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2014 McLaren P1 Specs: 903 hp, IPAS and DRS Systems, Plug-In Powertrain [2013 Geneva Show]

McLaren has been teasing previews of nearly aspect of the 2014 P1 supercar in the to the 2013 Geneva auto but now it has dropped the motherload: The car s until-now powertrain specs. As expected, the F1 s details are impressive, including 903 and 664 lb-ft of torque from a 3.8-liter V-8 engine—and an electric Yes, the P1 has an electric motor by a medium-sized battery pack.

In fact, the P1 is technically a plug-in

The mid-mounted gas engine is a heavily iteration of the same twin-turbo V-8 that powers McLaren s MP4-12C sports car, and the motor was designed in-house by the s electronics division. The engine a healthy 727 horsepower and 531 lb-ft of on its own, while the electric is rated for 177 ponies and 192 lb-ft. reworked the V-8 s engine-block casting to the electric motor to nuzzle up to its left side, and the duo s might is to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automatic transmission.

McLaren even fiddled the electric motor such it provides drag torque on the during upshifts to lower more quickly, which the transmission to shift faster.

The P1 s 3.8-liter V-8 doesn t need a photo filter to look

As mentioned, combined output is 903 and 664 lb-ft of torque, with max arriving at 4000 rpm. An enables electric-only motoring for over six miles on a full the cells are replenished via motor-based on deceleration or by using a plug-in that fits in the luggage The 212-pound, liquid cooled pack lives above the tank and just ahead of the engine, and is directly connected to the P1 s monocoque.


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McLaren has yet to reveal the battery s make-up or capacity, but claims power density than any production automotive battery.

Performance-wise, the P1 should be properly But everything is made better by buttons, and McLaren put two of them on the P1 s steering wheel. The buttons F1-style boost functions: (Instant Power Assist and DRS (Drag Reduction System). activated, IPAS instantly full electric power—so all 177

Push the DRS button, and the P1 s rear drops to a lower angle, drag by 23 percent. The wing to its original, draggy position the button is released or if the driver the brakes.

At the rate it s going, McLaren won t need to reveal the P1 in Geneva—we can gather up all the individual details and put the together ourselves. You can bet it s a puzzle the at Ferrari are scrambling to solve, given that their F150 —the Enzo will feature a gas-electric powertrain with a seven-speed transmission. Maranello s creation have four additional but two fewer turbochargers.

Game on.

McLaren P1  Electric Cars
McLaren P1  Electric Cars
McLaren P1  Electric Cars
McLaren P1  Electric Cars

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