Manage episode 293378858 series 2825909
This episode, Alistair and George visit Caffeine & Machine with George's MG Maestro, and Alistair drives a Radical SR1 at Silverstone. They also discuss the Monaco Grand Prix, the Opel Manta GSE Elektromod and Max Mosley, who passed away this week at the age of 81.
Episode 16 also features an exclusive interview with Gordon Murray, the legendary designer who penned F1 championship winning cars for Brabham and McLaren, as well as the Le Mans-winning McLaren F1. Murray is currently working on a successor to the F1, called the T.50, and has recently established a new business called Gordon Murray Electronics.
In this interview extract, published exclusively by AutoChat, Murray talks about his plans for an electric SUV, why designing an electric sports car is so difficult, the future of V12 supercars and the promise of synthetic petrol, known as eFuel.