[YesAuto Racing Exposure] A few months ago, we saw the official renderings and spy photos of McLaren’s new racing car P1 GTR, and now McLaren has released its real test photos again. It has been confirmed that this monster will have a maximum power of 1000 horsepower.
The P1 GTR racing car in the picture is undergoing a dynamic driving ability test on the track. The power uses a 3.8L V8 twin-turbocharged engine and a hybrid system from a production car. The vehicle has upgraded its aerodynamics and cooling system, and successfully carried out extreme tests on the hot Bahrain circuit. The car is equipped with a DRS variable-angle rear spoiler on the same principle as F1.
The MonoCage carbon fiber cockpit, which weighs only 90kg, is directly transplanted from the production version of the P1. Compared with the production version of the P1, the interior layout is more focused on the driving part, and further lightweight improvements have been made. The steering wheel design draws on the design of McLaren’s 2008 F1 champion MP4-23. You can set many driving details without leaving the steering wheel with your hands. McLaren also optimized the steering wheel operation when wearing racing gloves. Feel. The DTM-style racing seat and six-point seat belt provide maximum protection for the driver and support the HANS head and neck protection system.
According to McLaren's plan, this P1 GTR car is expected to be unveiled in top events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans soon, and there will be an extra player on the field.