The New 2009 McLaren MP4-24 Formula 1 CarJanuary 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 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.
I thought the new integrated exhaust looks pretty stylish: