McLaren officially announces P1 GTR, the track-only version of P1 priced at £1.98 million

Article by Christian A., on June 13, 2014

As we told you, McLaren will build a track-focused version of the P1 hypercar and the car was officially confirmed last week. Today, McLaren announced that the track-only edition of the P1 will be called McLaren P1 GTR. Of course, this is not an ordinary name, as the new P1 GTR pays homage to the iconic McLaren F1 GTR, 20 years on from victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The new McLaren P1 GTR will offer even great levels of performance than its road version and an impressive power output of 1,000 hp. In addition, the P1 GTR will feature a widened track, a more aggressive styling as well as slick tyres. Pricing will be impressive too, as McLaren will ask 1.98 million pounds ($3.35 million or 2.48 million euros) for a P1 GTR.

For this amount of money, McLaren will include a tailored programme created for each customer to build driver capability. What’s more interesting that McLaren will also include exclusive consultations with the McLaren driver fitness team and Design Director Frank Stephenson, privileged access to one of the McLaren racing simulators, and participation in a minimum of six dedicated international drive events to be held at some of the world’s most iconic Formula 1 circuits.

McLaren didn’t reveal how many P1 GTRs will be build but we do know that only Mclaren P1 owners will have access to them. This means that McLaren will select the P1 GTR owners from the 375 people who bought the P1.

For those who don’t know, the “standard” Mclaren P1 is powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that generates 737 hp and 720 Nm of torque, as well as by an electric motor that delivers 179 hp and 260 Nm of torque.

With a total output of 916 hp, the McLaren P1 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in less than 3 seconds, to 200 km/h (124 mph) in under 7 seconds and to 300 km/h (186 mph) in no more than 17 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited at 350 km/h or 217 mph.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

Automotive industry veteran Bob Lutz has once again spoken out against Tesla. Known as one of Tesla Motors’ greatest skeptics, Lutz had stated two years ago that the Silicon Valley...
by - November 22, 2017
Dubai is one of the few countries where expensive cars are the norm, many of which are specially modified as well. And this just in: Bentley has debuted the new...
by - November 21, 2017
The 2018 Jaguar XEL with its stretched-out wheelbase and longer doors is the newest addition to the growing list of premium sedans in China---joining the ranks of Mercedes-Benz C-Class L,...
by - November 21, 2017
Honda this week announced that its all-new 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will arrive at US dealerships with a starting price of $33,400 beginning on the first of December. Because the...
by - November 21, 2017
Lamborghini had been expected to refresh its entry-level model – the Lamborghini Huracan – in late 2018 or early 2019. But here is some good news for fans of the...
by - November 20, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries