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McLaren reveals ‘world’s car

A finished McLaren P1 outside the headquarters in Woking, England.


McLaren P1.

McLaren P1.

McLaren P1.


McLaren P1.

McLaren P1.

A cutaway into how the McLaren P1’s system will fit into the

The McLaren P1’s steering with the DRS (drag reduction and IPAS (instant power system) buttons.


What was once the world’s road car has gained a spiritual in the McLaren P1.

Twenty years McLaren first entered the ranks with the mighty 6.1-litre V12-powered F1, the British One team, originally founded by New Bruce McLaren, has revealed the P1.

To be unveiled at the 2012 Paris show later this the flamboyant new P1, as the new range topping supercar is currently known, is to crown the British car maker’s when it is launched in 2013, the MP4-12C and MP4-12C Roadster in a strong line-up of road aimed at netting McLaren up to sales worldwide by the middle of the

McLaren, which aims to the likes of Bugatti, Ferrari, Porsche as a maker of the world’s sought after supercars on the of an illustrious history in Formula One says the P1 has but one goal: To be the best car in the world on road and track.

The P1 is expected to sell for about pounds worldwide which to NZ$1.57 million on today’s rate.

Suggestions are, that the car will only be in left-hand-drive, which means a import permit would be to get it on our roads.

Rumours suggest the new two whose P1 working title is to give way to a definitive production carrying the famed MP4 designation on all of McLaren’s Formula One cars 1981, has already established new road car lap records at various where it has undergone preliminary including Britain’s revered track.

But with a good deal of work still to be completed, officials say it will be over a before independent testers get a can to verify these claims.

details pertaining to the P1’s package remain scarce of its Paris debut.

However, close to McLaren suggest it pack up to 720kW with the of a Formula One style kinetic recovery system (KERS) pair of flywheels mated to a version of the twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre V8 used by the MP4-12C.

In standard going mode the hi-tech driveline is said to push out 600kW at a dizzying 9100rpm.

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This will be boosted by a 120kW in track mode the addition of KERS, which is to be activated via a steering wheel switch. The engine, developed in with Ricardo which also produce it at a plant in England, is mounted longitudinally in a low behind the two-seat cabin, drive sent to the rear via a seven-speed double clutch

Yet despite the new McLaren P1’s power output, a reported weight of less than and what these first pictures portray as a race active aerodynamic package includes a giant rear that appears to be retracted the rear bodywork, McLaren is to ensure the P1 is not measured on its top speed suggesting it should not be compared to the holder of the world’s fastest car the Bugatti EB16.4 Veyron

Our aim is not necessarily to be the fastest in absolute top but to be the quickest and most rewarding production road car on a circuit, McLaren managing director, Sheriff.

It is the true test of a supercar’s all ability and a much more technical statement. It will be the exciting, most capable, technologically advanced and most accomplished supercar ever

Sporting a highly contemporary penned by Frank Stephenson, with Mini, Ferrari and Romeo, the P1 is far more individual in than the MP4-12C. Its overall has been heavily dictated by work carried out in McLaren’s tunnel and the need to provide cooling air to the engine compartment at the

The curvy headlamp graphic has been inspired by McLaren’s logo and is expected to appear on a version of the MP4-12C. Stephenson has paid homage to the F1 in the shape of the air atop the roof.

McLaren the P1 as taking much of its technological and inspiration from the company’s division. McLaren boss Ron says, The P1 will be the result of 50 of racing and road car heritage.

Twenty years ago we raised the performance bar with the McLaren F1 and our with P1 is to redefine it once

The new car based around a modified of the MP4-12C’s carbon fibre with unique front and sub-frames supporting an advanced which along with materials to reduce weight is to include such state-of-the-art as active damping and active control designed to provide the possible set-up on both the and track.

The chassis has been to work in conjunction with an aerodynamic package that conceivably allow a reduction in height in track mode to the car’s crucial centre of while increasing downforce by a giant diffuser element, the rear wing and what to electronically adjustable flaps for the bay.

To help smooth air flow the car and reduce heat build up, the exits directly behind the through a large central

The P1 will be assembled alongside the and MP4-12C roadster at McLaren’s in Woking, England.

— Morning Herald

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