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McLaren P1 packs in 903 hp

McLaren P1 packs in 903 hp

Feb 20 2013, 12:47pm CST | by

EPIC power.

McLaren makes some exceptionally cool and high-performance automobiles and has for a number of years. The company's latest car is the P1 and the company has been slowly teasing fans with shots of...

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McLaren P1 packs in 903 hp

Feb 20 2013, 12:47pm CST | by

EPIC power.

McLaren makes some exceptionally cool and high-performance automobiles and has for a number of years. The company's latest car is the P1 and the company has been slowly teasing fans with shots of the interior and the exterior. McLaren has now offered up the details on exactly how much power the beast of a car makes.

The total horsepower number is 903, let that sink in for a minute. The 3.8-liter turbocharged V-8 engine reduces 727 hp and 531 pound-feet of torque on its own. The additional power comes from a KERS system connected to the engine.

That system and then another 176 hp and 192 pound-feet of torque. The vehicle also has something called instant power assist system, which honestly sounds like another description for the KERS system to me. I can't wait to hear performance numbers for the vehicle and I'm still not sold on the design.

 
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3 weeks ago

Button: McLaren won't be as quick as Sochi

Oct 31 2014 6:51pm CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Jenson Button does not expect McLaren to be as competitive at the United States Grand Prix as it was in Sochi despite encouraging pace during ...
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3 weeks ago

McLaren P1 Spotted At Ferrari’s Fiorano Test Track: Video

Oct 27 2014 3:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a competitor’s flagship supercar being tested on Ferrari’s Fiorano test track. Yes, somebody was testing the McLaren P1 at Fiorano and YouTube user keno0311 has the video to prove it. The LaFerrari, Ferrari’s fastest and most powerful road car ever, is said to have lapped the... ...
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4 weeks ago

SEMA Ford Mustangs, McLaren P1 GTR, Mercedes-AMG GLC63: This Week’s Top Photos

Oct 25 2014 3:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

McLaren released more details on its upcoming P1 GTR track car this week. Along with the extra info, we also got some new imagery of the 986-horsepower supercar, taken at the grand prix track in Bahrain. If you thought 986 horsepower was a lot, just wait until American startup Trion launches its Nemesis supercar in 2016. The ...
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4 weeks ago

An $8 Million McLaren F1 Is For Sale On Craigslist

Oct 24 2014 1:05pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

We all know Craigslist is a great place to buy or sell an affordable car. I'm not so sure it is the best place to buy or sell a not-so-affordable car. But if you have $7,890,000 (you read that correctly, I did not add and extra zero) you can b ...
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4 weeks ago

McLaren P1 by MSO spotted testing at Ferrari’s Fiorano track [video]

Oct 24 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A McLaren P1 by MSO has been spotted around the Ferrari-owned Fiorano circuit ...
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4 weeks ago

The 986 HP McLaren P1 GTR Will Be The Most Hardcore Track Experience Yet

Oct 22 2014 7:59am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Welcome to your brand new McLaren P1 GTR . This is its crazy interior. If you press the right buttons, you get 986 horsepower to play with. Just remember your training, you're on an F1 track, and you're basically Ayrton Senna... except with less talent and more mone ...
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4 weeks ago

Video Proof Ferrari’s LaFerrari Has An All-Electric Mode

Oct 21 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

While both the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder can be driven solely on electric power, Ferrari has remained adamant that its flagship supercar, the LaFerrari, doesn’t have an all-electric mode. New video taken at a recent track meet at Italy’s Monza disputes that claim, however. In this video from YouTube user CarloDeluci ...
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5 weeks ago

A Look Inside The Little-Known McLaren F1 Owner’s Handbook: Video

Oct 17 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

More a piece of art than an instructional manual—though it’s still very informative—very few people have ever seen, much less laid hands on, the McLaren F1 owner’s handbook. Here, we get an insider’s look at the book, and what went into its creation. MUST SEE: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Spy Video Filled wi ...
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5 weeks ago

Fourth the maximum for Button

Oct 12 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: F1-Live.com

Jenson Button thinks McLaren extracted all it could from its two cars after he finished fourth at the inaugur ...
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