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McLaren P1 Hybrid Supercar On The Roads

The forthcoming McLaren P1 supercar, which debuted this year at the Geneva Show, is set to be a demon on the roads. only 375 units planned for it will also command a price tag of over $1 million, demands of course amazing figures. Based upon McLaren has just announced car is capable of doing, it easily that bill.

McLaren the P1, fitted with a twin powertrain generating 916 PS (903 from the 3.8-litre twin V8 petrol engine mated a lightweight electric motor, go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in a 2.8 seconds. Furthermore, it is capable of 186 miles per hour in just seconds which, as a benchmark, full 5.5 seconds quicker the legendary McLaren F1. Top speed is limited to 217 MPH.

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As hybrids go, the P1 sports some decent specifications. It returns, according to

34.0 mpg (8.3 l/100km) on the EU cycle, with CO2 emissions of 194 The electric motor offers a of 11 km (6.8 miles) in full mode on the NEDC cycle, sees emissions drop to

Given that this is extremely high performance, it sense it would go through a specialized production process will see just one car completed day, with production due to run mid-2015. A £40 million is where the build out occurs 17 days via a team of 82 technicians a four stage assembly McLaren outlined this in its press release. and I present it to you to give you an idea of what of work goes into a $1 green vehicle:

Stage 1: Structural Assembly

The manufacturing process commences the preparation of the carbon fibre chassis. The one-piece MonoCage just 90kgs, and includes the roof structure, an integral snorkel and air intake ducts, as as providing a fully sealed for the battery.

In total the McLaren P1 consists of lightweight panels, all of which are from carbon fibre – and rear clamshells, bonnet, front and rear bumpers. Due to the painting processes involved, and to disruption to the facility within MPC for the 12C and 12C Spider, each McLaren P1 is and hand painted in a dedicated in the McLaren Technology Centre the chassis structure is being

The complete set of body panels for McLaren P1 is painted together to a perfect colour match. process takes three including surface preparation of the fibre panels to ensure paintwork on every single

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The fully prepared carbon MonoCage chassis and the hand-painted fibre body panels are together on a dedicated production within the MPC. This process is the most recent to the MPC, and sees the sub-assembly of front sub-frame, doors, clamshells and bumpers fitted as it along the line.

Two dedicated McLaren technicians on each of the production stages for the P1, with each step a full working day to complete.

4: Final Assembly

As each car the end of the McLaren P1 line, it is then to the same rigorous testing and sophisticated quality control as the 12C and 12C Spider models to ensure it the required quality and performance This phase of production a total of seven days to

For the McLaren P1, this includes a day shakedown at a proving ground, every element of the car’s The McLaren test drivers and a of technicians run through the different and modes to examine and verify the ahead of final delivery to the

Each example of the McLaren P1 is put through the Monsoon Test, in 16,000 litres of de-ionised water is released on to the car to ensure all are correctly finished. A complete check and diagnostics review is carried out, before the dispatch audit confirmation.

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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