Superhybrid Mclaren P1 Is Faster Than Expected
Production of the new flagship of the company McLaren has already started. Moreover, a large part of the planned 375 car already has their buyers. However, only now the manufacturer issued an official data on the dynamics of their new products.
This does not mean that fans of the brand laid out millions for a pig in a poke. Preliminary calculations in McLaren still shared. However, by the final measurements, the manufacturer has come to the conclusion that, in practice, superhybrid some performance surpasses himself. So, for example, up to 200 km/h P1 accelerated for 6.8 seconds is faster to preliminary estimated data of almost a second. In addition, the McLaren P1 has been more dynamic in the exercise 0-300 km/h" - 16,5 with against the planned 17 seconds. The manufacturer also claims that by the time the threshold is reached at 300 km/h the latest supercar was 5.5 with faster another famous luxury brand, McLaren F1, which has long held the title of fastest production car on the planet.
But "hundreds" supercar can accelerate a bit slower than thought - was supposed to accelerate to 100 km/h, the McLaren P1 will spend 2.5 seconds. In fact, this exercise hybrid car spends 0.3 with more.
Published data allowed the British to put an end to the dispute with the Italian and German colleagues. For example, another superhybrid Ferrari LaFerrari reaches 100 km/h in only 3 seconds, and the Porsche 918 Spyder - for 2.8 seconds.
The manufacturer emphasizes that for all its dynamism McLaren P1 is relatively cheap: the average car consumes 8,3 litres of fuel per 100 km in Addition, about 11 miles he can drive solely on electric.
The car is equipped with a hybrid power plant consisting of a 3.8-litre petrol turbo and motor. Its total power is fixed at $ 916 horsepower. Going McLaren P1 manually on the company in Woking, UK. The Assembly of each car takes 17 days to produce supercars McLaren plans until mid-2015.