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Bet you fellas didn't know your cars are all wheel drive. Yessiree. See the last paragraph below. Thank Goodness we have Autoweek around to keep us informed.:D:D

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McLaren P1 tests in Arctic, MP4 at drag strip

By: Jake Lingeman on 4/30/2013

McLaren has produced less than a handful of road cars in its 50-year existence, and they’ve all been hits. The company currently sells two cars for the street: the P1 and the MP-12C, and they both require the “super” moniker.

The McLaren P1 made its debut at the Paris Motor Show in September, and has been the subject of many analyses ever since. The successor to the F1 works with a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 with the addition of a Formula One-style kinetic energy recovery system or KERS. Total system output is a whopping 903 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. All this comes at a cost of $1.15 million.

The P1 was recently cold-weather testing in the Arctic Circle. The company saw fit to produce a short video of the test, perhaps as a treat to the 375 owners who will be taking delivery of their cars in a few months.

Slotted below the P1 is the McLaren MP4-12C. It was launched in 2011 and was the first application of the company’s 3.8-liter V8. The twin-turbocharged mill in the current MP4 makes 616 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. It costs about $230,000.

Dragtimes.com caught the all-wheel drive supercar at the track taking down some strong competition. Granted, most of them are propelled by two wheels, giving the Ferrari 458 and Corvette ZR1 slight disadvantages. Regardless, it’s fun to watch.
 

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It's probably due to how well the car hooks up, the writer must've assumed the car was all wheel drive. Hey it's a honest mistake or not, it just goes to show how well this car performs. Cheers.....??
 

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Bet you fellas didn't know your cars are all wheel drive. Yessiree. See the last paragraph below. Thank Goodness we have Autoweek around to keep us informed.:D:D

AUTOWEEK

McLaren P1 tests in Arctic, MP4 at drag strip

By: Jake Lingeman on 4/30/2013

McLaren has produced less than a handful of road cars in its 50-year existence, and they’ve all been hits. The company currently sells two cars for the street: the P1 and the MP-12C, and they both require the “super” moniker.

The McLaren P1 made its debut at the Paris Motor Show in September, and has been the subject of many analyses ever since. The successor to the F1 works with a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8 with the addition of a Formula One-style kinetic energy recovery system or KERS. Total system output is a whopping 903 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. All this comes at a cost of $1.15 million.

The P1 was recently cold-weather testing in the Arctic Circle. The company saw fit to produce a short video of the test, perhaps as a treat to the 375 owners who will be taking delivery of their cars in a few months.

Slotted below the P1 is the McLaren MP4-12C. It was launched in 2011 and was the first application of the company’s 3.8-liter V8. The twin-turbocharged mill in the current MP4 makes 616 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. It costs about $230,000.

Dragtimes.com caught the all-wheel drive supercar at the track taking down some strong competition. Granted, most of them are propelled by two wheels, giving the Ferrari 458 and Corvette ZR1 slight disadvantages. Regardless, it’s fun to watch.
I did know I read it this morning after I checked my car I called my dealer and complained he is going to send me the missing parts so I can add unneeded weight and slow it down thanks to autoweek I didn't get screwed. do I sound dumb enough to get a job as an auto week writer
 

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I guess that's what the "Winter" button is for... have never used it in Texas.... Now I'm afraid to try the "Launch" button in case they actually installed missles in the car. :rolleyes:
 
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