McLaren’s rumored upcoming all-electric P1-based hypercar could be the first road-legal EV to be able to crack 320 km/g (200 mph), a company insider has suggested.

The zero-emissions track-focused street car will join the marque’s range-topping Ultimate Series line but will not directly replace the former flagship P1, the anonymous source told AutoExpress.

It will, in fact, slot under the just-recently-discontinued P1, and so should retail for somewhere under roughly £1 million ($1.85 million CDN).

“An electric McLaren would need to manage 30 minutes on track with a 30-minute break before heading back out again,” according to AE’s insider. It would also have to out-accelerate the company’s gas-engined 675LT, and will.

McLaren revealed its Track22 plan at the Geneva auto show in March—put simply, it outlines how the British hypercar manufacturer wants to make 50 percent of its lineup hybrid or electric by 2022.

(via AutoExpress)


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