The McLaren F1 rightly takes its place in history as one of the all-time greatest exotics. But it’s been nearly two decades since it was introduced, and the company is now introducing it more mainstream MP4-12C coupe as a Ferrari 458 Italia competitor.
The F1 and the 12C are very different vehicles with very different missions. But that didn’t stop the blokes at Autocar from putting the two head-to-head to see how much of the original F1’s raw racing DNA transferred to the new car.
Click on the video below to see how the newbie fared against its forebear.
Source: Autocar via YouTube