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    McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

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    Detailed performance specifications were not released, but McLaren said the car weighs approximately 1400 kg (3086 lbs) and "shares the same the major mechanical components as the 12C, including the twin-turbo 625 PS (460 KW / 616 hp) engine."



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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    This is what you get is the Batmobile and K.I.T.T. had sex angryThat is one of the most hidesous and tastess cars I have seen in a while angel


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    I would be seriously disappointed with McLaren if they actually built such a monstrosity.  Smiley


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    heartenlightened

    It seems that F1 is the only road car that mclaren was able to make classics.


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Wow, that is not really beautiful at all!


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    kudryavchik:

    heartenlightened

    It seems that F1 is the only road car that mclaren was able to make classics.

    True Smiley


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    I believe I just vomited a little in my mouth. McLaren would have done well to keep this one to themselves and the private owner and pretend they never helped create this.

    This car is like that girl you had sex with late at night because you were horny and just needed to get some, but you would never admit to it nor acknowledge her in public.


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    are you kidding? please tell me they're kidding. 

    enlightened


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    No word can describe that... huh... thing.

    Funny, the rims are somewhat similar to the ones seen on the 918...


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    heartheart  Where is the icon that vomits ?


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Gnil:

    heartheart  Where is the icon that vomits ?


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    That looks quite horrible indeed

     


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Gnil:

    heartheart  Where is the icon that vomits ?


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Its interesting, how will f1 successor look like? Maybe like this:...

    Пепелац, from russian pepelac, from movie kin dza dzaSmiley

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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Looks like an old Citroen with the front of an Audi R8


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    koko:

    Specially created for an anonymous car enthusiast

    Can understand why he wants to stay anonymous... heart


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Heist:

    This car is like that girl you had sex with late at night because you were horny and just needed to get some, but you would never admit to it nor acknowledge her in public.

    ...and to make things worse you paid a fortune for it.


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Gnil:

    heartheart  Where is the icon that vomits ?

    This situation requires a set of vomit-smileys Smiley

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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    993Targa:
    koko:

    Specially created for an anonymous car enthusiast

    Can understand why he wants to stay anonymous... heart

    Same here.

    Couldn't he just get himself the F1 ??


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    I like it ! Why spend 5 million to have something that any " tuner " can do to impress the acne crowd ?
    This is something to thumb your nose with and cause exactly this kind of reaction and works quite well in that regard and you all have been reeled in.
    The point of these FACTORY built one-offs, like the Ferrari P4/5 built on an Enzo, is to design something qurky so it is memorable and then hide it away after a year for a long time and in 40 years, it will sell on the Monterey weekend for $$$$$,so it is a good long term investment for someone's pocket change play money.

    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    I certainly don't like it...but I have to say it has a certain '30's look about it, like the exotic one-off's from that era.


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    koko:
    993Targa:
    koko:

    Specially created for an anonymous car enthusiast

    Can understand why he wants to stay anonymous... heart

    Same here.

    Couldn't he just get himself the F1 ??

    Probably already had one?  Smiley


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Yeah:

     

    "One of our clients who already owned a McLaren F1, a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and now a 12C, wanted a unique car. The conversation began with our Executive Chairman Ron Dennis almost three years ago − before the 12C was even launched. The client wanted a machine that had all the capability of the 12C but wrapped in a unique body that reflected his needs and personality."

     

    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    palenimbus:

    Yeah:

     

    "One of our clients who already owned a McLaren F1, a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and now a 12C, wanted a unique car. The conversation began with our Executive Chairman Ron Dennis almost three years ago − before the 12C was even launched. The client wanted a machine that had all the capability of the 12C but wrapped in a unique body that reflected his needs and personality."

     

    Must be some personality. Smiley


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    In 30 -40 years , when all cars will have " active " rear skirts in the wheel well area for aero/ fuel efficency/cooling, this vehicle  will look " modern" and " way ahead of its time " at  vintage auctions .

    OTOH, what goes around, comes around. My first ride home as a newborn from the hospital was in a mid-1950s Ford station wagon identical to this pic that had removable skirts covering  the rear wheel arch openings !

     

     

     

     

     

     

    kiss


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    And I always thought that Ferrari's One-Off models are ugly... 

     


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    Not bad IMO indecision, it is certainly special, you can't deny ! :)427551_409170005814217_1698661267_n.jpg


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    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    It´s hard to believe McLaren has made such monster !!!!!

    J.Seven


    Re: McLaren X-1 concept officially unveiled in Pebble Beach.

    I like the front facia less the exaggerated and front extended and protruding fenders. I can honestly say I like it more than standard 12C front end which I find bland and dulls. 

    Everything else - kill it with fire!


     
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