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McLaren P1 GTR track special teased

By Bob Nagy on July 25, 2014 3:00 PM
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During the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, we will see the unveiling of a number of cool vehicles, not the least of which will be the new McLaren P1 GTR. This track-focused version of the road-going P1 was created in response to owner requests and will only be offered to a select group of 375. While McLaren has yet to release tech data on the P1 GTR, the sketch clearly shows it will have a more aggressive aero package highlighted by a large fixed rear wing in place of the auto-deploying unit on the street car and a much more aggressive diffuser. 

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Track oriented

The P1 GTR's reportedly will have a lower ride height and be fitted with race slicks. It's believed total output of the GTR's gas/electric hybrid powertrain will rise from 903 to 986 horsepower and that this track-day variant will be even lighter than a baseline P1. McLaren has confirmed that P1 GTR will production will commence next June shortly after the final P1 road car rolls out of the firm's Technology Center in Woking. 

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For those with enough disposable income to acquire a P1 GTR - the price is expected to be somewhere north of $3 million - the perks of ownership will be impressive. Beyond an organized racing series contested on a number of F1 circuits, McLaren promises "unprecedented access to the technologies, resources and expertise which have helped develop and train Formula 1 champions" as part of a comprehensive support program. We'll have full details on the new McLaren P1 GTR when it's officially unveiled on August 15. 

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