Formula One, more than most sports, is all about evolution. It’s a technological arms race where teams constantly tweak and update their cars in the hope of gaining the slightest edge. Progress comes in small steps within exceedingly strict rules. The future reveals itself slowly.
That’s what makes the McLaren MP4-X so striking. McLaren’s Formula One concept, unveiled today, cares little for evolution and leaps right into tomorrow. “We wanted to peer into the future and imagine the art of the possible,” says John Allert, group brand director for the McLaren Technology Group.