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Did anyone see "how to build a supercar" it was on bbc2 last night, about building the mp4-12c really interesting.

think its on iplayer

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Yes recorded it. See the section about the exhaust sound and the red esprit se turbo in the car park

Cliff

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yep i wondered if the owner was on here

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He wasn't very polite about the sound then went on about all the kit they had to create the ideal sound . This was the followed with a clip of Lewis and Jenson discussing the sound of the new car and I personally was left with the impression they weren't very impressed.

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I would SO like to buy a McLaren!!! Their attention to detail has to be second to none, plus the heritage, the technology, ( all that carbon Dany take note! ), the skilled workforce, the not to mention the factory. Unbelievable and the car's beautifully understated which is probably why it doesn't sound like a TVR.

Aren't McLaren working on a wider product range including a 'budget' model, if so I wonder how prices will compare with the Esprit??

Currently having an illicit affair with another marque, be back in the fold one day... B-)

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All vehicles have been 'requested' to be returned for the exhaust upgrade and a couple of bit!!

This is not a recall people, just a request, nothing to see here!!!!

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A chap I know has one, I have looked at it in the flesh and it is very, very nice, I asked him what the ride was like, he said it was better than a M5 a lot more forgiving.

But even at £170,000 he said he had to pay extra for the car mats, and HAD to but £16,000 of extras for a launch model. Unfortunetly Holly Valance is not available as an extra.

Mclaren are currently working on "P1" this is the successor to the F1 and will sit at the top of the range.

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Thanks!

I thought it was interesting how similar it is to the Evora... The bonded body panels are almost identical, though the Evora has fewer pieces, and the tub with subframes idea is the same except carbon vs aluminum...

I found it on youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXgs1yCH7LM

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Thanks,Travis. Watched the entire program. Fascinating stuff. thumbup.gif

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