Some people have the best jobs winter testing the McLaren P1

Some people have the best jobs Winter Testing the McLaren P1

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McLaren P1 first deliveries will be made to the first 375 customers in a few months

The development programme for the McLaren P1 accelerates to its end. On target to be ‘the best driver’s car in the world on road and track’ End of…

Watch the rigorous testing process for the McLaren P1™  in the short film

As part of durability testing, the development team recently travelled with the McLaren P1 to the dramatic frozen landscapes of the Arctic Circle, in northern Sweden. Here, the car was put through its paces and tested to the extremes, in some of the most hostile and toughest conditions on the planet.

The testing schedule continues at pace, with XP prototypes running extensively across the globe, working to optimise the groundbreaking systems and technologies which have been borne of 50 years of race-winning knowledge and expertise.


The culmination of this testing and infamous McLaren attention to detail will be showcased over the summer, when the McLaren P1™ will publicly demonstrate the power available from the mid-mounted 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and highly effective electric motor which generate 916PS, with a number of dynamic displays. As plans for the 50th anniversary celebrations for McLaren continue, it has also been confirmed that the latest model from McLaren Automotive will feature as part of the planned activities at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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