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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1991
Numbers built:11
Designed by:Neil Oatley for McLaren
Predecessor:McLaren MP4/5B Honda
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 21, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Honda RA121-E 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,494 cc / 213.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 45.8 mm (1.8 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 720 bhp / 537 KW @ 13,800 rpm
Red Line 14,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 206 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon fibre with aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox McLaren 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 575 kilo / 1,268 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,496 mm (177 in) / 2,120 mm (83.5 in) / 965 mm (38 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,972 mm (117 in) / 1,824 mm (71.8 in) / 1,669 mm (65.7 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 13 x 12 / 13 x 16.3

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.25 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1991 USA Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 Brazilian Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 San Marino Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 Monaco Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 Hungarian Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 Belgian Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)
1991 Japanese Grand Prix (Gerhard Berger)
1991 Australian Grand Prix (Ayrton Senna)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
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