I first "discovered" McLaren while I was a freshman in high school (ca. 1997), before I had my driver's license. My dad would often bring home books for me that he purchased from a pop-up vendor in his office lobby. One of the books he brought home for me was a pictorial "coffee table" book with a McL F1 on the cover. I was smitten. I immediately began following the formula one team and obsessing over all things McLaren. I've been a McL F1 fan (both the car and the racing series team) ever since, even in our recent, much less successful seasons. In 2017 I purchased the modern incarnation of my other dream car of the 90's, the Dodge Viper. That left me with just the F1 to check off my "poster car dream list." Welp, though I've worked hard and have been reasonably successful professionally, an F1 remains far out of reach. The 675LT has, however, been high on my list since I first saw one at a Dallas Cars & Coffee a couple of years ago. I'm now the happy owner of my two childhood dream cars. Sort of.