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OFFICIAL 2013 McLaren P1 Supercar

Discussion in 'P1' started by Monster, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Levi68

    Levi68 Banned


    Hahaha, so funny!


    These pics are much better, so live it may be even better, but I'm not sure I like it more than the MP4-12C.
     
  2. Levi68

    Levi68 Banned

    It is FWD.



    :D
     
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  3. Monster

    Monster Global Moderator Staff Member

    It just wasn't that obvious in the other photos.
     
  4. Yaz

    Yaz Well-Known Member

    Just WOW!

    Finally a modern day replacement for the legendary F1.

    Well done McLaren.
     
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  5. Wunderkind

    Wunderkind Well-Known Member

    Surely McLaren could have charged an extra US$100,000-150,000 per right-hand drive example so the car could be legally driven in countries such as the UK, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, etc. The problem is Japan. Most buyers of foreign cars in Japan want their cars to be left-hand drive for the perceived exclusivity.........

    I can see there is global demand for 90-125 RHD versions (excluding Japan) of the P1 if McLaren would build them. But to be fair, 70% of the 90-125 would have been sold to buyers who would purchase them regardless of RHD or LHD.
     
  6. Betty Swollocks

    Betty Swollocks Well-Known Member

    Don't know about the other countries but it's perfectly legal to drive a LHD car in the UK.
     
  7. Sunny

    Sunny Well-Known Member GCF Guru

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    It looks small next to the 918.
     
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  8. Cashmere

    Cashmere Well-Known Member

     
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  9. Soup

    Soup Well-Known Member Contributing Member

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  10. Soup

    Soup Well-Known Member Contributing Member

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  11. hoffmeister_fan

    hoffmeister_fan Well-Known Member

    ^^^Seeing side by side like that, the F1's influence cannot be denied.
     
  12. Soup

    Soup Well-Known Member Contributing Member

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  13. Cashmere

    Cashmere Well-Known Member

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  14. Centurion

    Centurion Well-Known Member Contributing Member

    Impressive. Doesn't look at all too much different from the P1 Concept. Colour me excited.
     
  15. Monster

    Monster Global Moderator Staff Member

    The car needs wheels with central lock nut.
     
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  16. Centurion

    Centurion Well-Known Member Contributing Member

    Surprisingly the concept does not. There must be a reason just like how the MP12-C has steel ant not carbon ceramic brakes as standard
     
  17. Sunny

    Sunny Well-Known Member GCF Guru

    Actually it is a pretty useless feature for a street car or even a semi-track car like GT3 RS. It's really advantage is faster pit stops - something completely irrelevant outside of professional racing. On top of that, it is not safe, there have been multiple incidents where the GT3/RS wheels have come off at the track. Porsche even had a recall for the center nuts (a pretty useless recall, but I won't go into the details here). Some people who track regularly have even converted their cars to 5 lug configuration.
     
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  18. Monteverdi

    Monteverdi Active Member

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  19. mini_cooper4

    mini_cooper4 Well-Known Member

    The car looks like a feather on the road... that's perfect!
    Can't wait for the first test :)

    PS: The car looks better in the camo paint... maybe black or white is the color to go for with this car :)
     
  20. NSL

    NSL Well-Known Member Staff Member

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