This is the McLaren MP4-27, just unveiled at the team’s Technology Centre in Woking. Pretty, isn’t it? Here’s hoping it’ll remain so come race day. The point was made repeatedly this morning that the car lining up for the first pre-season test day (7 February) will be different to the car that starts the Australian Grand Prix on 16 March.
Still, this is the first of the big teams’ new cars and Top Gear has spooks all over the McLaren Death Star. So exclusively, we bring you… Ten Things You Now Know About F1 In 2012 That You Didn’t Before The Launch Of The New McLaren MP4-27, At About 11.05am This Morning.