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McLaren P1 GTR design concept sports 1000 PS max power


McLaren P1 GTR model was announced in June 2014 of its arrival and here it is, unveiled as design concept at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. McLaren’s most powerful super car yet, is tuned to produce 1000 PS max. power.

mclaren-p1-gtrOutgoing McLaren P1 houses 3.8 litre twin-turbo V8 in conjunction with an electric motor, produces 916 PS max. power. Same powertrain combo is uprated to push 1000 PS in McLaren P1 GTR. Further, front track width of P1 GTR is 80mm wider and wears more quarrelsome front fascia.

Aerodynamics of McLaren P1 GTR is enhanced from regular P1. New aero blade front wheel arches deviate air supply to rear radiator of P1 GTR. Door wing mirrors are repositioned to A-pillar to have better control over drag. Rear wing gets hydraulic DRS (Drag Reduction System).

mclaren-p1-gtr-05-frontLightweight 19 inch alloys are used on front and rear, with 267mm and 330mm section width Pirelli (slick) run flat tires respectively. Onboard air jacking system and quick release wheel nuts (centre locking) are provided to enable quick tyre swap. Ground clearance is reduced via race tuned suspension kit. Exhaust unit is developed newly specific to McLaren P1 GTR, sports straight cut dual pipe arrangement made of inconel and titanium alloy. Diffuser is made of carbon fibre reinforced polymer.

mclaren-p1-gtr-06-spoilerSoon after current 375 unit production of regular McLaren P1 is finished, the company will start producing P1 GTR trims. Price of 1.98 million pounds (Rs. 20.09 crores approx.) is required to claim ownership of a P1 GTR, which is inclusive of McLaren P1 GTR driver programme at McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom.

Also read – McLaren P1 GTR teased: Intended output 1,000PS, Price £1.98m


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Life after college in 2014 has seen Ashwin Ram propel himself wholeheartedly into the auto industry. Information is never enough for this young blogger who enthusiastically ticks his elaborate checklist at each drive. The need to add that one extra detail ensures select articles that are upbeat, and comprehensive.

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