McLaren P1 GTR starts production, gets 42 orders image

McLaren has started producing the P1 GTR faster than originally announced and the carmaker has received no less than 42 orders for the track beast.

Do you remember the McLaren P1 GTR? Well, it debuted just a few months ago, during the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, in a world premiere, and it is now being highlighted once again. According to a recent report, published by Autovisie, the model in question has hit the assembly line recently. The track beast should have started its production after the company finished the whole 375 units of the road-legal P1 but it seems that plans have slightly changed and this is perhaps because the carmaker has received no less than 42 orders for the model.

This is huge because each one costs almost 2 million GBP and you cannot even drive it on the roads. Rumor has it that the total production number will stand at just 45 vehicles so if you happen to be an eccentric millionaire, chances are you will get to own one, if you hurry up and place a deposit, that is. The McLaren P1 is expected to make its track debut at an event scheduled this October and, as you already know, it has carbon fiber panels in the engine bay and roof, titanium and Inconel exhaust pipes, polycarbonate side windows and it stands at 50 mm lower and 80 mm wider than the street-legal P1. Power is provided by an updated 3.8l twin turbo V8, rated at 800 HP (588 kW), and the total output produced is 1,000 HP (736 kW).