2014 McLaren Is (Not) Orange

As rumours swirled around that the end of their Vodafone title sponsorship and imminent parting of ways with Mercedes would mean a radical change in livery for McLaren, the Woking team unveiled their new MP4-29 this morning – and just as unlike the rumours had correctly incorrectly predicted, the car was in an amazingly fetching shade of orange exactly the same boring silver they’ve had for several years.

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The bold new direction exactly the same direction as before only with most of the interesting bits removed was further enhanced by being emblazoned with the team’s new title sponsor barely any sponsorship logos whatsoever. It’s also pleasing annoying that the team have finally decided to set their car apart from that of Mercedes continue to have their car look exactly the bloody same as the Mercedes.

The orange silver car is also an uncharacteristic move exactly what you would have expected now that Ron “Interesting” Dennis is back in charge of the team. We can’t wait to see await with resigned boredom how the car will change further look exactly the same once the Honda era begins in 2015.



    January 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    So damn disappointing. I am glad it’s changed a little, dare I say it looks better without the red, but it’s so damn boring. Boring boring boring boring boring.


    January 24, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Have they confirmed this is their final livery or just a testing one? It wouldn’t surprise me that much if it changed a bit before the season begins.

    Suppose we couldn’t have expected anything particularly revolutionary saying as it will most likely change once again next season. Transitional year, transitional livery.


      January 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm

      Let’s hope so Ned. I like the black wings, I think, but the whole thing is drearily boring as a colourscheme.

    Eduardo Javier Plascencia Martinez

    January 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    They have a Mercedes motor. They have to paint it silver.

      Kevin Hill

      January 24, 2014 at 5:49 pm

      Err, Williams and Force India have Merc engines and they aren’t silver…


    February 17, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Called it, didn’t you?

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