Any McLaren F1 is a particular automotive, and anytime one goes up for public sale, it is certain to be a giant deal. The McLaren F1 that Gooding & Co is auctioning off throughout Monterey Automobile Week, although, is much more particular than most.
Why is that? As a result of this F1, aka chassis quantity 029, is the lowest-mileage instance at present recognized, with simply 240 miles on the clock, and since it is in a beautiful, one-of-one colour mixture of Creighton Brown over a tan and brown leather-based inside. That ought to push the automotive’s hammer value effectively above even the stratospheric numbers we see from “extra pedestrian” examples.
In the event you’re not accustomed to, it is an extremely light-weight, driver-focused supercar powered by a 6.0-liter BMW-sourced V12 engine. It shortly gained the dignity of being the world’s quickest manufacturing automotive and held onto that document till it was crushed by the much more bonkers Bugatti Veyron in 2005.
Typical McLaren F1s will promote for between $10 million and $20 million, relying on whether or not it is aspec or a typical spec. We might guess that this instance will find yourself on the upper finish of that spectrum, although we do hope that its subsequent proprietor will determine to really drive it, reasonably than let it sit.