Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

  • Welcome to Forever Pontiac

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, full of great ideas for Pontiac performance, maintenance, or for peer-to-peer assistance from Professional and DIY mechanics. Also, compete in our Pontiac monthly competitions. Please register if you'd like to take part.

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Ringo64

RSS Video: McLaren P1 prototype still sliding hard after 40,000 miles

Recommended Posts

Filed under: Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Videos, Middle East, McLaren

harris-p1.jpg

Even if you're the manufacturer responsible for producing them, you don't just hand the keys over to a seven-figure supercar to just anyone. You hand-pick just the right man for the job. But even then, you still don't want to give him a brand-new car. Which could be why when McLaren invited Chris Harris and his crew from Drive down to Abu Dhabi to capture the new P1, they put him in XP7 - a pre-production prototype that's undergone 40,000 hard miles of testing in extreme climates around the world.

Not that its well-worn nature would keep Monkey from enjoying himself, and from that shining through on film. So after a brief chat with chief test driver Chris Goodwin and a cruise around town to measure its manners, it was straight onto the Yas Marina circuit to wring its neck.

So what did Harris think of the McLaren P1? "I haven't driven a car like this before. I really haven't. Because there isn't another car like this. It's a different league even to a [Porsche] 918." Then he turns the traction control off. See what happens next in the video below. It's nearly a half hour long, but it's worth every second.

Continue reading McLaren P1 prototype still sliding hard after 40,000 miles

McLaren P1 prototype still sliding hard after 40,000 miles originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments
autoblog?i=3Wuy89m6An8:M8iLxjdbsp4:wF9xT autoblog?i=3Wuy89m6An8:M8iLxjdbsp4:V_sGL
3Wuy89m6An8

/>http://feeds.autoblog.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~3/3Wuy89m6An8/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!


Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.