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Video: Jay Leno extracts the V12 engine from his McLaren F1

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That is Jay Leno standing next to the BMW V12 extracted from his McLaren F1. Calling it « The scariest thing we have ever done here on Jay Leno’s Garage, » his mechanics pulled the motor to replace the Vanos unit, which was leaking.

His fright is our gain, though, as Leno gives us a tour of the 627-horsepower, naturally-aspirated 12-cylinder that powered the very car that taught us new ways to dream about supercars. The motorhead’s VIP tour happens in the video below.

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