Any McLaren F1 is a special car, and every time one goes up for auction, it is sure to be a big deal. The McLaren F1 that is Gooding & Co auction during Monterey Auto WeekHowever, it is even more special than most.
Why is that? Because this F1, also known as chassis number 029, is the lowest-mileage example currently known, with just 240 miles on the clock, and because it’s in a beautiful one-of-one Creighton Brown colourway over an interior of brown and brown leather. . That should push the car’s hammer price well above even the stratospheric numbers we see in the “more pedestrian” examples.
If you are not familiar withIt’s an incredibly lightweight, driver-focused supercar, powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine from BMW. It quickly earned the honor of being the fastest production car in the world and held that record until it was defeated by the even crazier Bugatti Veyron in 2005.
Typical McLaren F1s will sell for between $ 10 million and $ 20 million, depending on whether it is aspecification or a standard specification. We assume this example will end up on the higher end of that spectrum, although we hope its next owner will actually decide to drive it, rather than let it sit.
Pennsylvania is now home to the first McLaren F1 service center in the US.
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