McLaren P1 heads to the Arctic Circle for a final round of testing [video]

With deliveries scheduled to occur later this year, McLaren is wrapping up the development of the P1 supercar.

To highlight the lengths the company has gone to, McLaren has released a new video that shows the car cold weather testing in the Arctic Circle. McLaren also confirmed it is just one of several prototypes that are being tested, across the globe, to ensure everything is perfect before the model is launched.

As we have previously reported, the McLaren P1 features a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine and an electronic motor that develops 179 HP (132 kW) and 192 lb-ft (260 Nm). This setup enables the car to have a combined maximum output of 916 HP (674 kW) and 663 lb-ft (900 Nm) of torque, which enables it to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than three seconds and hit an electronically-limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph).

Production will be limited to 375 units and pricing starts at £866,000 ($1,340,740 / €1,025,545).

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