2012 McLaren X-1 Concept is more than just a concept that might suggest rolling elements ‘P12′ F1 future successor, which is a bespoke supercar is fully functional and are made by the MSO for clients with very specific tastes. Special Operations Department McLaren Automotive McLaren X-1 presented at the meeting Quail. The concept of X-1 is one of the highlights at the Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey this year, the United States. Has been made on commission for customers McLaren. The client has had a McLaren F1, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and the McLaren MP4-12C. It took three years of hard work.
McLaren X-1 Concept features a carbon MonoCell bodywork is unique. Design brief for the car’s’ timeless elegance and classic. McLaren X-1 is an example of the most ambitious yet MSO expertise. Have a new body made of advanced materials. Bespoke Everything, even down to the lights and wheels, which require new testing and homologation means the car took two and a half years to build, a process that began before the style was signed. McLaren X-1 Concept possess long 4658mm length – 109mm longer than a 12C. 2097mm wide (with mirrors) – an increase of 188 mm. Although the revised roofline, the height remained the same, at 1199mm. Heavy curbs are almost identical (about 1400kg), a lightweight carbon body panels to compensate for a greater length and width. Light, as with all projects McLaren, is a priority.
McLaren Concept X-1 has a machine like the McLaren MP4-12C which means the X-1 features 3.8 liter V8 bi-turbo aluminum with variable valve timing and 600hp. Maximum torque is 600Nm between 3,000 and 7,000 rpm. In a MP4-12C mean run times between 0 to 100 km / h is possible in just 3.3 seconds, 200 km / h only takes 9.1 seconds from zero. Top speed for the MP4-12C is 330 km / h. By 2012 McLaren’s engine-1 X Concept has its own development program as the most important, this is not a fragile concept car that will never see the asphalt. It was to be a car that can be used to travel with super speed.
Equipped with a full CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) testing schedule ensures high-speed aerodynamic stability, and the car also completed approximately 625 miles of testing, including two in intensive testing duties Idiada circuit in Spain with the head of McLaren test driver, Chris Goodwin. After testing, the entire car rebuilt meticulously, by hand to concours standard.
In the X-1 Concept McLaren, MP4-12C interior is maintained. This car gets a bespoke Harissa McLaren Red Nappa leather for the door, seats and roof trim. Switchgear is built from nickel-plated machine, aluminum bezel. Carbon interior trim and features a titanium weave carpets Special Andesiter. While the basic architecture of the interior has not changed, including personalized bespoke McLaren Harissa Red Nappa leather is used for the seats, door and roof trim and switchgear to machine nickel-plated, aluminum bezel. Carbon interior trim has a titanium weave, to give a 3D effect as magical. Andesite special tufted carpet covers the floor.
All changes in the X-1 Concept McLaren McLaren ensure homologation special X-1 is required for road use. The car has been fully engineered for use and street legal. X-1 shares the same mechanical components as the primary 12C, including the 625PS twin-turbo engines, delivering an amazing acceleration and top speed.