McLaren, like Cosworth and Ferrari, is a name that for both pro engine builders and race enthusiasts alike is synonymous with high tech performance. Although long a separate entity of McLaren International, one of the most successful teams in the history of Formula One, McLaren Performance Technologies was originally the engine development division of Bruce McLaren Motor Racing. During the many years it has been in operation, McLaren Performance Technologies has developed and manufactured numerous advanced products in the field of power train, traction control and differential systems.
However, the company is probably best known for a number of highly successful specialty performance vehicles developed in partnership with major auto manufacturers. During the early