McLaren P1 Supercar Plugin Hybrid Electric vehicles 2013 2014

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McLaren P1 Supercar Plug-in

Who said that hybrid and vehicles are slow and intended for driving around the city? it or not, McLaren s P1 Supercar is a hybrid. This fast car, which will debut in production form at the Geneva Motor Show, have a total of 903 horsepower and 663 of torque.

That incredible comes from two sources. The is a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 engine makes 727 horsepower. It s similar to the one in s MP4 12C exotic, but McLaren said the in the P1 has been upgraded for better and durability.

Mounted directly to the bottom of the will be an electric motor another 176 horsepower to the P1 s total This motor also several unique capabilities to the P1.

A on the steering wheel will drivers to use the electric motor s system on command. The electric also provides faster for the seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission. It this applying negative to the engine during a shift, more quickly reduces the gas s RPMs to the necessary speed for the change.

Finally, the electric motor can the car independently from the gas engine, for a more than six miles.

motor is powered by a high-density, battery pack, which between the two occupants and the engine. The is mounted directly to the P1 s carbon chassis, and McLaren says it has the power density of any battery in a car today.

The batteries are charged by the gas engine, owners can plug the car in when A full charge will about two hours, McLaren

In addition to the button for the electric s boost function dubbed the steering wheel will have a button marked This stands for Drag System.

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Based on the technology McLaren on its F1 race cars, this will lower the angle of the P1 s wing when the button is down. McLaren says will reduce the car s drag by giving a temporary increase in

Official pricing for perhaps the s fastest hybrid hasn t announced, but expect it to be above the mark. Interested parties have to act fast; McLaren only sell a limited run of the P1 it goes on sale in late

The P1 is only one of several upcoming that will use some of hybrid or secondary power to increase their performance. s $845,000 918 Spyder plug-in will start production in and the yet-unnamed Ferrari supercar debut at the Geneva Motor likely with a kinetic recovery system.

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