McLaren Automotive announced it will manufacture 375 units of the flagship P1 supercar, which will be unveiled at the Geneva auto show next month.
The UK supercar maker said today, February 27th, that the P1 will cost $1.3 million, fully equipped for both track and road use. The P1 will be the rival for the Ferrari’s Enzo successor, which will also be unveiled at the Geneva auto show on March 5th. Although Ferrari has not officially announced the price for the model, company sources said that it will be priced around $1.3 million and only 499 units will be produced.
The two-seat, carbon-fiber P1 is McLaren’s third supercar after the 12C and the 12C Spider. The model offers 903 hp from the hybrid powertrain, which includes an electric motor, a mid-mounted 3.8-liter, twin-turbo V-8 gasoline engine and seven-speed transmission. It can reach a top speed of 350kph and it reached 100 kph in less than 3 seconds, 200kph in less than 7 seconds and 300 kph in 17 seconds. The automaker said that the P1 can also travel in electric mode alone for 20km in city, with an average speed of 48kph.
by Ana Cezara Savin
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