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McLaren P1 GTR confirmed for 2015 Geneva motor show debut

The McLaren P1 GTR – the British brand's most powerful and most exclusive model yet – will make its production car debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. A fresh video teaser of the 736kW rear-wheel-drive hybrid hypercar accompanied McLaren's announcement of the car's motor show premiere, with the sports car maker confirming production of the limited edition track-only model will begin later in the year...

McLaren P1 GTR interior unveiled, driver programme detailed

The interior of the McLaren P1 GTR has been revealed, along with new details about the track-only vehicle and its ownership programme. Being a track-only device, the GTR's interior is naturally a stripped out affair, with the only nod comfort being the air conditioning system. The dashboard, door trims and centre tunnel are fashioned out of lightweight carbon fibre...

McLaren P1 Track: Faster, track-only variant under consideration - report

McLaren has reportedly mailed all 375 owners and deposit holders of its P1 hypercar to gauge interest in a track-focused version. According to Autocar McLaren was prompted into action after a number of clients enquired about the possibility of a faster, track-only model. Dubbed 'P1 Track' internally, the project requires a double-digit production run to be viable...

McLaren P1 claims Nurburgring lap time under seven minutes

McLaren has released a video claiming its P1 hypercar has successfully completed a sub-seven-minute lap of Germany's famed Nurburgring. Showing the 673kW/900Nm hybrid-powered McLaren P1 attacking the circuit with all the aural and visual stimuli that comes along with it, the nearly four-minute-long video never reveals an official lap time...

McLaren P1 testing in Arctic Circle

The soon-to-be-released McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar has been filmed undergoing extreme durability and development testing in the Arctic Circle. Only a few months out from delivering the first of the 375 cars to be produced – each one worth circa $2 million – the McLaren P1 is winding down its final testing, which apparently involves being driven sideways on a frozen lake in northern Sweden...

McLaren P1 shot in Bahrain to celebrate showroom launch

A series of new images of the McLaren P1 hypercar at the Bahrain International Circuit have been released as the brand starts celebrations for the launch of its new Manama showroom at the Bahrain World Trade Centre. The new shots show the circa $2 million 673kW/900Nm hybrid-assisted 3...

McLaren P1: $2M hypercar revealed

The McLaren P1 will cost Australians close to $2 million but will be confined to racetracks, with confirmation it will be produced exclusively in left-hand drive. Following yesterday’s gallery of leaked official images, McLaren has today revealed the full specifications of the 673kW hybrid hypercar, including its sub-3...

McLaren P1 production car leaked

Official images of the McLaren P1 production car have leaked online ahead of its unveiling at next week's 2013 Geneva motor show. The leaked press shots – which appeared on Russian website AutoWP – confirm the highly anticipated road car will be almost identical to the P1 concept that debuted at the 2012 Paris motor show in September...

McLaren P1: British hypercar's 673kW hybrid drivetrain revealed

The McLaren P1 will feature a hybrid drivetrain capable of producing an almighty 673kW and technology allowing it to operate in pure-electric mode. McLaren has confirmed its upcoming McLaren F1 successor will team a significantly upgraded version of the MP4-12C’s 3...

McLaren P1 'Race' mode revealed

The upcoming McLaren P1 supercar will feature a new vehicle-altering 'Race' mode function when it is unveiled in full production-ready specification at next month's Geneva motor show. Selecting the "highly-focused" 'Race' mode will see the large active rear wing of the McLaren P1 extend and alter its pitch into the optimal aerodynamic position, while inside the P1’s digital dash readout will take the form of a race-inspired display providing information on the car's performance levels...

McLaren P1: radical F1-inspired supercar revealed

The McLaren P1 has been designed to be "the best driver's car in the world on road and track", says the Formula One team turned supercar builder. McLaren has unveiled its new road-going flagship ahead of its debut at the 2012 Paris motor show, the company’s first ever presence at such an event...

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