TG Awards 2011: GT car of the year
With a little help from Lewis Hamilton, we crown the McLaren MP4-12C our GT car of 2011
Posted: 26 Dec 2011
...As for the MP4-12C, well, maybe there was an excess of pressure here, too. The day before I drove an early car at Portimão, back in February, Ron Dennis - a man who's definitely a little misunderstood, but is still the closest the car industry has to a Steve Jobs figure - claimed that McLaren has always been "passionate" about measuring things scientifically. "And we can prove scientifically that ours is the best sports car in history."
Words: Jason Barlow
Photos: Joe Windsor-Williams
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