1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

McLaren F1 car launch date?

Discussion in 'Sports Arena' started by qwerty, 4 Feb 2006.

  1. qwerty

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 27 Jul 2005

    Posts: 2,351

    When is the new McLaren being launched? I think it might be the 10th of February but can anyone confirm that?

    Also, looking here http://www.mclaren.com/ it looks like it's going to be orange.
  2. el_dazza


    Joined: 20 Sep 2005

    Posts: 16,087

    Location: West End, Southampton

    Yep, it's definately orange. Not sure of the release date though, 10th may be right
  3. bingham67


    Joined: 29 May 2005

    Posts: 6,394

    Location: Hertfordshire

    looks very sleak :)
  4. Pigeon_Killer


    Joined: 21 Nov 2005

    Posts: 32,942

    Apparently, it's already suffering from a lack of speed and reliability problems. I hope they get this car right because Kimi deserves to be a world champion sooner rather than later.
  5. kaiowas


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 10,213

    Location: Castle Anthrax

    I'm sure I read that the orange is just a temporary colour scheme for winter testing. The actual livery will be unveiled as part of the offcial launch.
  6. Gilly

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 95,526

    Location: I'm back baby!

    I hope so. For some time now McLaren have had the best colour schemes. That Orange is just not right.
  7. Nismo


    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 18,549

    Location: UK

    I too heard the orange was just the testing livery?
  8. Nuclearbaggins


    Joined: 13 Sep 2005

    Posts: 659

    Location: Crewe,Cheshire

    I so hope your right mate wont be right a mclaren not in silver :(
  9. Reidy


    Joined: 12 Jan 2006

    Posts: 173

    Location: Stoke-on-Trent

    the orange doesnt look right.... stick with the original colours!!!!
  10. fuz

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 1 Mar 2004

    Posts: 1,551

    Location: Notts

    Orange is McLaren's original colour ;)


    They also used orange in the testing period before the 97 season, before switching to the Mercedes livery, they'll do the same this time too (although I'm a big fan of the orange, I would prefer the marlboro red/white :( )
  11. G|mp


    Joined: 10 Mar 2004

    Posts: 27,454

    I like the orange :o
  12. Arc

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 1,759

    Orange is the proper colour for a McLaren ;).

    They'll have the same silver/back scheme on this seasons cars though and maybe a combination red/silver/black for the 2007 season due to having Vodaphone sponsorship (e.g. like some of the Merc DTM cars).
  13. rossyl


    Joined: 27 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,259

    Location: London


    The silver is quality.
  14. Flibster


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 33,134

  15. qwerty

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 27 Jul 2005

    Posts: 2,351

  16. Flibster


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 33,134

    Lots of photo's please. :D I love the McLaren Tech Center.

    As of yet I've not heard anything about an official launch date - all I've been passed is mid Feb so it could well be the official launch.

    Officially - there is no news yet.

  17. Ed


    Joined: 28 Apr 2004

    Posts: 4,970

    Location: Hastings

    Looks like the previous orange skin was a mask.

  18. Flibster


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 33,134