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
- Turbo 3.8L V8 + E-Motor
- 903 HP / 664 LB-FT
- 7-Speed DCT
- Base Price:
Color us befuddled. This is a McLaren P1, circling the Nürburgring. Not too out of the ordinary, right? Well, direct your attention to the very last photo in our gallery of spy shots (also conveniently located to the right), and notice the graphic: XP2R Prototype Vehicle. Is this a new McLaren that's powered by an ion engine? Perhaps it burns ...
Spy photographers have grabbed a few shots of the McLaren P1 out for a little testing on public streets. Much of the coupe's heavy camouflage has been discarded in favor of a trippy vinyl wrap, revealing the production version to be nearly identical to the concept McLaren unveiled at this year's Paris Motor Show. The company's new ultracar is designed to ...