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2015 McLaren P1 [w/video]

We have already raved about the Porsche 918 Spyder, and all indications suggest we'll be moved to dispense flowery Italian prose about the upcoming Ferrari LaFerrari (even if the name does sound like a skip on a 45-rpm record). In between these two hypercars comes this British mind-boggle better known as the McLaren P1. As a pure driver's exoticar, the P1 outshines the Porsche in dynamics and nimbleness, while the 918 engineers the miracle of potentially exceptional mileage combined with face-flattening speed that equals the Big Mac. Both cost around $1 million ($845,000 for the 918,... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 3.8L V8 + E-Motor
Power:
903 HP / 664 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed DCT
Base Price:
$1,150,000
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    Official: McLaren bringing unique P1 MSO to Pebble Beach
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    With only 375 examples to be made (170 of which have already been completed), you can bet that few of the McLaren P1s to leave the factory in Woking will be the same. But for those looking to further distinguish their supercar, McLaren Special Operations is glad to meet the customer's individual requests, and will be bringing two examples of its latest ...

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    Official: McLaren confirms 650S ahead of Geneva reveal
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    McLaren has a big reveal in store for next month's Geneva Motor Show. It has just announced a new model called the McLaren 650S for the Swiss show, but at the moment, it's not saying much more, releasing just the single teaser image shown above and no real details about its new sports car. McLaren promises that the 650S sits between the MP4-12C and P1 in ...

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    Video: McLaren P1 breaks down in front of people that can actually afford it
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    As we wait for the McLaren P1 to enter production, it appears there are still some growing pains with the $1.14-million hybrid supercar. While on display at Italy's recent Villa d'Este Concorso d'Eleganza, this P1 – which appears to be the same one we saw at the Geneva Motor Show – failed to awaken from its slumber when called upon. As there ...

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    Geneva: Editors' Choice: Top Five 2013 Geneva Motor Show Debuts
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    We've returned from a very busy week in Switzerland, and in going back over all of our 75 stories from the Geneva Motor Show, our editors have gathered up their personal favorite debuts from the European expo. The wonderful thing about the Geneva show is just how wide of an array of vehicles are on display – everything from funny little one-off EVs ...

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    Geneva: McLaren P1 proves yellow doesn't have to be mellow
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    We know, we know – we've seen this car before. But now it's yellow. And we have performance data. And we can see the interior. And most importantly, it's no longer a concept. Did we mention it's pretty? Yeah. Feast your eyes on the P1 – McLaren's new flagship supercar that's ready to storm the United States, as well as the rest of the world. ...

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    Official: McLaren reveals P1 interior shots
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    We've had several chances to get up close and personal with the McLaren P1 since its debut back in September at the Paris Motor Show, but McLaren has literally kept us in the dark about the car's interior thanks to a heavy tint covering all of its windows. With the company preparing the car for its production debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show, ...

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    Paris: McLaren P1 is the nearly real supercar of our drive-to-race dreams
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    Destined to be one of the splashier events of the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the unveiling of McLaren's newest supercar, and successor to the intimidating F1 legend, went off beautifully today. Despite being a design exercise, the P1 concept here in Paris clearly paves the path forward for McLaren, with the company's stated goal being to produce a car ...

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    Report: McLaren P1 patent sketches revealed
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    "She spreads its wings" or "It spreads its wing," depending on how you conjugate your French, is the rough translation of a headline from L'Automobile. The French auto magazine claims to have its hands on patent sketches of the brilliantly wild-looking McLaren P1. While images have been shown of the P1 Concept ahead of the imminent Paris Motor Show, these ...

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    Exclusive: Early thoughts from our McLaren P1 supercar walkaround [UPDATE]
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    Press days for the 2012 Paris Motor Show have yet to get underway, but Autoblog's European Editor, Matt Davis, has already gotten a good look at what is sure to be one of the exhibition's brightest stars, the McLaren P1. While Davis was not permitted to take photographs of the new design study until its formal unveiling, our man received a ...

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    Official: McLaren reveals P1 design study, F1 successor takes shape
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    McLaren has released the first official images of its P1 design study, the supercar precursor that we've all been waiting for. This stunner will officially debut at the Paris Motor Show next week. Calling the P1 McLaren's next "ultimate supercar," McLaren says this concept takes its inspiration from the company's rich racing heritage. Visually, we ...

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