McLaren says it has rewritten the rules of the grand tourer with its own GT, now yours from £168,000 onwards. Goodbye engine under the bonnet, hello mid-engined placement. Out go heavy materials like wood veneer, in comes a lightweight ethos. Goodbye practicality, hello driving pleasure. Is the resultant car a GT? And why would you mess with a winning formula that has been around for 50 years?
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