2016 McLaren P1 GTR
“One of One” custom ordered
Only 120 miles on odometer
Never raced or tracked
Special order Canepa Green and McLaren “Papaya” Orange paint
First McLaren P1 GTR brought into the United States
McLaren passenger seat installed with full harness
Custom ordered McLaren Heritage badge on front
Custom ordered Alcantara dash, instrument cluster and window recess
With over 900 horsepower, the McLaren P1 street car was no slouch and no one said that the car needed more power or performance. But sometimes it’s that cumulative silence that drives innovation and creates the need to be one step ahead of people’s expectations. McLaren took ahold of those reigns and then some with this: the 2016 McLaren P1 GTR. The most hardcore, race-oriented and limited-edition McLaren P1 ever created.
Bruce Canepa custom spec’d the entire car from its design phase, choosing materials, paints and options that no other P1 GTR owner had done. The Canepa Green paint was specially formulated at Canepa and the formula was sent to McLaren for the main bodywork. Bruce then chose specific parts on the car that would sport McLaren Heritage Orange, or “Papaya”, giving the Canepa P1 GTR an outstanding presence anywhere. Finishing off the car is the McLaren Heritage badge, originally seen on the iconic McLaren F1. Finishing off the car was the Alcantara dash and instrument cluster to greatly reduce glare while driving, and a McLaren P1 passenger seat with a full harness, allowing two people to enjoy the fury of the GTR at the same time.
The McLaren P1 GTR was released as a special track-only version of McLaren’s P1 street car, available and offered to only to McLaren P1 owners once the final of 375 street P1s were completed. The GTR was given revised engine mapping for a power boost, a larger wing that was capable of immense downforce, special aerodynamic improvements with other special touches that created a whole new package, creating this ultimate hardcore P1. The results are a staggering set of numbers: A combined output of 986 horsepower, 0-60 miles per hour in just 2.4 seconds and will reach a top speed of 225 miles an hour, all while being able to brake from 60 miles an hour to 0 in 85 feet while cornering at 1.54Gs.
With no road regulations to deal with, the engineers at McLaren were let loose to turn everything to 11 with every intent of maxing performance out of every possible system. The mid-mounted twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine paired with its high-performance electric motor generate a mind-boggling 986hp. With this performance an F1 ERS-style push-to-pass system has been designed for the GTR, allowing you to have sudden bursts of extra power to get past that nagging driver at your track day. The large fixed wing features a F1-derived Drag Reduction System for straight line speed, and the Papaya Orange wing mirrors have been repositioned to the A pillars to them closer to the eye of the driver and reduce aerodynamic drag all at once. Included inside every GTR is a permanent video recording system, able to monitor the driver’s actions while overlaying data upon export to review after their sessions.
The GTR benefits from other improvements that were unable to be included on the street car due to varying road conditions. The entire car has been lowered, but retains its front axle nose lift for loading and going over bumps you might encounter. 19-inch motorsport center locking wheels ensure quick and secure wheel changes with the onboard jacking system, borrowed from McLaren’s 650S GT3 racer. Below the massive wing sits a bespoke titanium and Inconel alloy exhaust system. Per McLaren, the exhaust maximizes the visceral sound from the 3.8-liter V8 engine while reducing backpressure to increase performance.
Now available for purchase worldwide, the ultimate version of the legendary McLaren P1, the McLaren P1 GTR.