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40 Ultra-Rare Supercars Are Heading to Auction This Weekend, From Ferrari to Porsche and More

40 Ultra-Rare Supercars Are Heading to Auction This Weekend, From Ferrari to Porsche and More

Supercar Sunday is back by popular demand.

Collecting Cars is holding another online auction dedicated to the world’s most treasured high-performance vehicles this Sunday, July 3. The first themed sale was held back in March and was a great success, according to Collecting Cars founder and CEO Edward Lovett. This time ‘round the lineup comprises no less than 40 collectible four-wheelers hailing from three different continents.

“We will again offer global bidding for some of the world’s rarest and most sought-after supercars from Australia, Denmark, the UAE, Kuwait, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom,” Lovett said in a statement.

2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Miura Homage. 

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With coveted exotics from the likes of Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Ligier, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, it’s difficult to pick a standout lot. There is, however, a quartet of rarified rides that piqued our interest.
Representing Lamborghini is a 2016 Aventador LP700-4 Miura Homage. This special edition was one of just 50 built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Miura. The coveted Raging Bull is one of only a few examples to be finished in Verde Scandal paint with silver accents. Under the hood, it’s powered by a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V-12 good for 700 hp. What’s more, it’s presented in “as-new” condition with just 240 miles on the dial.

2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia 16M. 

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Another highlight comes courtesy of the Prancing Horse. The 2009 Ferrari 430 Scuderia 16M in question was part of a limited production run of 499. Covered in the marque’s signature Rosso Corsa paint, the speed machine comes equipped with a powerful V-8, race-tuned suspension and carbon-ceramic brakes. The elegant black cabin, meanwhile, features carbon-fiber trim. Best of all, the car has covered just 1,056 miles from new.

2011 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS 4.0. 

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Of course, you can’t have a car auction without a Porsche 911. This isn’t just any 911, either. It’s a 997-generation GT3 RS from 2011, which is widely considered the ultimate incarnation of the model. This example is number 131 of only 600 built. It comes with a 4.0-liter flat-6 engine and less than 10,000 miles on the odometer.

2019 Ligier JS P4. 

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We’d be remiss not to mention the 2019 Ligier JS P4 on offer. The lightweight endurance racer, which looks like a real-life Batmobile, is built around a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and has full carbon bodywork. It’s equipped with a Ford V-6 mated to a 6-speed Quaife transmission with paddle shift and can produce around 330 hp. Originally specified as a demonstration vehicle at United Autosport, it has clocked up only 18 running hours.

Although the auction will open Sunday, bidding will run through to July 10. That should give you plenty of time to get your offers in.

Steve McQueen Raced This Rare 1965 Lola T70 at the Nürburgring. Now It’s up for Auction.

Steve McQueen Raced This Rare 1965 Lola T70 at the Nürburgring. Now It’s up for Auction.

You could argue that every genuine Lola T70 is considered rare and valuable. After all, the British marque only made around 100 such race cars throughout the ‘60s. There are, however, a few that stand head and shoulders above the rest.

A MK1 Spyder currently listed on Collecting Cars is just such an example. It is one of only a handful to pack a Ford V-8 under the hood. It also comes with impeccable racing pedigree and ties to Hollywood.

The Lola in question made its debut at Silverstone in ‘65, before it competed in multiple races under the ownership of David Good. Most notably, it was driven by Roy Pierpoint in the 1965 Brands Hatch Guards International Trophy. It was then taken to South Africa for the Sunset Series and raced in the 1965 Kyalami 9 Hours.

The elegant four-wheeler took a break from the track in early ‘66 and was used as a camera car for the filming of Steve McQueen’s unfinished Formula 1 movie Day of the Champion. The racer was reportedly driven by Sir Stirling Moss, Sir John Whitmore and McQueen himself at the Nürburgring. There’s even footage of the car in Alex Rodger’s recently released documentary Steve McQueen: The Lost Movie.

Under the hood lies a period-correct 4.7-liter V-8 built by Dick Savy. 

