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McLaren's P1 supercar turns out to be a plug-in hybrid
McLaren's P1 supercar turns out to be a plug-in hybrid

Ed Begley's Prius this isn't. After months of speculation, McLaren officially announced the powertrain for its forthcoming P1 supercar. It's a plug-in hybrid. The car, which will officially debut in production form at the Geneva Motor Show, will have a total of 903 horsepower and 663 pound-feet of torque, the company said Wednesday. Photos: McLaren's P1 plug-in hybrid supercar That incredible output comes from two sources. The first is a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 engine that makes 727 horsepower. It's similar to the one in McLaren's MP4 12C exotic, but McLaren said the version in the P1 has been upgraded for better cooling and durability. Mounted...

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