concept, late 2006 production
litre supercharged V8
6 speed sequential RWD
+ mph (est)
bhp @ 10,500 rpm
British designed and built Freestream T1 was the product of
several Mclaren Cars Ltd. engineers, managers and technicians.
The same people who helped build the Mclaren
F1 road car, and more recently the Mercedes
The Freestream T1 is intended as the ultimate track car, which
can also be driven legaly on public roads. The extreme bodywork
is constructed from carbon
fiber and features adjustable aerodynamics and downforce.
The resulting 465 kg weight, coupled with a 500 bhp engine,
gives a massive 1000+hp per tonne figure.
All this means that the two occupants may achive up to 3g during
hard cornering and braking.
The Freestream T1 later became the Caparo
Freestream Cars hope to have the T1 production ready late in
2006, with a 25 cars per year goal for the entire plant.
Freestream T1 update:
In April 2006 the Freestream T1 was renamed the Caparo T1. All production specification figures remained
Similar and related vehicles:
- Hulme F1
- 1996 Ford