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McLaren P1 filmed in Beverly Hills [video]

Airlifted to SLS hotel

A YouTube user was able to record footage with a McLaren P1 in Beverly Hills.

The video was recorded just before McLaren presented the P1 to a select number of potential customers and journalists at the SLS hotel in Beverly Hills last week. The car is the same production-ready model we have seen before, wearing a dark tint on the windows to hide the interior cabin which will be revealed in March at Geneva.

The car is set to use the same 3.8-liter V8 engine as the MP4-12C but tweaked to generate around 800 hp (596 kW). It will boast an F1-inspired KERS which will add more horsepower for a limited amount of time. Set to tackle the Ferrari F150, the P1 is aiming to be the quickest car on the Nürburgring.

It will be limited to just 500 cars and will go on sale later on this year at a starting price of about 1.2M USD, whereas the Porsche 918 Spyder begins at 845,000 USD.

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 ertahaz_hossain ertahaz_hossain
Daymmm!! That thing looks soo mean!
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January 22, 2013 12:50 pm
 joelynn joelynn
new trend from british supercar makers- airlifting cars to hotels... first aston-martin now mclaren.... next Lotus airlifted onto roof of Travelodge (Budget Hotel) in Slough
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January 22, 2013 10:13 am