New McLaren P1 supercar finally shows up

McLaren unveiled today the new P1 supercar, a model which will be seen for the first time at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

The new McLaren P1 will be built in a limited number of 375 units even though, at the beginning, they were planning to produce 500 vehicles.

2014 McLaren P1

2014 McLaren P1

Under the hood sits a hybrid powertrain which includes a 3.8-liter V8 engine producing 737 horsepower and an electric motor with 179 horses.

2014 McLaren P1

2014 McLaren P1

This makes for a combined output of 916 horsepower and 900Nm of torque, enough to provide a 0-100 km/h sprint in less than 3 seconds thanks to the Instant Power Assist System. All this massive power is handled by a high-performance seven-speed Graziano gearbox.

2014 McLaren P1

2014 McLaren P1

The new McLaren P1 is also very lightweight thanks to its carbon fiber chassis for a total of 1,400 kilograms. Regarding the interior and exterior design, you can make an idea by looking at the official shots above.

2014 McLaren P1

2014 McLaren P1

The British carmaker prices the new P1 at £866,000 which is around $1,150,000 in the States.

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