Was it a letdown? Hell no.
This wasn't just any McLaren F1, either—it was the first customer car ever. Chassis No. 0001. Street value: $10,000,000. (We think.) And he was in Chicago.
The inside looks like a secret CIA spaceship and there's gold foil in the engine bay. The steering is perfect. And you'll have to read what else he has to say about it, because it's almost beyond description.