Updated: January 24, 2013 9:50 AM | By Richard Aucock
Spy shots of the new McLaren P1

How powerful will the McLaren P1 be?

How powerful will the McLaren P1 be? (© McLaren)
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McLaren has already stated it will deliver a power to weight ratio of more than 600 hp per tonne. Remember too, this is a significantly more advanced car even than the 12C, which weighs around 1,350 kg. Despite the use of carbon fibre panels – which also have aerodynamic properties too – we can’t see the P1 being significantly lighter than that car. Which all points to an expected power output of well over 800 hp…

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