The windshield on the McLaren F1 costs as much as a new crossover. This is not surprising, since the price of the McLaren F1 itself exceeds $20 million.
The McLaren F1 supercar, released in the 1990s, still holds the title of the fastest car in the world with an atmospheric engine, and each copy of the model is worth its weight in gold among collectors. A total of 106 copies were produced.
Two cars had windshield damage at the Western Velocity Invitational in California.. In the subdock of the Sonoma Raceway, two McLaren F1s – blue and red – were caught on camera with a crack in the glass.. Repairs will cost supercar owners a huge amount, for which you can buy a new car – even if not a McLaren.
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It turned out that the windshield on a McLaren F1 costs 25 thousand dollars, and another 8000 will cost to replace the glass. The total is $33,000 – for this money you can now buy, for example, a new budget crossover. A small batch of the original windscreen is still stocked at McLaren's UK headquarters, so owners won't have to fork out the cash to have new parts made.
McLaren Special Operations plans to produce a batch of spare windshields just in case, as well as begin production of aluminum fuel tanks and rims that could replace worn-out components. The parts will be manufactured to factory specifications to ensure they are fully compliant with McLaren F1 standards.