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McLaren P1 Gets Official and It's Expensive

McLaren P1 Gets Official and It's Expensive

Feb 26 2013, 12:02pm CST | by

STARTS at £866,000

After letting details about the new P1 supercar out in a trickle, McLaren has finally offered up all the details on its incredible supercar called the P1. The first is that you need to know is that...

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McLaren P1 Gets Official and It's Expensive

Feb 26 2013, 12:02pm CST | by

STARTS at £866,000

After letting details about the new P1 supercar out in a trickle, McLaren has finally offered up all the details on its incredible supercar called the P1. The first is that you need to know is that the car is insanely expensive with a starting price of £866,000. The car will also be incredibly limited in production.

McLaren will only make 375 units. McLaren says the car will be as at home on the racetrack as it is on city streets and the vehicle has a twin turbo V8 paired with a hybrid electric motor. We already knew that the electric system and the gasoline engine combine for over 900 hp. McLaren now says that the car will go 0 to 100 KM/H in under 3 seconds.

The vehicle in production form is virtually unchanged from the original design study. Buyers of the car will be able to choose from a wide variety of colors and interior trim options including bare carbon fiber. McLaren will also offer bespoke options through its Special Operations center. The car is fitted with an impressively high performance braking system that would be at home on a racing car and can drive at up to 30 mph for 20 km on electric power alone.

 
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The World's Only White McLaren F1 Could Sell For $14 Million

Jul 29 2014 6:02pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Did you know only 106 examples of the McLaren F1 were ever produced? Thanks to the car's rarity, and its ability to crush modern supercars even 20 years after it's debut, its value has skyrocketed in recent years. Read more.. ...
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Jenson Button thinks McLaren "threw it all away" by anticipating rain which never came during the first pit stop for both himself and team-mate ...
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4 days ago

Jenson Button Q&A: Williams within range for McLaren

Jul 25 2014 1:32pm CDT | Source: Formula1.com

They may not yet be challenging for podiums, but it's no secret that McLaren have been making definite progress in recent races. According to Jenson Button, updates to the MP4-29 at Hockenheim should work even better here in Budapest, and could even give them shot at taking on Williams, whose FW36 is not expected to be so well suited to the tight and twisting Hungar ...
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5 days ago

Unique McLaren F1 with Marlboro White paint will be auctioned, expected to fetch 12-14M USD

Jul 25 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

The only McLaren F1 painted stock in Marlboro White will be auctioned next month by Good ...
Source: World Car Fans   Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 
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1 week ago

Kevin Magnussen Q&A: FRIC removal to McLaren's advantage

Jul 19 2014 11:31am CDT | Source: Formula1.com

Kevin Magnussen appears to be in very good place in Hockenheim this weekend. While world champion team mate Jenson Button seems to be struggling with the latest changes to the McLaren, Magnussen has been using them to his advantage, scoring an impressive fourth place on the grid (to Button's 11th) for Sunday ...
Source: Formula1.com   Full article at: Formula1.com
 

 
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Button not worried about critical Dennis

Jul 8 2014 4:05am CDT | Source: GrandPrix

Jenson Button is still confident he will be a McLaren driver ...
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3 weeks ago

Button hurry-up printed on chip paper

Jul 5 2014 5:56am CDT | Source: GrandPrix

Even the great Ayrton Senna got a 'hurry-up' from McLaren supremo Ron Denni ...
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4 weeks ago

McLaren needs a change with Honda says Button

Jul 2 2014 9:02am CDT | Source: GrandPrix

Jenson Button insists he is "looking forward to" McLaren ...
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6 weeks ago

Brand new McLaren 650S Spider crashed during test drive in Singapore

Jun 16 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A 2014 McLaren 650S Spider crashed several days ago in Singapore during a customer test drive. ...
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