It failed because they fiddled with it after production, must be embarrassing for Ford or not, based on their august reputation for quality products. Looking for Next Mustang thread in 5..4...3..2...
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Originally Posted by Gordon Murray
Being a fan of Honda engines, I requested that they consider building for the F1 a 4.5 liter V10 or V12. I asked, I tried to persuade them, but in the end could not convince them to do it, and the McLaren F1 ended up with a BMW engine.