Monterey 2012: McLaren X-1
The McLaren X-1 features a carbon MonoCell with completely unique bodywork. The design brief for the car was ‘timeless and classical elegance’. It’s the work of McLaren’s Design Director Frank Stephenson and RCA graduate Hong Yeo and the design took 18 months to sign off. All bodypanels are carbon fibre with gloss black and exposed carbon finishes. The complete design is bespoke as and includes unique front and rear lights which look like the McLaren Automotive logo.