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Year
2020
Make
McLaren
Model
720S spider
Color
Papaya spark
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Why post a McLaren here? Because for plenty of people going to a McLaren is the natural progression from our Lotus. Several engineers went from Lotus to McLaren. The steering of the Sports Series cars feels a lot like an Evora. About as good as it gets. Mid engined British sports cars with genuine racing heritage.

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but can you dunk on that sweet basketball hoop?

Love the 720S, hard to believe the performance that thing is capable of. Just watch some drag races of it versus the Challenger Demon, and the 720S isn't even designed for that!
 

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Yep, there is a pretty strong connection. Peter Stevens was designer for both the Esprit model update and the McLaren F1.

Interestingly those were fierce competitors on the racetrack in the mid-90's. The <$100k Esprit proved it had the speed and handling to beat the $1m F1 along with Porsche's, Ferrari's, etc. The F1 of course was ultimately more successful in that venue but I can't help but think if the Esprit had been given the same level of support (ie $$$) it might have come out ahead.


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