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McLaren P1 XP2R – Spotted Lapping the Nürburgring

McLaren P1 XP2R

McLaren Automotive seem to have fetched something rather special to the Nürburgring as it was doing some very fast laps of Nordschleife industry pool

Rumour has it this is a more powerful version of its recently revealed P1 which is possibly just that a rumour.
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McLaren P1 officially revealed

McLaren P1 Official Photos Yellow

McLaren Automotive has released the final numbers, images and information relating to its phenomenal McLaren P1™ ahead of a global reveal in just a few days at the 83rd International Geneva Motor Show.

The race-inspired Instant Power Assist System (IPAS) gives the McLaren P1™ astonishing performance. Zero to 100km/h will take less than 3 seconds, zero to 200 km/h under 7 seconds, and zero to 300 km/h will be achieved in no more than 17 seconds. Putting that into perspective, that’s 5 seconds faster than the legendary McLaren F1 road car. Top speed is electronically limited to 350 km/h.
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Caterham reveals the SP/300.R

The British car industry is going through a bit of a rebirth ATM with the likes of Mclaren MP4-12c and future models in development.

Now the Caterham partnered with Lola have developed the SP/300.R which is powered by a 2.0l ford Duratec Engine with an output of 300bhp.

It is connected to a servo actuated semi automatic box which will propel the car from 0-60 in approximately 2.5 seconds.

And will carry on to a vmax of round 170mph

Aimed towards the Trackday enthusiast and expected to gain its own race series starting in 2012.

In built data acquisition and the impressive engineering will ensure the respectable costs of running this car.

Production will be limited to 25 units a year and prices start at £60,000.