VIDEO: An Engine-Out Look at the McLaren F1’s Drivetrain

In this short video, Jay Leno’s Garage pulled his McLaren F1’s naturally aspirated BMW 627 horsepower 12 cylinder engine to replace a leaking Vanos unit, which gives us the opportunity to see the whole gorgeous lump out in the open. The entire drivetrain, including it’s transmission weighs less than 500 pounds, an astonishing feat for the time and equally as impressive today.

Originally posted 2014-01-26 09:34:32.

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