McLaren’s latest Formula 1 challenger was launched on a very cold day in Woking. The design, intended to stop Red Bull’s recent dominance of the sport, is certainly more attractive than many were expecting. Earlier this week, the team were quoted in Autosport as having come up with a radical design that may see their rivals question its legality – it’s really good to see a team being aggressive with their design work (or at least with the exhausts!).  No ‘duck’ nose either – phew!

McLaren unveil their 2012 F1 car MP4-27A

So, here it is, the MP4-27A

McLaren MP4-27A

Read about what Jenson and Lewis think of the car and 2012 – read more….

Read about the technical developments and challenges in the Q&A here – read more…

© McLaren Media 2012

“As you can see this is a beautiful car – many of them will not be! So that is important to me.” – Jenson Button

“Felipe will be pleased with the new wing mirrors – helps us to see better” – Lewis Hamilton