Customers of the British brand asked the company to develop a “green” model.
According to the interlocutor of the edition, the electric car will create at the request of the most important clients of McLaren. It will be released in a limited edition of only five copies. Technical specs will be close to the 675LT coupe. This supercar is equipped with a 675-horsepower 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, capable of accelerating from standstill to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and its top speed is 300 km per hour.
McLaren has extensive experience working on electric technology. So, in 2013, the British developed a hybrid hypercar P1. In addition, McLaren supplies electrical components for cars racing series Formula E.
Earlier it was reported that the company McLaren in 2017, will release the most extreme hypercar in its history, which will be allowed to drive on public roads. At the moment the project is known under the internal designation “P15”. British engineers claim it to be the fastest on the race track McLaren with the exception of track will the P1 GTR.
The new giperkara the British will refuse to use too heavy a hybrid power-plant. Novelty will equip the traditional 3.8-liter eight-cylinder twin-turbo engine, which will undergo significant revision. According to preliminary data, the efficiency of the engine is 800 horsepower. The unit will be paired with an upgraded seven-step “robot” with two clutches.
It is assumed that the circulation of the McLaren P15 will limit to 500 copies. The cost of the hypercar will be approximately 700 000 Euro.
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