Gordon Murray is something of a mythic figure in the car business. A former designer of Grand Prix cars for Brabham and McLaren, Murray is perhaps better known as the father of the vaunted McLaren F1 supercar. Since 2007, Murray, who turned 70 last June, has been working on a vehicle that is somewhat less scintillating as the F1, bit that may yet prove more important to the world.The car made its first public appearance in 2010 as the T.25, and it carried with it some ambitious, even outlandish, design elements. For one, it was very small, but like Murray’s F1 supercar, it managed to contain within its carbon-fibre shell space for three humans, a centrally located driver and two rear passengers, whose legs extend to the driver’s … Next »

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