McLaren’s transformation from studious engineering nerd into supercar provocateur has been dramatic, the wild-looking Senna combining both mindsets into one outrageous car. The aero-influenced styling is pure race-inspired tech, designed with function first and aesthetics second – a polite way of justifying looks best described as controversial.
McLaren Senna – how it earns that name
Exposure to a Performance Car review of the Lamborghini Countach 5000QV at an impressionable age set Dan Trent on course for a life-long obsession with cars. Immersion in the world of used car temptation with a spell as editor of PistonHeads.com only sealed the deal, compulsive online tyre-kicking now a daily ritual. He’s still some way off that Countach though.