That's a ton of money for very few cars.
McLaren builds some of the most desirable supercars on the planet. Names Like "Elva" and "Senna" will make any McLaren fan stand up and take notice. But one model stands out above all the rest: the legendary McLaren F1. This car has become massively collectible, and seeing one in public is a very rare pleasure, so this video is clearly a special glimpse into a world few can explore. Join us as we watch and listen to a herd of McLaren F1s driving off transport trucks on their way to the Paris Retromobile auto show.
The Retromobile Paris Auto Show is renowned for hosting some of the most exclusive pieces of automotive history, and this year's event, the first since the outbreak of the pandemic, has been a feast for the eyes. Not only did this year's show cater to fans of 1990's JDM metal, and second world war tanks, but it also gave fans the chance to experience the McLaren F1 up close and personal. In the video we get to see over $150 million worth of McLaren metal enter the Paris car show, and some of these models are extremely rare.
Possibly the most striking McLaren to leave the transport trucks was the XP Green McLaren F1 GT, which is one of only three ever built, and features accentuated exterior features and a stunning tan interior. George Harrison of the Beatles also had his car roll out of the transport truck, and who could ignore the road-converted F1 GTR Short Tail and race-ready F1 GTR Long Tail?
The McLaren F1 was manufactured from 1992 to 1998, and set the Guinness World Record for the world's fastest production car on 31 March 1998 with a speed of 240.1 mph. It is powered by a 6.0-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine producing 618 horsepower that possesses one of the best exhaust soundtracks ever. A McLaren F1 sold for $20.5 million at last year's Pebble Beach Auction, making it the most expensive vehicle sold at auction in 2021.