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903-Horsepower, Hybrid V8 McLaren PI to Debut at Geneva Motor Show

Posted: Feb. 20th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

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A new supercar, the McLaren P1, will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in early March. The high-performance hybrid is highly aerodynamic and with a lot of digital readouts, according to Fox News.

The electric engine runs six miles on its own, and then the V8 automatically kicks in and takes over.

Some of the upgrades to the P1’s engine include optimized cooling and durability under the higher loads; the V-8 by itself is rated at 727 horsepower and 530 pound-feet of torque, which is 111 horsepower and 88 pound-feet of torque more than the figures for the 12C’s engine, respectively.

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