McLaren P1 XP2R Hints at New Special Edition

Spy Shots

Is McLaren already preparing a beefed-up variant of the P1?

Having put the P1 hypercar firmly in everyone’s thoughts after a scintillating display at the Goodwood FoS, McLaren looks to be preparing a special edition model of its 903-horsepower flagship. Spied at the Nurburgring with the British carmaker’s chief test driver Chris Goodwin at the helm, the P1 was caught wearing a sticker reading “XP2R prototype vehicle.” The “XP” nomenclature is McLaren’s internal code for experimental prototype, and the “2” perhaps signifies this is the second such vehicle.

However, the “R” remains a mystery. Visually, there don’t appear to be any differences from the regular P1 but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any. We could be looking at a new limited edition with more power, say in the region of 1,000 horses, or this could be a racing-spec variant developed by the guys at McLaren GT. We just hope it’s not simply one of the final prototypes of the P1. Only time will tell.

You Might Also Like
7 Must-See Drag Races That You Need To Watch
7 Must-See Drag Races That You Need To Watch
Family Cars With The Biggest Trunks
Family Cars With The Biggest Trunks
Fake Lamborghini Murcielago SV Reverse-Engineered By Iran

The Chinese couldn’t have done it better.

Hennessey Trackhawk Is World's Quickest SUV

That's what a thousand horsepower will do for ya.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2019 BMW X5

After driving the car for the first time, here are our key takeaways.

Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Kim Jong-un Gets Classy With New Ride

So much for sanctions.

Drifting A 1,000-HP Corvette On Mountain Roads Takes Some Serious Skill

Thought drifting the entire Nurburgring was challenging? Try it in a 1,000-hp Corvette on a mountain road with no safety rails.

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Truck Makes More Power Than Anything You’ve Got

This crazy beast is even more powerful than the Ford GT.

Ford Imagines A Future With No Traffic Lights

Stopping at junctions could be a thing of the past in the future.

One-Off Ferrari 330GT Speciale Is A 50-Year-Old Dream Come True

This stunning coachbuilding project is a tribute to legendary Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.

What's Hot

Related Cars

Starting MSRP
$1,350,000

Related Reviews