Of these, the Sultan of Brunei owns the most, and has two very special black F1 LMs with striking Pininfarina graphics as well as an exact replica of the F1 GTR that won LeMans.
10
Dec

McLaren F1 GTR

www.supercars.net
The art design was the work of César who used prints of his crushed race trophies from Hervé Poulain.
Since only one road-going version had to be made to homologate the model, it was a relatively easy process to get the race version approved.
10
Dec

McLaren F1 GT

www.supercars.net
This F1 GT with radical new body aerodynamics The GT version featured 17inch wheels with central locking retainer pins.
McLaren wanted to create a car with more downforce than the standard F1 with less drag than the LM version offereed.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand McLaren
Price $1,250,000
Year 1995-1995

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Torsen Differential
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 2.37:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 276
Rear wheels 457/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,336 lb
Width 71.7 in
Height 44.1 in
Length 171.9 in
Front track width 61.8 in
Wheelbase 107 in

road tests

Top speed 224 mph
1/4 mile 11.1 s
0-60mph 2.9 s
0-100mph 5.9 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.44 lb/hp
Maximum hp 680 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Maximum torque 522 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Max RPM 8,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,000 cc
Cylinders V12
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.43 in
Valvetrain DOHC
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