McLaren P1 will receive the 916-strong powertrain

British company McLaren has extended the official technical details of the new flagship – P1. Hypercar will receive 916-strong hybrid installation.

The main engine will be the 3.8-liter one with twin-turbocharged V8. Power of gasoline engine will be 737 liters (available at 7500 rev / min). In addition, the torque to the wheels will transmit 179-hp electric motor. The total capacity of P1 will be 916 liters. Maximum torque – exactly 900 Nm. In addition, on the most powerful production McLaren Power Assist System will be installed that after pressing the cherished button on the steering wheel quickly “throw” a little Nm on the driving (rear) wheels.

McLaren P1

At McLaren hypercar an automatic 7-speed transmission with double clutch will be installed. 96 kg batteries allow the car to pass only 10 km from the engine off. The electric motor is designed to increase productivity, but not for operation without engine. Dynamic characteristics and prices of the most “cool” McLaren will be announced in a few weeks.