A car named Senna

McLaren's latest street-legal track car hits 100kmh in 2.8 seconds and will set you back by $4.5m

The McLaren Senna is a car which shines on the track and is not a trophy vehicle to be parked along other prized models.
The McLaren Senna is a car which shines on the track and is not a trophy vehicle to be parked along other prized models.PHOTO: CHRIS BROWN

A company which names a car after the late F1 legend Aryton Senna is either supremely confident or utterly delusional. Which one is McLaren?

Going by numbers alone, it would seem the McLaren Senna is qualified to bear the hallowed name.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'A car named Senna'. Subscribe