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

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