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McLaren, founded by Bruce McLaren[?] (1937-1970) and currently managed by Ron Dennis[?], is a Formula One racing team based in Woking, England. It has been one of the most successful teams since the 1980s.
McLaren F1

The team also produced tiny volumes of an extremely expensive road-going car known as the "McLaren F1", priced at $1million. BMW was commissioned to design and build the car's engine, a 6.1-litre V12 producing 627 bhp. A three-seater with an unusual central driving position, the F1 is one of the fastest production cars ever made, with an independently measured top speed of over 360 km/h (225 mph). The only other comparable vehicle is the Bugatti EB110.

In 1995, a McLaren F1 GTR won the 24 hours of Le Mans race.

For information on other vehicles see: List of automobiles.

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