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After a brief brush with fame, the Lola was picked up by South African racer Doug Serrurier in 1967. Serrurier raced it extensively in his home country and nabbed multiple victories. After a long and successful race career, the car disappeared for many years and lost some of its parts. The current owner snapped it up 13 years ago and set about restoring it to MK1 specifications, with guidance and key components provided by Chris Fox of Fox Racing Developments.
Today, the rare antique ride is powered by a period-correct 4.7-liter V-8 built by Dick Savy, which has only been run for dynamometer tuning since being rebuilt. Based on a Ford 289, the mill is mated to a Hewland LG500 four-speed manual transmission that has only been run for approximately six hours.

In addition to a new body and chassis equipped in February, the car was recently painted and is in excellent condition. The interior was also fully revamped and shows next to no wear. Of course, you can still expect all the period-correct instruments and gauges.
With two days left on the sale, the T70 is sitting at $146,295 ($210,000 AUD) at the time of this writing. Best get those bids in.

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The Late Prince Philip’s Gorgeous Green Land Rover Defender Is Up for Auction

The Late Prince Philip’s Gorgeous Green Land Rover Defender Is Up for Auction

The late Prince Philip’s love for Land Rovers ran deep. His Royal Highness even designed a custom Defender 130 Gun Bus for his own funeral. Now, a Defender 110 County first driven by the Duke of Edinburgh is heading to auction.

The iconic British SUV, which is live on Collecting Cars until June 17, rolled off the line in 2010 before it was delivered to the palace for Prince Philip’s use. The four-wheeler then moved onto its current owner and has been with them for the past 11 years, according to the auction house.

Fresh from a recent service carried out in May, the meticulously maintained Defender sports just 15,451 miles on the dial. The boxy body, which is coated in Keswick Green paint, shows no damage save for a few small scuff marks and a minor chip on the front windscreen. It sits on a set of 16-inch Boost alloys shod in General Grabber TR tires.

The Defender is powered by a 2.4-liter turbocharged inline-four diesel engine good for 121 hp. 

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Moving inside, the original cloth-trimmed cabin is finished in elegant dark gray. As seat protectors have been fitted throughout the past decade, the interior remains in top-notch condition. Fit for a prince, you can also expect electric front windows, heated front seats, heated windscreens and A/C.
Under the hood, meanwhile, the 2.4-liter turbocharged inline-four diesel engine is good for 121 horses and 265 ft lbs of twist. Power is sent to all four wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission.
“This smart and well-maintained Defender is sure to take pride of place in any collection of iconic British vehicles, and needs nothing to be pressed into service as a reliable, versatile and thoroughly accomplished daily driver or off-road companion,” Collecting Cars writes on the listing.
The ride is presented with its owner’s book and relevant paperwork, along with a spare wheel, two keys and an audio adapter with DAB and Bluetooth. According to the auction house, there’s also correspondence on file from Jaguar Land Rover’s director of royal and diplomatic affairs proving its royal family provenance.
You could be in for a royally good bargain, too. With just three days left on the sale, the Defender has attracted three bids and is sitting at $24,200 (£20,000) at the time of this writing.
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A Drool-Worthy Collection of More Than 30 Air-Cooled Porsches Is Up for Auction This Weekend

A Drool-Worthy Collection of More Than 30 Air-Cooled Porsches Is Up for Auction This Weekend

Air-cooled Porsches are not the easiest to come by, but Collecting Cars has you covered.

The auction house’s forthcoming sale, which will take place from May 29 to June 5, will showcase some of Stuttgart’s finest rides. Fittingly titled Air-Cooled Sunday, the online-only auction comprises more than 30 air-cooled classics.
Porsche’s very first car, the 356, which was released in 1948, was the first to feature an air-cooled mill. Its successor, the 911, continued that tradition up until ‘98 when the marque made the decision to switch to water-based cooling. As a result, the models featuring those charming metal cooling fins are especially sought-after among collectors.

Under the hood of the 1968 Porsche 911 T. 

