Primarily I take a big issue with the portion I've marked in blue as it's absolutely not the case. Almost every single F1 I've seen evidence of has an identical set of pedals.Customized to the preference of each owner, no two McLaren F1 pedal sets are exactly alike. Some are closer together, a few have a lip built in to keep feet in place, others are hinged at the top, rather than at the bottom like these. All are brutally efficient and stark in their beauty.
Like any car, each F1 is going to be different both with its history and condition which can have a noticeable effect on the price. In the most general terms I think you'd be hard pressed to find an F1 road car in great condition with an asking price of less than $2.5M and GTRs tend to trade for a little bit less, so lets say an even $2.0M for one of them. The range on both doesn't go much lower unless the car has a considerable number of miles, has not been well cared for or has had some unfortunate incident in its past. The longtail GTRs are kind of in a league of their own with a wide spectrum of prices and the same is true of the LMs & GTs which I won't even speculate on.
There's a '95 F1 GTR set to be auctioned in just 10 days during the upcoming Le Mans Classic. The company running the auction have issued a pre-sale estimate of €2m-2.5m (or $2.5-$3.7M USD) banking on it's 'art car' status, but I am tempted to believe that's a pretty ambitious. It's still fully a GTR, not yet having been converted for road use like so many others which will limit its appeal to some buyers I think. It will be interesting to see where the hammer falls and whether it will actually be sold.
You can read more about the car and see plenty of images here:
Artcurial Motorcars - GTR 05R
Peleton would know for certain, but I don't believe any of them have ever depreciated.thanks for the explanation, appreciate that. Great to see these cars holding their value and even appreciating in most respects.
It's actually an easy question to answer. As of last year there were still 7 F1s in Brunei of the 10 they originally purchased. The 10 chassis numbers were #002, #004, #005, #008 #014, GTR 09R, LM1, LM4, LM5 and 54F1GT. The ones that are now missing from the collection over there are #004, #005 and #014.Heres a tough one for ya. What Mclaren f1's does the sultan of Brunei still currently have in his garage? I heard he sold allot of cars off a few years back. Any pics?
This is one of them right?
The car's were sold over a period of 5 years so the price fluctuated a bit due to currency changes, but it is safe to say they were slightly less than $1M USD when new. The original quoted price in AutoCar's original F1 test was £540,000. Later reports had revised it upwards to as high as £634,500. Take that second figure and calculate it against the average exchange rate from GBP to USD in 1995 and you'll get a $1,053,270. Either way, it was definitely one of those 'If you have to ask...' scenarios.thanks for the explanation, appreciate that. Great to see these cars holding their value and even appreciating in most respects. What was the original MSRP if you don't mind me asking?
There were a few resales in the early years that fell below the F1's initial list price. It wasn't until the gates were opened to the US market that values of the F1 really started to soar. I know of at least three road cars which changed hands for less than $900,000 between 1998 and 2000 and there wasn't anything wrong with them that I am aware of.Peleton would know for certain, but I don't believe any of them have ever depreciated.
Thanks for the heads up. I picked up a copy on Saturday. The issue is awesome with a LOT of F1 content - they did a fantastic job.Finally found the EVO issue with the McLaren F1 special in it at Barnes & Noble.
Absolutely brilliant. If you haven't picked it up, you better get to it! Must have for McLaren F1 fans
No problem with your English. It is certainly better than my Russian.Peloton25, You do not know, whether is in Russia McLaren F1???
The audition walks, that in Moscow dark green is. Whether so it? It is very interesting to learn...
In advance I give thanks for the answer.
P.S. I apologise, my English is very bad... I used a translator)))