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Mclaren P1 : By Those Who Created It (Hardcover) (Andrew Frankel)

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The definitive guide to the McLaren P1™,celebrating the launch of the McLaren P1™ GTRand detailing the high-tech aerodynamics andexquisite engineering McLaren has used todesign and produce this dream car. The McLaren name is synonymous with high-performancesupercars. The McLaren F1, launched in 1992, was considered thepinnacle of supercar production, and McLaren has now raisedthe bar yet again with the introduction of the groundbreakingMcLaren P1™. Testament to the car's engineering excellencederived from 50 years of motorsport success, production of theMcLaren P1™, limited to just 375 cars, was sold out in only threemonths, with each costing $1.15 Million. A track-only version,the McLaren P1™ GTR, was unveiled in 2014 and offered onlyto owners of the McLaren P1™. Ownership of the most extrememodel ever produced by McLaren includes membership of theexclusive McLaren P1™ GTR Driver Programme. In this fascinatingstory of innovation and achievement, Andrew Frankel takesreaders inside the McLaren Technology Centre to reveal howthe company designed a hybrid racing machine that achievedunheard of efficiency on both the road and track. Frankel, whohas been granted unprecedented access to the team behind thecar, brings to life each step of its development, from engineeringand testing to marketing, selling, and the customization oflimited editions by the McLaren Special Operations team.Lavishly illustrated and engagingly written, this book reveals theinside story of the greatest supercar ever built.
Number of Pages: 272.0
Genre: Transportation
Sub-Genre: Automotive / Pictorial
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Author: Andrew Frankel
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51225315
UPC: 9783791382494
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9881

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