No, seriously--it's a plug-in hybrid. It's not the most conventional of plug-in hybrids, of course. Unless we've missed something, Toyota's Prius Plug-In has no 903-horsepower version, nor does any Prius cost over a million dollars. But then, you can't expect something too conventional from McLaren, world-famous race car team and producer of some of the world's most iconic supercars. The new McLaren P1 is the company's latest offering, following the V-8 engined MP4-12C. The P1 also features a V-8, displacing 3.8-liters, featuring twin turbochargers, and coupled to a 176-hp electric motor, all...
Latest McLaren P1 Supercar Adds Hybrid Technology To V-8 Engine
Not all cars are born equal. Some, if they're lucky, will be born as McLarens--supercars infused with technology from the race track, with one of the most famous names in motor sport. There are--believe it or not--parallels between the disparate worlds of green vehicles and hypercars, and not just...Antony Ingram