The new McLaren MCL32 has taken to the track for the first time and it looks and sounds pretty damn mean.
McLaren’s using up one of its two filming days on Sunday, giving its new 2017 Formula 1 challenger its first on-track outing.
Fernando Alonso was behind the wheel of the new McLaren MCL32 as it emerged onto the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain, with both McLaren and Honda sharing videos of the moment.
— Honda Racing F1 (@HondaRacingF1) February 26, 2017
It not only gives us a glimpse of the new car on track, but also provides us with a proper listen of the 2017 Honda V6 Turbo power unit.
Sure, we know it’s not a V10 or V8, but the deep growl of the Honda-powered MCL32 sounds pretty good to us.
— McLaren (@McLarenF1) February 26, 2017
The team unveiled its new car on Friday, revealing a striking new orange and black livery, which seems to have divided opinion among fans.
The car will be back on track on Monday for the start of pre-season testing, when the hard work really begins…