Frank Stephenson, the Design Director of McLaren Automotive, says features from the sailfish inspired the design of McLaren Automotive's P1 hyper car. The full feature story was published with this video on the BBC Future website.
Video produced by Dalmeet Singh Chawla, recording by Van Le. Music by Mehmet Ece.
Video images: Science Photo Library/ National History Museum, Tring/Shannon, Flickr/McLaren Automotive