The New 2009 McLaren MP4-24 Formula 1 Car

January 17th, 2009

Update: The 2010 MP4-25 McLaren

McLaren unveiled the new 2009 Formula 1 car: the MP4-24.
The car looks quite different from the 2008 because of the numerous regulation changes that come into effect in 2009.
The new 2009 McLaren F1 MP4-24
The rear wing just looks… well, ‘different’ than what we’re used to from last year. I must admit that the new F1 cars do take a while to get used to. They look like lower formula cars now – simpler and less sophisticated. :-( At least we’ve got slick tyres again!

One cool thing I do have to admit is that the new front wing is driver adjustable! Personally I think that’s pretty cool as it gives the drivers something more ‘to do’ – I am expecting some great wheel-to-wheel driving this year.
New McLaren adjustable front wing

I thought the new integrated exhaust looks pretty stylish:
2009 integrated McLaren exhaust



14 Responses to “The New 2009 McLaren MP4-24 Formula 1 Car”

  1. tommy says:

    wow that defo look different! good luck with is lewis!

  2. Ade says:

    My 6 year old son is so looking forward to the new 2009 season. He is a huge Lewis Hamilton fan and wants to be just like Lewis when he grows up.

    The new car looks slick. Here’s to a cracking start to the new season in March. Good luck to the whole team.

  3. Mo Far says:

    I agree, the design has changed so much, not a big fan of the rear design. Good luck to Lewis

  4. Are says:

    it is gona take time to get used to slicks on the f1 cars

  5. Well done on your championship win, nobody doubted your talent for one minute. looking forward to some very close action packed racing in the new season, as i’m sure you are. Good luck

  6. Andre' says:

    hey Lewis i think after tht first race in Australia, u’ll do just fine. And this year please give us not jst the driver’s cup but the constructors championship. Good luck my friend!

  7. Andre' says:

    im sure u’ll give us boththe driver and constructors cship rite?

  8. peter fostre says:

    its ugly at the back but will get use to it keep up with the winning in the new season your not the most experienced but defo the most determind wooooooooooooooooooooooooo XXXXX

  9. Billy Mwangi says:

    I think it looks hot! Cant wait for the new season to begin! Retain the title and get the Constructors’ championship too.

  10. Lee Tubb says:

    the lack of trick little wings and other aerodynamics may slow the car down somewhat but those slicks really are gonna speed things up in the corners.
    looking foward to this year, my 4 year old boy and I will be watching.

  11. jovan raicevic says:

    meklaren ce ove godine pokazat moc goooooooooooooooooo hamilton

  12. Shane Boudle says:

    Sure is a funny looking car, So now F1 guys are running a F3000 car with more HP… Nice, this should be a strange year. Just keep it up Lewis and beat FIATarri….AGAIN..

  13. Bruce Hand says:

    The car looks a bit different but it really doesn’t matter; because when you’re behind the wheel Lewis, it is truly a Beautiful thing to behold! In the ’08 and ’07 Seasons I witnessed some awesome racing. Your ability to control the car, especially in the Wet is Amazing, you are as one.
    Make it Another Year to Remember.
    Stay Focused and Fit and May God keep you safe!

  14. [...] 2010 car look great. The MP4-25 looks relatively similar to last year’s MP4-24 car. Although this time round the car has a longer wheelbase due to the fuel tank volume increase, [...]

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