McLaren at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show, has premiered the McLaren P1™, a hybrid supercar with incredible performance, produced by an engine system which is comprised of petrol engine and advanced electric motor technology. It is a limited-edition model, with only 375 units, available for standard road and track driving.
In the engine configuration, the McLaren P1 is equipped with mid-mounted 3.8 Litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and a technically sound electric motor, compositely delivers an super output of 903 horsepower[916 PS] and top torque of 900 Newton Meter for quick throttle response. Mclaren P1 engine system consist of a new engine variant of M838T unit, a twin-turbo V8 3.8 Litre petrol engine and is highly revised for best cooling and durability when tested under higher loads and generates an output of 727 horsepower[737 PS] and top torque of 720 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine system has distinctively molded to embody the lightweight electric motor, manufactured by McLaren Electronics division of the Group, which generated an output of 176 horsepower [179 PS] and a peak torque of 260 Nm. So, the system generates a combined output 903 horsepower[916 PS] and combined top torque of 900 Nm. In addition to it, the enhanced air-charging system provides the McLaren P1 with top-end power and the full-engine-system all-together delivers top performance. On the other hand, it delivers a efficiency of 200 grams/km on combined cycle, while delivers zero-emission in fully electric mode.
With the technology based on Instant Power Assist System (IPAS), makes the McLaren P1™ to deliver astounding performance by sprinting 0 to 100 km/hour in less than 3 seconds. It can dash 0 to 200 km/hour in less than 7 seconds and can accelerate 0 to 300 km/hour in not more than 17 seconds. McLaren P1 has an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/hour[217.48 miles/hour].
The McLaren P1 has twin-power engine with Instant Power Assist System and Drag Reduction System, which promises to deliver quick boost of power and straight-line speed, that makes its 23% quicker than the world famous McLaren F1 road car. While in the fully electric mode[E-mode], it delivers a driving range of more than 10 kilometers with zero-emission efficiency. The limited-edition model of McLaren P1 will be exclusively available with only 375 units which will available for standard road and track driving with a starting on-road price of £866,000.
Photos of McLaren P1 live premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show 2013