Tiff Needell attempts to set a new speed record in the McLaren F1. This monster is powered by a 6.1-liter BMW V12 engine that generates a whopping 640hp. Find out what happens after the jump.
The power-weight ratio is a better method of quantifying performance than the peak output of the vehicle’s powerplant. By this measure, the F1 was one of the most powerful production cars ever made