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McLaren festoons 570GT with carbon feathers for April Fools' Day

This one's for the birds.

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Andrew Krok
Cars are Andrew's jam, as is strawberry. After spending years as a regular ol' car fanatic, he started working his way through the echelons of the automotive industry, starting out as social-media director of a small European-focused garage outside of Chicago. From there, he moved to the editorial side, penning several written features in Total 911 Magazine before becoming a full-time auto writer, first for a local Chicago outlet and then for CNET Cars.
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This is ridiculous.

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For April Fools' Day, McLaren built a 570GT covered in feathers.

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The feathers are each 7 centimeters long and have carbon fiber veins.

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And you thought painting a car in yellow was garish.

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There are some 10,000 feathers on this car, not that I spent all afternoon counting or anything.

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McLaren claims the hand-applied finish takes about 300 hours to complete, which I would not doubt.

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Imagine having a job where you spend three weeks assembling an April Fools' Day joke. Sounds pretty great.

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