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This weekend’s sale is led by a 911 T from the late ‘60s. The rare, numbers-matching example has been meticulously restored and is presented in eye-catching Bahama Yellow over black leather. It’s powered by a 2.0-liter flat-six that sends 110 hp to the rear wheels via a five-speed manual transmission. As a 1968 model, it represents one of the last short-wheelbase 911s.

1994 Porsche 911 (993) Carrera Cup. 

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Another highlight is one of only 30 racing examples of the 911 (993) Carrera Cup. The ‘94 ride was driven by former F1 racer Alex Caffi in the International Porsche Supercup and now bears his signature on its hood. The last “wingless” racing Porsche, it’s equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.8-liter flat-six mated to a six-speed manual transmission. It also has less than 13,000 miles on the dial.

1994 Porsche 911 (993) GT 2 Evocation. 

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Also hailing from ‘94 is a 911 Turbo (993) that has been fitted with a full GT2-style body kit to mirror the famed homologation special. Under the hood lies a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter flat-six, which sends 407 horses to all four wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. The crimson beauty features a gray leather interior, Recaro bucket seats with four-point racing harnesses and 18-inch alloys shod in Michelin tires.

1989 Porsche 911 Paul Stevens Clubsport. 

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Another standout, representing the ’80s, is a custom restomod by Paul Stephens. One of only two 3.6-liter Clubsport Series II cars produced to date, it was ordered in 1989 in special “Touring” specification. Fitted with a 3.6-liter flat-six engine good for 324 hp and a five-speed “G50” manual transmission, the all-white speed machine is capable of sprinting from zero to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds on its way to a top speed of 175mph.

Of course, this is just a taste of what’s on offer. You can peruse the full catalog here. Oh, and expect to shell out if you want one of these Porsches; rarities like this air-cooled 993 GT2 have previously hammered for close to a mil.

From a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR to a 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren: 42 Coveted Supercars Are up for Auction This Week

From a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR to a 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren: 42 Coveted Supercars Are up for Auction This Week

If you’ve been thinking about adding a supercar to your collection, CollectingCars.com has 42 reasons for you to check out its newest auction.

The online automotive auction platform is offering a carefully curated selection of, yes, 42 coveted performance cars from the past few decades through Sunday. Whether you’re partial to high-powered exotics from the Italy, Germany or even the US, the “Supercar Sunday” auction should have a vehicle to suit just about every kind of collector.

The first roster of vehicles on auction will be catnip for auto enthusiasts. There are Lamborghinis from the 1990s, a bunch of Porsche 911s and even a barely touched Chevrolet C8 Corvette with the Z51 Performance Package. Among the standout lots is a stunning 1992 Ferrari 512 TR owned by Top Gear’s Chris Harris that’s finished in the marque’s trademark Rosso Corsa over a Crema interior. Meanwhile, a rare 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren that has butterfly doors and a 5.4-liter V-8 with less than 1,200 miles on it would be a worthy addition to any garage. There’s also a road-legal replica of Koenig Specials’s iconic IMSA GT Prototype Porsche 962 that you can use on your track day then drive home afterwards.

2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 

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If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, a 1974 Ferrari GT4 Berlinetta Boxer will also be on offer. The nearly 50-year-old red rocket still has its number matching 4.4-litre DOHC flat-12 engine and is one of only 299 examples left-hand-drive examples produced.
“Supercar Sunday is a new initiative that highlights the breadth and depth of our expertise around the globe.” founder and CEO Edward Lovett said in a statement. “Our first online event sees remarkable cars on offer from the UK, continental Europe, Australia, Malaysia, and the USA.”

Koenig C 62 race car 

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You have from now until Sunday, March 20, to bid on any of the lots. Vehicles are only posted on CollectingCars.com for seven days, so we’re still in the early stages of bidding, but its already clear there will be some fierce competition for the cars, especially the SLR McLaren and the GT4 BB.
Luckily, you still have a few days to come up with your bidding strategy. Vaya con velocidad.
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2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette with Z51 Performance Package 

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2016 Porsche 911 R 

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1997 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster 

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2007 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 

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1974 Ferrari GT4 Berlinetta Boxer 

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12 Rare Renaults Are Heading to Auction This Week

12 Rare Renaults Are Heading to Auction This Week

The crème de la crème of Renault cars is up for grabs this week.

