McLaren, one of British renowned supercar manufacturers has recently announced the launch of P1 that will be produced in a limited number of 20 units. However, the plan has changed, this time the news that blow mention that the supercar manufacturers cut production amount to only 5 units worldwide. The P1 cars will be produced with a very limited numbers was made of full carbon materials which of course is lighter and stronger than other materials.
|The McLaren P1 Carbon Series consists of five previously-delivered P1s which have been returned to McLaren to be retrofitted with exposed carbon fibre body panels. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PFDipZ)|
McLaren was deliberately produce such a luxury vehicle in the limited numbers of 5 units worldwide. It becomes a marketing strategy for the limited edition car so consumers are increasingly attracted and scramble to have it. Besides having a body made entirely of carbon materials, for some sections will also be pinned with red as an accent on the side skirts, diffuser and rear wing, rear 'P1' badge and front splitter.
|Rear side view of McLaren P1 Carbon Series. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PFDipZ)|
However, until now McLaren has not yet determined for the five P1 Carbon models are given the same color or different, or there is likely to bring the same color as the previously introduced models.
McLaren did cut the number of production which initially amounted to 20 units to 5 units only. However, apparently for the price offered was the same as its initial offer of US. $200 thousand, equivalent to Rp.2,7 billion.
Armed with technical specifications that uses a twin turbo V8 engine has a capacity of 3.8 liters. These machines has also been used in other models such as the McLaren MP4-12C and the 12C Spyder. The engine power is maximized by a combination of the electric motors that can generate a power of 179 hp (132 kW) with a torque of 260 Nm (192 lb-ft).
So, the car with a carbon material can be recorded a maximum power up to 916 hp (674 kW) with a peak torque reaches 900 Nm (663 lb-ft), and could be run from zero to 100 km/h in less than three seconds and has a maximum speed of 350 km/h. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARSCOOPS]
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