As good as being a Formula 1 universe champion and one of a best drivers of his generation, Jenson Button is also a petrolhead with an considerable automobile history.
Cars like a Bugatti Veyron, Honda NSX, Nissan GT-R, and Enzo Ferrari have all found their approach into a 2009 F1 champ’s garage in a past, as has a McLaren P1. Now Button’s P1 could turn your P1 for a small £1.6 million ($2.1M during stream sell rates), and it has usually 551 miles (887 kilometers) on a clock.
The automobile is finished in Grauschwartz Grey paint with Stealth Pack and MSO grey/black Alcantara interior. Other options embody Carbon Fibre Door Mirrors and Arms, Lightweight Forged Wheels, TPMS, Carbon Ceramic Brakes with yellow Calipers, Alcantara Dashboard/Door Inserts/Sunvisors, Cadmium Yellow Contrast Stitching, Meridian Sound System, Vehicle Tracking System, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, and a MSO “Track Mode 2” choice that was a bespoke bit of additional program that cost £20,000 ($26,100) and gave a P1 a ability to enter into a road-legal chronicle of “Race Mode.”
Posting on Instagram about a sale, Button said: “I’ve motionless to put my McLaren P1 adult for sale so that someone else can suffer her. It’s a tough preference though vital in America we don’t unequivocally get a possibility to expostulate this beauty,” he said. “I did give her a final blast adult to Silverstone for WEC final month though!”
Button changed to Los Angeles following his retirement from Grand Prix racing. Upon his pierce to LA, Button took smoothness of a McLaren 675LT specced likewise to his P1. Button wasn’t a usually F1 motorist to possess a P1 either. Former McLaren motorist Lewis Hamilton famously owns a blue model, while 1998 and 1999 F1 universe champion Mika Hakkinen also owns one
The McLaren P1 has a sum 903 horsepower from a twin-turbo V8 engine and electric engine hybrid drivetrain. 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) takes 2.8 seconds, creation it 0.4 seconds quicker to a benchmark than a mythological F1 highway car, nonetheless a tip speed was singular to 217 mph (350 kph), eventually creation it slower than a F1.
Following a phenomenon during a 2012 Paris Motor Show, a P1 was constructed for usually dual years. 375 units rolled off a prolongation line in Woking, creation it not usually one of a company’s many disdainful cars, though also creation it rarer than a allied Porsche 918 Spyder (918 built) and LaFerrari (a sum of 710 built – 499 coupes, and a 500th for a gift auction, and 210 Aperta open-top versions).
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