The McLaren MP4/6 was designed by Neil Oatley for the 1991 F1 season. It was the first McLaren to be powered by a Honda V12 engine. The car was tested by Gerhard Berger in the off-
The MP4/6 raced throughout 1991 with a manual "H" pattern gearbox. A semi-
For the early races of 1992, McLaren used the MP4/6 upgraded to MP4/6B spec.
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Number of cylinders: 12
Configuration: 60° vee
Weight: 150 kg
F1 McLaren MP4/6 MP4/6B Honda RA121E (1991/2)
F1 McLaren MP4/6 Honda RA121E (1991/2)
Honda went on to call the RC100 the "RC-
Honda often called the chassis numbers: RC1-
These cars must not be confused with the Honda RA099, which was an official Honda prototype for the 1999 season, but never ran.
The Honda RC100 was a prototype Formula One car, built as an ‘unofficial solo Honda project by engineers from Honda. The car was completed in 1993 and tested at Honda's Suzuka Circuit before being destroyed in a crash test. Two models, known as RC101 and RC101B, were also built and tested before the project ended.