Published on 05 Feb 2013 by Elxwave
The road version of McLaren P1, one of the most awaited hypercar of the moment, will be presented at the next 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The car has been so eagerly anticipated that according to the latest rumours, has been practically sold out despite not being unveiled yet, neither being confirmed for production. Also, as far as we know, official specifications and technical data have not been communicated even to potential customers.
It seems that the lack of full specs information didn’t stop wealthy fans to eagerly book one of these exclusive cars in advance. Cars UK revealed that a potential customer interested in buying the new McLaren P1 told the magazine the manufacturer was about to close the order book, having already reached the specified amount for initial deliveries. Back in November McLaren had already accepted deposits for around 120 P1.
For common people like us there’s no other way than waiting for Geneva’s event to know more about the hypercar road version. Meanwhile, we can enjoy the prototype, last seen during the presentation of the Formula 1 McLaren MP4-28. The P1 will be produced in 500 units and will have a carbon fibre body with titanium details, which total weight will be 1,300 kg. The hybrid platform will be equipped with a 3.8-litre V8 bi-turbo engine combined to a F1-inspired KERS electric unit system.