The upcoming McLaren three-seater supercar will cost £2M when it goes on sale in two years.
Just 106 will be built, the same number as the original three-seater F1 road car, and they’re already sold to existing McLaren owners who put down five-figure deposit, reports Nick Gibbs of Automotive News Europe.
German environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) has filed a suit against the German motor authority KBA, accusing it of failing to act robustly enough over Volkswagen Group’s diesel emissions scandal, says Reuters.
VW admitted in September 2015 to using software to rig U.S. diesel emissions tests and said the software could be in up to around 11 million vehicles worldwide, but the technology had not been approved by the KBA and it couldn’t approve its removal.
Europe’s money-lenders want to know if €800 M was spent by Renault to develop emission cheating diesel engines.
The money has been paid to Renault since 2009 to develop lower CO2 emitting engines, but which push out higher NOx particulates.