A collection comprising 12 of the French marque’s finest models has just been listed for auction without reserve on Collecting Cars. The online sale, which is due to wrap up Sunday, March 13, will be open to global bidders and features an array of modern classics from Renault’s 123-year history.

The auction house says each car in the heritage fleet has been fastidiously maintained, with typically only one or two previous owners. All are offered in “ready to drive” condition and come with very few miles on the dial.

1977 Renault Alpine A110 1600SX. 

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A clear standout is the 1977 Alpine A110 1600SX, which was the final version of the beloved French “Berlinette” sports car. This particular model, which was previously part of a Spanish rally champion’s collection, was upgraded with Weber 45 DCOE carburetors that allow it to produce 150 hp from the inline-four. The Alpine Blue beauty was also treated to a full paint restoration in 2016 and is presented in pristine condition. Bids are sitting at $59,249 at the time of this writing.

1985 Renault R5 GTL Supercinq. 

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Another highlight is a mint-condition 1985 R5 GTL Supercinq, purchased by Renault UK directly from its first and only private owner, which has covered only 21,717 miles from new and has some 27 services on record.

2005 Renault Clio V-6 Phase 2. 

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Also on offer is a 2005 Clio V6 Phase 2 that was actually a former Renault press car. One of just 18 UK examples to be finished in Liquid Yellow paint, it has just 15,000 miles on the odometer. As such, bidding is expected to be extremely competitive. In fact, a comparable Acid Yellow model recently sold for a record $118,026 on Collecting Cars.
In addition, the collection includes three generations of the Clio in RT, Grande and Dynamique guises, along with a 1997 Sport Spider, which was the very first car to wear the Renault Sport badge.
You can peruse the full collection here. Happy bidding.
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1997 Renault Sport Spider. 

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2005 Renault Clio 182 Trophy. 

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2008 Renault Sport Megane. 

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2015 Renault Sport Megane. 

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A Rare McLaren Hybrid Hypercar With Just 128 Miles on It Is Up for Auction

A Rare McLaren Hybrid Hypercar With Just 128 Miles on It Is Up for Auction

Just because a car is built for the track doesn’t mean it’s not deserving of a spot in your garage. Case in point: this McLaren P1 GTR, which has just been listed for auction.

One of only 58 built, the svelte four-wheeler was designed in honor of the marque’s incredible victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in 1995. First unveiled in 2013, the P1 was the world’s first hybrid hypercar and remains a stellar example of McLaren’s racing prowess.

Designed by Frank Stephenson, the P1 is lighter and more powerful than its road-ready twin. It features a sleek, aerodynamic body with a drag-reducing rear wing and “push to pass” energy recovery system. Tipping the scales at a remarkable 3,280 lbs., the car has a remarkable power-to-weight ratio that allows it to reach blistering speeds. It’s also equipped with a special race-prepared suspension, 19-inch center-lock alloy wheels and flashy carbon-fiber accents.

The P1 sports MSO red chrome livery. 

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Under the hood lies a twin-turbocharged 3.8 liter V-8 and an electric motor that together produce a hardcore 986 hp. The P1 is capable of soaring from zero to 60 mph in less than 2.8 seconds on its way to a top speed of 217 mph.
This particular model is finished in carbon black and sports a bespoke MSO red chrome livery designed by Stephenson. It is presented in pristine condition with just 128 miles on the dial. In fact, the auctioneers at Collecting Cars say it’s never been driven on the track.
Inside, meanwhile, the Alcantra-clad interior comes fitted with a bucket seat, racing harness, carbon-fiber steering wheel and a digital dashboard. There’s also an emergency kill switch, high-tech cameras and a fire suppression system because, hey, who knows what antics you’ll get up to on the track.

The hypercar can reach 217 mph at full tilt. 

