At a recent dealership presentation in Holland, a McLaren spokesman confirmed production of the first P1 hypercar has begun. The British company has not released any details and photos of the event to respect the privacy of the customer.

A total of 375 examples of the McLaren P1 will be built. Each will get a twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine coupled with an electric motor producing a combined output of 916 HP (674 kW) and 663 lb-ft (900 Nm) of torque.

It enables the hypercar to 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).

Pricing is reported to be above the £1 million mark.

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