MSO Special! 1998 McLaren F1 #069 – Low Miles, Full Service History, CD Player

1998 McLaren F1 doors gifThe opposite of most classified ads today from McLaren Special Operations!

The final F1 hypercar masterpiece, chassis #069, is available to a new home.  This car is absolutely concours-flawless and has been maintained since new by the MSO Heritage center.

They’ve spiffed it up to as-new condition.  This car was clearly owned by a VIP for its whole life, and the trappings all come along near 20 years later when it is sold almost as-new. Including the titanium toolkit, toolbox, custom luggage and many other goodies.

Pricing is rumored to be a cool $3-million.  As the only way to own what is essentially a “new” F1, that seems like pretty fair value!  After all, fewer than 70 were made in total from 1993 to 1998.

We like the dark charcoal metallic paintwork and satin-grey wheels, which may have been kissed by MSO for a bit more modern appeal than the often-silver F1 stock livery.  What other colors look good?  All of them.  Including Marlboro White!

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1998 McLaren F1



  • McLaren F1 chassis #069 – one of the very last produced – offered for sale with less than 2,800 miles covered from new
  • Original down to the correct numbered McLaren F1 book and limited edition owner’s watch presented on delivery
  • Maintained and presented by McLaren Special Operations Heritage division

The McLaren F1 is regarded by many as the car which rewrote the supercar rule book. With only 64 roadcar examples built between 1993 and 1998, the original McLaren F1 is one of the rarest and highly-regarded models among collectors, enthusiasts and petrolheads. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) continues to maintain and manage McLaren F1s globally, and is offering one of last ever and finest examples of this highly-regarded model for sale. McLaren F1 chassis #069 is in factory condition, having covered less than 2,800 miles since new.

During 1998, only six examples of the original McLaren F1 were completed, and chassis #069 was the 60th model overall to be hand-built in Woking, England. It is presented in Carbon Black complimented by subtle detailing throughout, including a stealth finish to the 17-inch centre-locking magnesium wheels. The central driving seat is finished in black and contrasting red leather, with the dual passenger seats upholstered in Alcantara®.

McLaren F1 chassis #069 is UK registered with all UK taxes paid and offered for sale exclusively through McLaren Special Operations Heritage division with fitted luggage, complete Facom titanium lightweight tool kit and Facom tool box, all books and literature, including the correct numbered LM Edition of the ’Driving Ambition’ McLaren F1 book and limited edition McLaren F1 owner’s watch.


Designed by Gordon Murray and Peter Stevens, the McLaren F1 was developed and designed with a no compromise approach, world-beating Formula 1 expertise and technology, and the most driver-focused driving experience at its core. A true pioneering tour de force, the McLaren F1 was the first road car to feature a full carbon fibre chassis, and with a central driving position, engine bay lined with gold and famed McLaren obsession for technical excellence, is considered a true modern-day automotive icon. Powered by a bespoke naturally-aspirated mid-mounted 6.1-litre V12 engine producing 636PS (627bhp), it broke the record for fastest production roadcar with a top speed of 390.7km/h (242.8 mph) and, more than 20 years on, still holds the title of fastest naturally-aspirated production road car ever built.


McLaren Special Operations grew out of the McLaren Customer Care programme, which dates back more than 20 years to the days of the McLaren F1 road car. The team looked after servicing and maintaining McLaren F1s for owners the world over. It also undertook personalisation when cars changed hands: new owners often wanted to put their own marks on their vehicles. Today, MSO continues to service, maintain and offer brokerage services for all examples of the McLaren F1.

Please contact for further details and enquiries about McLaren F1 #069.

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