2014 McLaren P1
Is that the McLaren MP4-12C as well restrained for the Lambo-nurtured design tastes? McLaren’s approaching vary topper, the actual P1 supercar, appearance as a cyborg gaboon viper created the debut in this year’s Paris auto show.
In the meantime, this P1—short for Project 1, that was the actual nickname of the iconic predecessor all around the halls of Woking a few 20 many a long time ago—is only a “design study, ” along with particulars topic to alter in among currently and the beginning of revenue in a few year. The actual McLaren-logo-shaped headlights are doubtless to remain, and also the roof-mounted intake impressed from the sanctified F1 is really a certainty. Which inlet is integrated into an evolution of McLaren’s carbon-fiber MonoCell monocoque, currently referred to as MonoCage, and it also guides air to—among some other things—the mid-mounted engine, that we believe will certainly be a V-8.
Among the admirable traits of McLaren supremo Ron Dennis is his willingness to make running changes to the models. Following the 12C’s debut, the team bumped the power output, made the engine and exhaust much louder, and re-programmed the stability controls – all in the name of driving pleasure.
Will McLaren implement what they’ve learned from the 12C program to make the P1 a thrill to drive, or just a clenched-fist technical marvel?