McLaren P1 specs 15 things you need to know

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McLaren P1 specs — 15 you need to know

We’ve experiencing Christmas-style levels of waiting for all the details of the McLaren P1. after what feels an absolute eternity, we have all the facts at our disposal. We’ve them several times and, being the lovely that we are, we’ve to share them with

So without further ado, are 15 things you really need to about the McLaren P1.

1.   The McLaren P1 its grandfather, the McLaren F1. seem The P1 takes less than seconds to reach 62mph a standstill, seven seconds to hit and just 17 seconds to reach It achieves that last a full five seconds than the McLaren F1 could and seconds quicker than the McLaren 12C. Take a few to think about that.

Now consider where the P1 would gone in that time.

2.  At the P1’s electronically limited of 217mph, it travels nearly 100 every second — the of track Usain Bolt in a world record 9.58

3.  Two engines are usually than one, which is why has married a twin-turbo 3.8-litre V8 lump to an electric motor of providing an instant power of 173bhp and 260Nm of torque on top of the usual 727bhp and 720Nm at the press of a steering wheel-mounted

4.  Thanks to liberal use of carbon and clever weight-saving methods, the P1 weighs 1,400kg. Its battery just 75kg.

5.  The P1 has a better power to weight than a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse 645bhp per ton compared to the Veyron’s 594bhp per tonne.

6.  To save carpet in the footwell is an optional

7. The McLaren P1 can generate 1,320lbs of downforce ‘well below’ its top five times more a 12C.To put that into the race-built 2000 Panoz Le Mans car in its low downforce configuration 2000lbs (907kg) at 150mph.

8. Formula 1 tyre provider, used its expertise to create unique to the McLaren P1. The P Zero rubber has a unique compound and to maximise handling and performance.

9. The P1 can be driven solely using its motor. If you maintain an average of 30mph, a maximum range of (12 miles) is achievable, making it for quick trips into Once out of juice, charging is either by the petrol engine or by the car into the mains for two hours.

10. 500 McLaren P1 supercars were going to be built but McLaren changed that to 375 because customers feared it wouldn’t be enough.

11. £866,000. That’s how you will need to part for the privilege of owning the McLaren P1 it goes on sale in March assuming you can even get onto the list.


12. Even though the can produce a total of 903bhp and of torque, it costs less to tax a BMW 5 Series. The BMW’s CO2 emissions are putting it in the top Band M tax bracket an annual cost of £950 for the year and £405 per year With CO2 emissions of 200g/km, the P1 enjoys a more palatable year charge of £425 and thereafter — around £1 for mile per hour possible.

13. McLaren Formula 1 partner developed the P1’s brakes. than standard metal a carbon ceramic usually used in space travel has implemented to help dissipate more efficiently, save and improve stopping power.

14 . Automobile designer Frank was responsible for designing the McLaren outlandish looks. His previous includes the McLaren 12C and the German of the Mini Cooper.

15. You’ll drive one 🙁

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