Development programme of new McLaren supercar revealed
13 November 2009

McLaren has released a video of the new MP4-12C supercar development programme.

The car has been extensively tested at Germany’s Nurburgring, the Arctic circle, Bahrain, and Dunsfold Aerodrome, with the development programme now at the halfway point.

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“I am really proud of what the team has achieved this year,” said Dick Glover, technical director at McLaren Automotive, who is responsible for the 50-strong testing and development team and the eight development cars that have featured in the 2009 programme.

“Having to develop a brand new range of cars from scratch to the standards expected of McLaren, featuring ground-breaking new structures and powertrain is the ultimate challenge and one we are relishing.”

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