McLaren has published a video with Formula One World Champion - Jenson Button driving the P1 at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Button also had a chance to drive the McLaren M8D Can-Am race car which he described as a "proper beast" that's "so different from what we race these days."
McLaren P1 is powered by a modified 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 with 727HP (535 kW). The engine is combined with a KERS electric motor with 176HP (129 kW)
McLaren has announced the 12C B&W Special Edition and the launching of P1 in Hong Kong.
The 12C B&W Edition is designed specifically for the 12C B&W Special Edition. It comes with a two-tone exterior paint boasting a unique white color that is contrasted by gloss black accents on roof, front splitter, mirror casings and alloy wheels. The interior boasts gloss white paint on the air vents and instrument cluster.
McLaren 12C B&W Special Edition is priced at 4,680,000 HKD (Hong Kong $).
McLaren P1 has been delivered in the US at the manufacturer’s dealership in Newport Beach, California.
There is a video showing the interior, where you’ll find carbon fiber, everywhere. All the surfaces don't have the top layer of resin since this would have increased weight by 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs). The adjustable seats have a carbon shell and weigh just 10.5 kg (23.1 lbs). All in McLaren P1 screams “weight-saving”, but this is the perfect way to get faster.
The overall result is a
DragTimes has published a video showing the MP4-12C doing some acceleration tests – 0-96 km/h (0-60 mph).
The sports car manage to complete the discipline in 2.8 seconds, which is a 0.1 seconds faster than previous tests. This means, that the McLaren MP4-12C is as fast as Nissan GT-R Facelift, which also did 2.8 seconds – 0-96 km/h. However, the MP4-12C is a lot faster than the GT-R from 0-160 km/h (0-100 mph) – 1.0 second.
The MP4-12C had street-legal Toyo R888 tires featuring the same compound a
Vorsteiner has announced the McLaren-V Concept. The project is based on the MP4-12C Coupe, but it will feature "style and performance" that is "nothing less than perfection".
The exterior boasts a carbon fiber bumper and a carbon fiber front lip spoiler. There are also carbon fiber side blade attachments and a set of 20” front alloy wheels and 21” rears. The rear comes with a new ventilated bumper and an aggressive carbon fiber diffuser.
The MP4-12C is powered by a twin-turbo 3.8-l
We have exciting news for the summer from the luxury tuner Wheelsandmore which now is presenting not one but two exquisitely transformed sport vehicles. We are speaking here about the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster and the McLaren MP 4-12 C Spider.
The first supersports car is a true “beast” with two removable roof panels and able to achieve a maximum speed of 350 km/h thanks to its stock 700 hp (515 kW). The latter reason effects in a bre
McLaren has announced 12C Coupe and Spider Limited Edition specially for their 50th anniversary. Production of the McLaren 50 12C will be strictly limited to a maximum of 100 units globally, split between just 50 examples of the 12C and 50 of the 12C Spider.
The exterior boasts a new front bumper, additional carbon fiber trim and a black McLaren badge. There are also carbon ceramic brakes and exclusive 19” or 20” Ultra Lightweight whee
McLaren MP4-12C is one of the iconic supercars in the automotive world today. In fact, it was a global phenomenon when it first was released on the market. It is simply impossible to even think about of adding more to this exotic machine.
Despite this fact, there are some tuning brands which accept the challenge to enhance the aggressive stance of this McLaren model and among them proudly stand Vorsteiner. The tuners have just released two teaser images of their future project.
Gemballa has presented their latest project based on McLaren 12C Spider. The sports car was introduced back in March at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but the tuning company has now released full details about it.
The exterior boasts a new aerodynamics package including a new front and rear bumper, a pair of side skirts and custom tailpipes and a logo kit. The price for the package is €19,980.
The interior features leather and/or Alcantara steering wheel in any color, instrument dials a
The video below shows durability and development testing carried out in the extreme conditions of the Arctic Circle. The main star is McLaren P1, which in only few months will have its first deliveries.
They will be made to only 375 customers, while the development programme for the McLaren P1 continues to gain strength as it nears its end. These tests were made in order to prove that the P1 is the best driver’s car in the world on road and track or frozen lake.
The durability testing included a trip to the
At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the legendary brand McLaren will present a selection of legendary models from the company’s heritage collection as part of their fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Some of the vehicles there will be among the most famous race- and championship-winning ones.
This means that there will also be the latest model from McLaren 12C GT Can-Am Edition which in addition will take part in the run up the Good
The secret behind the key performance of the astonishing McLaren P1 has been revealed. And surprisingly it is one of the natural forces. Yes, the great aerodynamics of this model has been entirely designed with the help of air.
For this reason, McLaren has released a new short film named “Designed by Air”, which is the first video of a two part series that are going to reveal extraordinary stories behind the design of the McLaren P1.
As you can see from the video disclosed below, the e