The McLaren Elva is one of the most remarkable and captivating cars ever created. It has its roots in the United States Road Racing Championship and the renowned Can-Am racing series of the late ’60s and early ’70s. The original McLaren Elva, which means “she goes” in French, was Bruce McLaren’s entry into Can-Am racing and laid the foundation for the dominant McLaren racers of that era.
The 2021 McLaren Elva currently listed for sale on Collecting Cars is a stunning addition to the modern McLaren lineup and truly embodies its rich history. With only 93 kilometers (58 miles) on the odometer, this car features a unique carbon fiber body that sits gracefully on McLaren’s Monocell II chassis. It is finished in white on the outside with blue synthetic suede accents on the inside. The car is equipped with black 19-inch front and 20-inch rear alloy wheels with diamond-cut faces, along with black calipers, carbon-ceramic brakes, and Pirelli P Zero tires. It also comes with front and rear parking assistance, a digital dashboard, and integrated helmet storage.
What sets this car apart is its unique design that does away with the traditional windshield, side windows, and rear glass. Instead, the Elva features twin pods behind the seats to protect the occupants, and it has an innovative vent in the front that rises at higher speeds to create an air curtain and direct the airflow over the passengers.
Under the hood, the McLaren Elva is powered by a 4.0L/804 HP M840TR twin-turbocharged engine. It delivers an impressive 804 bhp to the rear wheels through a seven-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift capability. The Elva also features McLaren’s advanced Proactive Chassis Control II, double-wishbone adaptive-damper suspension, sintered carbon ceramic ABS braking systems, and electro-hydraulic steering. It also includes features like auto-drag reduction, launch control, and traction and stability controls to provide exceptional handling and performance.
This particular McLaren Elva has only 93 kilometers (58 miles) on the odometer and is in impeccable showroom condition. It is number 80 of a limited production run of just 149 units. With its remarkable design, low mileage, and rarity, it would be a standout addition to any supercar collection.
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