, 2023-01-20 08:07:50,
When unveiled, the McLaren P1 GTR was touted as a highly specialized track-focused model that was only available to existing owners of the street-legal P1 through an invitation from the factory. Because of this exclusivity, the P1 GTR is a highly sought-after hypercar.
Not only is the P1 GTR exclusive, but it’s insanely impressive. Its 3.8-liter twin-turbo engine produces an astonishing 986 horsepower that rises up to 1045 with the revised engine mapping and the F1 ERS-style power boost system. When pressed for urgency, the P1 GTR can run from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds. For aerodynamic features, there is the 3.2-inch wider track, the larger fixed hydraulically actuated wing, and the larger front splitter and carbon fiber underside. Altogether, these components create 10% more downforce when compared to the base model. Other notable inclusions are the front axle nose lift for loading and going over bumps, the onboard jacking system, and Vlog equipment for video recording from the onboard cameras.
Right now, a pristine example of the P1 GTR is up for sale through Aston Martin Newcastle in the UK. This particular P1 GTR was delivered on September 8, 2015, and was driven for 20 laps at Dunsfold Aerodrome before undergoing a final inspection at the Woking factory. Shortly after, in October 2015, McLaren’s test driver Chris Godwin took this P1 GTR around Brands Hatch for a few laps during a factory demo and was subsequently returned to the factory…
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