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McLaren Automotive driven profit a year early by P1 supercar

McLaren’s latest the 650S, is presented at the Geneva show in Switzerland on Tuesday. Pierre Albouy/AFP/Getty Images

The car business of British Formula One McLaren made a profit for the time in 2013, a year than expected, helped by its £866,000 P1 supercar.

McLaren which started making in 2011 at the 50-year-old team’s in Woking, previously predicted the would only break last year.

Mike McLaren Automotive’s chief said: We expected to break in 2013 but we actually made a profit so we’re slightly It’s a very significant The detailed profit figures are not yet

The business launched its latest car – the – at the Geneva motor show on priced from £195,250.

It be available from April and can 0-62mph in three seconds and in 8.4 seconds.

We have taken we have learnt from the 12C and the P1 and put it into this car, said.

The new car is significantly less than the P1, which has sold with 51 people on the waiting McLaren limited production of the P1 to 375 all of which are expected to have off the production line by May next

I committed to 375. There are I regret that now, but of the demand is driven by the exclusivity, said.

McLaren is placing no limit on the new 650S, which be faster, more powerful and aerodynamically advanced than the 12C.

McLaren Automotive, employs about 1,000 produces about 1,500 a year and is hoping to increase to 3,500-4,000 over the next to four years.

About 80% of the made in Woking are exported, and has 50 dealerships around the world, one in China.

Flewitt said there was no timeframe for a new McLaren supercar to the P1 at the very top end and it would depend on step change in technology was likely to take at least years, maybe 10.

McLaren Technologies (MAT) – another business which is part of the F1 – said separately it had won a four-year to increase efficiency at Heathrow which handles more 190,000 passengers a day.

MAT use modelling and simulation technology to win F1 races to help decrease the of time planes spend the airport, and improve their on the ground.

The company is part of a consortium led by the air traffic services group.

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McGrath, MAT’s vice-president, The combination of Formula 1 and one of the world’s airports may seem unlikely, but at grand prix races and airport we are seeking to achieve similar goals – to increase maintain the highest levels of and continually improve performance.

from the motor show

A new Jaguar will go on sale for £30,000 next year, the announced.

The Jaguar XE, a mid-sized sedan car, will go production in the UK later this incorporating engines built at Land Rover’s recently plant in the West Midlands.

The manufacturer said it also be expanding its Land Rover range next year.

British-made vehicle, the Mini – assembled in Cowley – was unveiled a makeover: a stretched version puts the small car in the same bracket as the likes of the VW Golf.

Ford unveiled the latest of the Focus, the world’s best-selling including more advanced parking and voice-activated navigation

Electric car manufacturer Tesla rapid expansion in Europe, rolling out its rapid-charging network the continent. Gwyn Topham

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