McLaren’s piece-by-piece introduction of the 2014 P1 supercar continues, and the latest morsels of info to be released are the car’s impressive performance estimates. Previously, the British sports-car maker revealed the P1′s staggering output figures and details of its hybrid powertrain, so naturally the next stuff to come out should be what those output figures translate to in terms of straight-line speed.
Turns out, McLaren thinks the 903-hp P1 can warp its occupants’ faces to the tune of a sub-three-second 0–62-mph time. According to the brand, the P1′s acceleration hardly will taper off after 62 mph—124 mph apparently arrives in “under seven seconds” and 186 mph is attained in “no more than 17 seconds.” The supercar has an electronically limited 218-mph top speed. All of this speed and acceleration is handled by bespoke Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires designed specifically for the P1.
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Besides teasing us with the P1′s sure to be insane dynamic capabilities, McLaren also revealed how much it plans to charge U.S. customers for the pleasure of owning its newest and best creation. Deep-pocketed buyers will need to shell out $1.15 million, but they had better hurry—McLaren also revealed it will build just 375 P1s for global consumption. Look for final details on the P1 to trickle out before or at the 2013 Geneva auto show.