1966 McLaren M1B
Previously raced at Goodwood and complete with valid HTP papers.
The car is complete with a zero mile engine and gearbox which have completed a shakedown at Paul ricard, the car comes with 2 additional sets of wheels and some running spares.
This McLaren M1B is eligable to race in CER, Masters and both Goodwoods Members and Revival meetings.
Aside from 3 Works racers, McLaren built 28 M1B cars for customer use.
This Group 7 sports racing car was the 1965 development of the original M1A design. The design of the M1B was evolved the by artist Michael Turner, working with Tyler Alexander and Robin Herd. It had a blunter noise and sharper cut off at the tail. The 1965 M1B was based on a production frame taken from a prior year model production car. Herd revised the frame extensively making it 20 % stiffer while keeping the weight of the frame the same. The frame was created in typical racing fashion of using large diameter round and square mild steel tubes and sheet alloy which was riveted to the tubes and bonded to the frame to form the bulkheads and undertray. This style of frame building had been used in European sports cars such as Ferraris and Maseratis as far back as the early 1950s.
Suspension: Independent by unequal length wide-based wishbones, with anti-dive characteristics, anti-roll bar and adjustable coil spring/shock units in the front. Trailing arms with lower wishbones, single top links, anti-roll bar and adjustable coil spring/shock units at the rear. McLaren-Elva cast magnesium wheels.
Brakes: Dual circuit Girling discs all around. 12½ inch diameter front and 11½ inch diameter rear.
Engine: 5.8ltr Chevrolet V8 with Webber 48 IDA's