McLaren P1 Supercar- A Car must to Drive

0 comments, 04/10/2012, by , in Auto Reviews, McLaren

McLaren P1 supercar was expected at the 2012 Paris Motor show but it made its debut earlier and amazed the racing car fans. It is the new sporty car that will give you a true racing experience. The exterior is stylish and matches to any sports car. The interior is compact but comfortable. The safety features are the most advanced and the roaring engine can give you a speedy drive.

 

 

McLaren Automotive Executive Chairman Ron Dennis said,

“The McLaren P1 will be the result of 50 years of racing and road car heritage. Twenty years ago we raised the supercar performance bar with the McLaren F1 and our goal with the McLaren P1 is to redefine it once again.”

Sporty Outlook

This supercar exhibits a sporty exterior that is designed by Design Director Frank Stephenson. The body is small, light and dynamic. The carbon structure beneath gives the car a real look of lightness and agility. The large adjustable ‘active’ rear wing adds to the design. Each panel, air intake, and air exhaust are designed to minimize air friction. The orange-and-black P1 concept may not however, the final product but it is speculated that it may be “97-percent final.”

Compactness and Delicacy

The interior is compact yet comfortable. The seats are tightly fitted in the cabin and you get a true racing car feel  while sitting inside. The whole car is designed as the delicate lightweight vehicle so that the speed is enhanced.

Powertrain

It is powered by an updated version of its twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter engine. A KERS hybrid enhances its output power up to 800hp.The mid-engine design uses a carbon fiber monocoque and roof structure safety cage called Mono Cage. The 1,320 pounds of downforce before reaching its top speed. The coefficient of drag is 0.34, which is very low.

McLaren Automotive Managing Director Antony Sheriff said,

‘Our aim is not necessarily to be the fastest in absolute top speed but to be the quickest and most rewarding series production road car on a circuit. It is the true test of a supercar’s all round ability and a much more important technical statement. Our goal is to make the McLaren P1 the most exciting, most capable, most technologically advanced and most dynamically accomplished supercar ever made.’

So, get ready to experience the racing drive in the new McLaren P1 supercar.

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