This man knows what he's talking about
The astonishing Gordon Murray Autmotive T.50 supercar weighs less than a ton. The even more astonishing T.50s racer weighs less than that, coming in at a comparatively featherweight 890kg. Gordon Murray is serious about weight.But he always has been.
“I’m not chasing all the madness, ever”
Gordon Murray's next project will be "a little bit more conventional."Speaking to Top Gear on the reveal of the T.50s racer-the track-only 'version' of the T.50 supercar-Murray revealed that whatever he does next will, naturally,
Done in the spirit of the McLaren F1 GTR
Gordon Murray is a Professor who, in 2019, was made a Commander of the British Empire by Prince William. He is a serious man. And this is a very, very serious car. And yet the big man can't resist a little
Form and function go hand in hand here
Gordon Murray is sitting in the T.50. I'm kneeling at the door. Feels kind of like I'm worshipping at the altar. And today's first reading is taken from the book of pedals."I did the stress calculations for
What better way to learn about it than from the mastermind himself?
The McLaren F1 finally has a successor: the Gordon Murray T.50-the brainchild of the same man that brought us the now-revered F1 nearly three decades ago.The T.50, like Murray's original masterpiece, is an astonishing piece of
We crunch the numbers
The Aston Martin Valkyrie and the Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 attack the thorny problem of 'building the ultimate supercar' from completely opposite poles.Aston's Red Bull-soaked contender is as close to a road-going Formula 1 race car as
The designer names eight things he hates about the car
Some things in life are universally accepted as the truth. Pineapple is an unacceptable pizza topping, for example. Christian Bale played the best on-screen Batman. The McLaren F1 is perfect. Of these things, there can be no argument.We don't
Even by classic supercar standards, that's very high
Most '90s supercars are worth more now than they were when they were new. Substantially more, in some cases. But none has skyrocketed in value quite like the McLaren F1.Back in 1992, a brand-new McLaren F1 cost £540,000. According
It’s all about the details
Meet the hypercar that does things differently. It doesn't produce much downforce. It doesn't care about 0-60mph (0-97kph) times or top speeds. Power figures are the least impressive thing about the engine. It's not very big, and
The spiritual successor to the McLaren F1
Gordon Murray's successor to the iconic, record-breaking McLaren F1 was always going to have several must-haves on the design whiteboard. Low weight, a central driving position, and without a shadow of a doubt, a high-revving, powerful non-turbo
Who would have thought?
If you had to sum up a Huracan in a sentence, you could do worse than 'an Audi R8 made pointier and more impractical in every single way.' The Lambo takes the same ingredients and mixes in worse visibility, a less user-
It weighs less than 1,000kg
Nope, Gordon Murray hasn't fully revealed the T.50, his long-awaited successor to the McLaren F1...yet. We're going to have to hang on for another few months before we get a look at the design and a proper
This looks promising
Gordon Murray CBE is one of the world's greatest designers of road and race car. We've had the full tech download from the man himself on his upcoming T.50 hypercar, and we're practically champing at the bit for
It's all about the airflow
Won the Swedish GP in 1978, and was then voluntarily withdrawn by team boss Bernie Ecclestone (to the fury of designer Gordon Murray) to keep the peace before Formula 1 turned into a civil war. Capable of massive downforce even at slow
Check out the first official image
This is big. Like, era-defining big. This is the Gordon Murray Automotive T.50, and it may just be the most aerodynamically advanced-not to mention exciting-road car the world has ever seen.Of course, we knew a bit about
Like what you see?
This isn't Gordon Murray's new T.50 supercar, but it's a good-if unofficial-look at how the fabled McLaren F1 designer's newest creation might just turn out.Top Gear enlisted the help of chief renderizer person Andrei
It even has a central-seat three-person layout and active ground effect
Please sit down, and cease operating heavy machinery. You might shortly feel sensations of giddiness. Gordon Murray has released a sketch and more details of his new supercar. He's quite happy for it to be spoken of as the successor to
It even comes with the TAG Heuer watch
Please form two orderly queues. Over here, we'll have everyone who reckons that storing a brand-new, box-fresh McLaren F1 still in its protective factory wrapping to preserve its as-new condition is a priceless piece of time-warp supercar
A Gordon Murray creation
Do not write off this planar-sided truck as an unwelcome gatecrasher among the power-crazed pages of TopGear.com. Its purpose is noble. Its pedigree exquisite. And its capability extraordinary."It's a crime, almost, that only 20% of the world'
Putting his Midas touch on Lotus
Gordon Murray, the designer behind the legendary McLaren F1 supercar, has joined Group Lotus as part of the Lotus Advisory Council. Murray joins fellow car industry luminaries like Bob Lutz, Tom Purves, Prof. Dr. Burkhard Göschel and Frank Tuch in advising
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