McLaren P1: tested to extremes on ice

Date:20 June 2013 Tags:, , , , , ,

Later on this year, McLaren’s latest supercar, the P1, will be delivered to only 375 customers worldwide. But that hasn’t halted the McLaren P1 development program from carrying out extensive testing on its flagship to ensure that the P1 really is “the best driver’s car in the world on road and track” – or a frozen lake, for that matter.

As part of durability testing, the development team recently travelled with the McLaren P1 to the dramatic frozen landscapes of the Arctic Circle, in northern Sweden. Here, the car was put through its paces and tested to the extremes, in some of the most hostile and toughest conditions on the planet.

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PM’s Anthony Doman was lucky enough to visit McLaren’s technology and production centre in Woking, situated in the countryside south-east of the English capital. Read all about it in PM’s July 2013 issue – on sale 24 June.