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65 YEARS ELVA | THE BIRTH OF MCLAREN 
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65 YEARS ELVA | THE BIRTH OF MCLAREN

In addition to the spotlight on the 75th birthday of Jacky Ickx, InterClassics Brussels will also be looking back at the history of the British race car brand, Elva (‘Elle va’ = she goes). Even though it may not be that well-known among the general public, this brand that marked its start in 1955 played an important role in the birth of the car brand that gets every racing fan’s heart beating faster, McLaren. The last Elva to be built was also the first McLaren, the McLaren-Elva MK 1A and 1B. As a tribute to this classic, McLaren will be releasing the 800-hp McLaren-Elva Barchetta this year. In cooperation with the Minister of State, Guy Verhofstadt (Elva aficionado and collector) and McLaren Brussels, the brief yet intriguing history will be presented during the exhibition from 20 to 22 November at Brussels Expo.


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