McLaren X-1

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McLaren X-1 Concept
Manufacturer McLaren Automotive
Assembly Woking, Surrey, England
Designer Hong Yeo
Body and chassis
Class Sports car
Body style 2-door coupé
Layout RMR layout
Related McLaren 12C
Engine McLaren M838T twin-turbo 3.8 L V8
Transmission 7-speed dual-clutch
Wheelbase 2,670 mm (105.1 in)
Length 4,616 mm (181.7 in)
Width 2,097 mm (82.6 in)
Height 1,199 mm (47.2 in)
Kerb weight 1,400 kg (3,086 lb)

The McLaren X-1 is a concept by British automotive manufacturer McLaren. It was displayed at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It was built for a McLaren customer who already owns a McLaren F1, a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and a McLaren 12C.[1][2]

It is based on a McLaren 12C, and was built by McLaren Special Operations (MSO). According to Paul MacKenzie, MSO Programme Director, the X-1 has been developed for the past three years. To style the X-1, McLaren used ideas from a 1961 Facel Vega, a 1953 Chrysler D'Elegance Ghia, a 1959 Buick Electra, a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K and a 1971 Citroën SM.


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