McLaren confirms P1 performance as cars hit roads

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McLaren confirms P1 performance as hit roads

By Staff, Relaxnews

10/22/13, 1:29 PM EDT |

When unveiled the P1 prototype at the Paris in 2012 it promised that the carbon fiber car would be but it has taken over a year of and refinement to reveal exactly how Now as the first lucky owner his hand-built supercar at the company’s U.K. headquarters, official have been published.

The 3.8-liter V8, which is mated to an electric motor for increased efficiency and to boost power up to 903 is capable of catapulting the production of the P1 from 0 to 62mph in 2.8 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 6.8 seconds, and from standstill to 186 mph in 16.5 seconds on its way to an electronically top speed of 217 mph.

All of which makes the P1 the fastest road-going car the company has ever The legendary McLaren F1, which the Bugatti Veyron turned up was the production car in the world, needs a 22 seconds to get from 0 to 186 mph.

With speeds like serious brakes are needed and the developed package on the P1 can take the car 62 mph back to zero in just 33 However, thanks to McLaren ability to squeeze so much from such a small V8, the addition of the electric motor, the P1 can return 28 mpg on the EU combined cycle, is incredible when one considers the latest Audi A6 TDI, a in November’s Green Car of the Year boasts a fuel efficiency of 32 mpg and it a clean-burning diesel engine.

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The official figures have announced in the same month the first of the hand-built cars off the production line. Finished in Yellow, it was collected by its UK-based from McLaren’s space-age headquarters earlier this

McLaren’s team of 82 technicians build just 375 examples of the ($1.15 million) P1. Each car 17 days to finish, seven of are taken up solely by testing and assurance.

How the McLaren shapes up With a top speed of 217 mph, the P1 still has way to go if it wants to challenge the current record holder. At a Guinness of Records-confirmed 267 mph, the Bugatti Supersport is still head and above the competition; however, official figures do see the P1 join the top 10, in 10th place.


The 10 fastest road-legal cars in production 1. Bugatti Veyron – 267 mph 2. Hennessey Venom – 265 mph 3. Koenigsegg R – 260 mph 4. SSC Ultimate Aero – 256 mph 5 Pagani – 235 mph 6. Zenvo ST1 – 233 mph 7. Noble M600 – 225 mph 8. Veneno – 220 mph 9. Lamborghini Aventador – 219 mph 10 P1 – 217 mph

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