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, which means another world record. The current one is being held by the Radical SR8 LM, which managed to lap the Norschleife in 6 minutes and 48 seconds. Another comparable time, 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