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McLaren P1 GTR – official images and details released

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McLaren P1 GTR – official images and details released

The first official images and details with the brand new track-only P1 GTR design concept have been released by the British based automaker McLaren.

One of the hottest vehicles money can buy these days, the McLaren P1, has recently received a track-only P1 GTR design concept version, which has been officially presented to the public, in its one-off variant for the moment, during the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, over the past weekend, in California. The model in question has a lot of modifications over its street legal version and it is now more aerodynamically thanks to the GT style front splitter or the 80 mm increased front track.

The model has also received the roof scoop, the different radiator ducts, the lowered race spec fixed ride, the aerodynamic blade flowing at the bottom of the edges of the doors, the extra side panel transferring more air to the radiator and some other tweaks such as the carbon fiber pylons on the fixed twin element wing, the hydraulically operated DRS (Drag Reduction System), centrally positioned exhaust system made from titanium and inconel and more.

McLaren says that the P1 GTR stands on 19-inch alloy wheels with quick released center locking nuts, standing in at 10.5-inch and 13-inch wide, front to rear. Power is coming from the tweaked 3.8L twin turbo V8 engine and the electric motor, which are now producing a total output of 1,000 HP (736 kW) compared to the standard 916 HP (674 kW). The P1 GTR will enter production at the McLaren MSO next year and it will be priced from 1,98 million GBP.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Monday, August 18th, 2014 - filed under McLaren, Motor Shows, Motorsport, News, Sticky news. Image credit: .
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