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This is Gordon Murray's incredible lightweight car collection

Published: 31 May 2021

Later this month, Gordon Murray will reveal the next car from Gordon Murray Automotive, following on from the T50 three-seater supercar and its track-only winged relative, the T50S Niki Lauda. 

Safe to say, we are excited. GM's eye for detail and pursuit of engineering perfection make the cars he builds rather enticing. 

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And it's that same rarefied taste that makes his personal car collection such an eye-popper. After Murray sold his personal McLaren F1, he could've bought a desert island or a small airline, but instead he invested in possibly the greatest grouping of sub-1000kg classic cars on the planet. And these are no garage queens: they're all in working order, and Gordon likes to drive them.

Still, he managed to keep them still long enough to invite TopGear.com for a guided tour: grab a beverage and settle in for this one. The only thing that's not lightweight here is the sheer breadth of Gordon's knowledge...

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