McLaren P1's stunning acceleration figures

20:00, Feb 26 2013
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The McLaren P1.
McLaren P1
The new P1 from McLaren.
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The McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
A peek inside the McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
A peek inside the McLaren P1.
McLaren P1.
A peek inside the McLaren P1.
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The McLaren P1's steering wheel with the DRS (drag reduction system) and IPAS (instant power assist system) buttons.
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The McLaren P1 during track testing.
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The McLaren P1's 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine.
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A cutaway look into how the McLaren P1's hybrid system will fit into the supercar.
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The McLaren P1 during track testing.
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McLaren P1.
McLaren P1
McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1.
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McLaren P1 production line.
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A finished McLaren P1 outside the company's headquarters in Woking, England.
McLaren P1
A finished McLaren P1 outside the company's headquarters in Woking, England.

McLaren has finally revealed the eyewatering performance figures for its new supercar along with new photos ahead of its official unveiling at the Geneva motor show next week.

McLaren claims the rear-wheel-drive P1 hybrid supercar will blast 0-100 kmh in "less than three seconds" while 0-200 kmh is "under seven seconds" and 0-300 kmh "will be achieved in no more than 17 seconds" which is 11 seconds faster than the company's legendary F1.

Although the P1's top speed will be electronically limited to 350 kmh, the acceleration figures put it among the fastest road cars around.

Only 375 P1's are to be built and they will cost £866,000 (NZ$1.58 million) on the road with a specification that fully equips it for both road and track use.

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