We had been anticipated in Pebble Beach, but finally, is already among us the definitive version of P1 McLaren GTR . This is the most extreme version of the supercar of the British firm, an exclusive version for circuits which endorses the GTR and acronyms used by the McLaren F1 while back. The model has been presented with the same decoration F1 GTR 20 years ago won the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
There are many changes that have taken place in the McLaren P1 GTR with respect to a unit series. It has tried to still more poise this competition model , for which it has used a 80mm wider tracks and at a lower height 50mm. The wheels 19 “are monotuerca to effect change tires in the shortest time possible.
You get to save weight 50 kilos regarding a McLaren P1, reflecting polycarbonate side windows and has increased the use of carbon fiber, replacing the glass ceiling and contributing to said weight savings.
Aerodynamic improvements made by this P1 GTR are not new and are still supporting prototype Pebble Beach. Draws attention to the great fixed wing protruding height 40 cm of the rear, which is 10 centimeters longer than the retractable spoiler P1 street. This spoiler along with the rest of the aerodynamic kit helps improve downforce by 10%. The spoiler if you can vary the inclination, acting as a DRS .
On rear center position rests the same V8 twin-turbo 3.8 that production models, with an output of 800 horses, to which must be added the 200 which provides the electric motor, reached the magic number 1,000 horsepower .
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Article McLaren P1 GTR, 1,000 horses for circuits was originally published in Current Motor.