The owner of that McLaren F1 that managed to find itself wrong-side up in a ditch using a tree trunk as a kickstand can breathe a sigh of relief—as can we all. Road & Track recently spoke to a bunch of exotic-car mechanics, and we learned some incredible facts about supercar maintenance, including some staggering revelations about the McLaren F1 itself.
The most incredible? The man who maintains Ralph Lauren's drool-worthy collection of ultra-rare exotics, Mark Reinwald, dropped this bombshell:
"The car is appreciating so fast the repair bills will never catch up to the price."
We found out 6 other eye-popping maintenance facts about the McLaren F1.
Pro tip: don't run over a nail in one.