Watch McLaren Test Its New Fully-Electric P1

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Every one of McLaren’s vehicles undergo thorough testing.

The British automaker has shared a new video, showing its fully-electric McLaren P1 going through the same testing you would expect for a supercar: running flat out at a race track. The model is completely open-top and has a central driving position, just like the iconic McLaren F1. It also retains McLaren’s signature dihedral doors and has a three-speed transmission with a reverse gear.

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It’s one of McLaren’s fastest-accelerating models ever too, reaching its top speed from a standstill in just two seconds. Can’t wait to see just how insane the fully-electric McLaren P1 is? Watch the video above.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Noe Japan Noe Japan on Nov 23, 2016

    is that a baby stig put into training by Amazon and for the Grand Tour show ? As they, Grand Tour, Love the play on abbreviations .... i.e. GT ( Grand Tour) vs their old shop TG (Top Gear) We could assume that the baby stig could be called : Gits Those crafty old ex-top gear git's indeed. LoL