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Martin Brundle Samples the McLaren P1 GTR

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No civilian or car journalist has yet been allowed behind the wheel of the McLaren P1 GTR, the extreme track version of the P1 hyper car. But when Martin Brundle, an ex-F1 driver and one of Britain’s biggest car personalities comes a-knocking, McLaren cannot say no.

So Car Magazine pulled some strings and sat with Martin to record his thoughts on the McLaren P1 GTR. This counts as the first review of the 10,50 horsepower hyper track car:

McLaren P1 GTR Highlights:

  • Petrol Engine M383T 90º V8
  • Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
  • Construction aluminium block and head
  • Displacement 3,799 cc / 231.8 cu in
  • Bore / Stroke 93.0 mm (3.7 in) / 69.9 mm (2.8 in)
  • Compression 8.7:1
  • Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC, Dual VVT
  • Fuel feed Fuel Injection
  • Lubrication Dry sump
  • Aspiration Twin Turbo
  • Power 789 bhp / 589 KW
  • BHP/Liter 208 bhp / liter
  • Electric Motor McLaren Electronics Electric Motor
  • Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
  • Power 197 bhp / 147 KW
  • Combined 985 bhp / 735 KW
  • Body carbon fibre MonoCell with aluminium front and rear subframes
  • Steering ventilated carbon ceramic discs, all-round
  • Gearbox 7 speed Sequential
  • Clutch Dual clutch
  • Drive Rear wheel drive

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