McLaren has just announced the drivetrain details for their upcoming P1 supercar and the specs are better than many expected – with over 900 horsepower from a hybrid drivetrain that also allows for brief periods of all electric, emission free driving.
Titled "McLaren 50 - Courage" the film focuses on Bruce McLaren, the company's racing team founder and is the first of three specially commissioned short films for the company's 50th anniversary celebrations. See it here.
Details for the new race-ready McLaren 12C GT3, with revisions designed to improve efficiency and reliability, have been confirmed and the competition car is now available for global competition for the first time.
We have known for some time that McLaren would use the 2012 Paris Motor Show to debut a next generation supercar and yesterday, images and early information on the McLaren P1 supercar hit the internet with the full information likely to arrive when the car debuts later this month in Paris.
Supercar builder McLaren will build six examples of a special edition version of their 2012 MP4-12C coupe currently dubbed “Project Alpha” for their Chicago area dealership – offering a unique look and enhanced performance compared to non-Project Alpha 12C coupes for the 2012 model year.
While the new McLaren 12C Spider was busy making its big debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance during the Woodward Dream Cruise, today the folks from McLaren brought their incredible new drop-top supercar to the Vinsetta Garage on Woodward Ave – offering the Detroit media their first chance to check out the new convertible in a private setting.
The McLaren MP4-12C GT3 would make company founder and namesake Bruce McLaren proud. McLaren Automotive has announced that a racing version of the production exotic MP4-12C is being developed for racing in the FIA GT racing series in Europe.
The McLaren MP4-12C is the latest in a long line of supercars that have helped to define and redefine the world of the ultra high performance car and yesterday, production of MP4-12C chassis #1 got underway at the company’s Woking, England production facility.