" A power-to-weight ratio double the Bugatti Veyron’s, and so much downforce you will be able to drive it upside down in a tunnel at 150mph !!"
- Car Magazine
It’s the first project of a new automotive engineering company founded by two engineers who worked on the McLaren F1. With a weight of just 465 kg it has more than 1000 hp/ton.
Ben Scott-Geddes and Graham Halstead were part of the team that developed the McLaren F1. Now they have set up a consultancy company named (...)
The Freestream T1 supercar project created by two former McLaren engineers has been bought out by automotive consultancy Caparo. Founders Ben Scott-Geddes and Graham Halstead, who worked on the famous McLaren F1 supercar and the Mercedes-Benz SLR, will stay with the project and if all goes well the quarter-million-dollar racer Caparo T1 might hit the roads by December. This two-seater is powered by a 2006-regulations style 2.4-litre V8 engine.
The team had planned to build just 25 cars per (...)
A pair of ex-McLaren F1 engineers are set to produce a street-legal F1 car called the Freestream T1. Powered by a 2006-regulations style 2.4-litre V8 and weighing some 1025lbs, the light weight conferred by its carbon-fibre construction is said to result in a power-to-weight ratio of over 1,000bhp per tonne.