Exclusive McLaren P1 Review

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Exclusive: McLaren P1 Review

weekend we had an exclusive opportunity to get the wheel of one of the most anticipated new the McLaren P1! The location of choice was the of Bahrain and the Bahrain International in particular. There we spent two with the 916hp hybrid that the McLaren P1 is.

We also talked with the people in development and testing of the McLaren P1 and out all there is to know about the flagship!

The McLaren P1 is part of the new of hybrid hypercars. It features the 3.8 V8 M838TQ engine (upgraded the M838T of the 12C production road Whilst on paper it looks to similarities with the 12C s powerplant, is far from the full picture.

The McLaren P1 features a completely twin-turbo variant of the V8 powerplant.

The variant of the 3.8 litre V8 features a engine block casting incorporates the electric motor. It all new turbochargers which run at 2.4 bar pressure, dry lubrication and a low sited flat crankshaft. On its own, the engine 727 bhp at 7,300rpm, and 720Nm of torque 4,000rpm.

The hybrid drive comes via a electric motor mounted the cockpit alongside the petrol The electric motor showcases developed by McLaren Group’s electronics arm. It produces 176 bhp and of torque with an effective output of 260Nm thanks to

It can be used in a variety of different

The electric motor features rotor cooling to enable performance for longer periods. It just 26 kg and produces more double the power of the KERS used in McLaren’s Formula 1 (179PS versus 82PS). The power from the electric can be deployed through the IPAS mounted on the steering wheel or run in a electric E-mode.

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The battery pack found the McLaren P1 features greater power density than any car battery pack on sale It weighs in at just 96 kg and is mounted the cabin and engine bay for the best distribution. It uses six modules, of 54 cells (324 cells in and a Battery Management System with active cell

The later feature is used to charge from cell to to maintain an accurate balance the power pack. It is so powerful extra security and safety are taken when mounting or the battery pack from the

As the performance is extreme, complex is required to guarantee cell and reliability. Two extremely accurate and safety-critical monitoring boards are to each cell module, on battery cooling, state of and battery health.

To recharge the while the car is in use, the P1 uses energy from the petrol generated when decelerating. The are also regeneration when off the throttle in higher gears, but to for a consistent braking feel, energy regeneration has not been The P1 can also be equipped with a charger which takes as as two hours to full charge, or 10 for a quick charge. Alternatively, a button on the facia allows for the V8 to act as a

The gubbins can be stored in the luggage for those times when find themselves far from

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

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