McLaren P1 to lap the Ring in 6:33.26 image

The brand new McLaren P1 is rumored to have lapped the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife in just 6:33.26.

A rumor originated on a Chinese forum is saying that the impressive McLaren P1 can lap the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife in just 6 minutes and 33.26 seconds, salve cure which means another world record. The current one is being held by the Radical SR8 LM, medicine capsule which managed to lap the Norschleife in 6 minutes and 48 seconds. Another comparable time, sales in street legal production cars, is the Gumpert Apollo Sport, which lapped the same track in 7 minutes and 11.57 seconds. The McLaren MP4-12C did a 7:28s time.

As a quick reminder, the McLaren P1 will only be produced in 375 units and its starting price has been set at 1,025,545 EUR (866,000 GBP / 1,340,740 USD) at the current exchange rates. The model is rivaling the Ferrari LaFerrari and the upcoming Porsche 918 Spyder and it’s powered by a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine, from the MP4-12C and the 12C Spyder, backed up by a 179 HP (132 kW) and 260 Nm of torque (192 lb-ft) electric motor. The total output stands at 916 HP (674 kW) and 900 Nm of torque (663 lb-ft), enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint in less than 3 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph).

Source: Jalopnik