Gordon Murray designed the McLaren F1 to be the ultimate driver’s car, and many people would agree that he succeeded. But judging from the unconscionable, factory-testing-only miles on one Japanese owner’s 1997 F1, he hasn’t even had the pleasure of letting the legend loose. Original factory wrapping abounds, protecting perhaps the world’s most treasured supercar from grubby human hands. It’s a 20-year itch that remains unscratched.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/10/18/essentially-brand-new-mclaren-f1-for-sale