Ten Things We Learned This Week
The world's fastest pit stop, and Maria Sharapova versus Porsche Macan: the weirdest stories from a week in cars
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
5. This is the successor to the McLaren F1 (sort of)
In the early Nineties, Gordon Murray designed the McLaren F1, the 243mph three-seater that permanently changed the face of hypercars. Now Murray has teamed up with Yamaha on this, the Motiv city car.
The two-seater isn't QUITE so fast as the F1 – it’s all-electric, will take 15 seconds to get to 62mph and isn’t capable of breaking the UK’s motorway speed limit – but, in its own way, might be just as revolutionary. Why? Let James May explain…