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Best of all, there are specialists, such as Lanzante, which can convert your P1 to ensure it’s street legal.
With around seven days left on the auction, the McLaren is sitting at $40,350 at the time of this writing. That means you could get it for a bargain, too, considering the hybrid was around $1.15 million new.
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A Pristine Platinum Porsche 918 Spyder With Just 966 Miles Is Up for Auction

A Pristine Platinum Porsche 918 Spyder With Just 966 Miles Is Up for Auction

Collectors who missed out on a Porsche 918 Spyder during its brief, two-year production run now have a chance to catch the sought-after supercar on the second-hand market.

A pristine 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder with just 966 miles on the ticker is currently up for auction on CollectingCars.com until Thursday, December 23. The plug-in hybrid beast has already attracted a ton of attention, too, with bids climbing from roughly $7,700 to more than $772,000 in just four days. That’s almost in line with the model’s original base price of $845,000.

Fervor is to be expected, of course. From the get-go, the 918 Spyder has been a clear outlier. Upon its debut in 2015, the lightning-quick convertible became the marque’s highest-performing production car and its most expensive. It was also fittingly crowned Robb Report‘s Car of the Year shortly after its release in 2015.

The 918 Spyder can reach 214 mph at full tilt. 

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Comprising a race-derived 4.6-liter naturally aspirated V-8 and electric motors on each axle, the powertrain can reportedly churn out 887 hp and 944 ft lbs of torque through a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. This gives the drop-top the ability to soar from zero to 62 mph in just 2.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 214 mph, according to Porsche.
On top of that, the car has five driving modes. E-Drive, for example, exclusively employs the electric motors to give an estimated zero-emissions range of around 18 miles. On a full tank of fuel and two charged batteries, however, the hybrid can cover up to 420 miles.

The black leather interior features Acid Green accents. 

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Porsche rolled out just 918 Spyders between 2013 and 2015, rendering this particular mint-condition model especially rare. Presented with gleaming platinum silver paintwork, the car sports a black leather interior that’s contrasted by bright green accents. As standard, the four-wheeler also comes complete with two roof panels featuring a special storage compartment, as well as lightweight LED headlights and Porsche’s high-tech communication system.
Interestingly, not all Spyders on the auction platform have performed quite so well. Earlier this year, a gray 2015 example equipped with the desirable Weissach Package failed to sell. Here’s hoping history doesn’t repeat itself.
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Car of the Week: This 2019 McLaren Senna Is Being Auctioned With 934 Miles on It

Car of the Week: This 2019 McLaren Senna Is Being Auctioned With 934 Miles on It

Britain’s McLaren Automotive is a newcomer compared to long-established marques from Europe. Yet despite its relative infancy, the automaker has introduced models like the F1, P1 and Senna, that have already achieved classic status and are among the most desired collectibles of any contemporary supercars.

Driving this point home is the fact that, despite having featured a McLaren P1—a road-going, hybrid-electric masterpiece—as a recent Car of the Week online, we now feel compelled to shine the spotlight on another from the same high-performance family. In this case, it’s a 2019 McLaren Senna that’s currently offered through online auction platform CollectingCars.com until December 10.

The 2019 McLaren Senna currently offered through CollectingCars.com. 

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Although it may appear that the auctioneers are flush with McLarens, the reality is that only 500 examples make up the Senna’s production run. While road legal, the model is really a track-focused beast that’s more at home at speed on the circuit than anywhere else, which is no surprise since it’s named after the late Formula 1 champion Ayrton Senna, whose speed and skill earned him the nickname “King of the pole position.”

The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 delivers 789 hp and 590 ft lbs of torque to the rear wheels. 

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The car’s mass alone, a featherweight 2,641 pounds, announces its designers’ intention that this vehicle is made solely for handling and speed. The latter tops out at 211 mph, and the car gets from zero to 62 mph in about 2.8 seconds. The Senna relies on internally combusted dinosaur juice to provide motive force with a 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 that develops 789 hp and 590 ft lbs of torque, delivered only to the rear wheels via a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The 2,641-pound supercar tops out at 211 mph. 

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The example offered is number 376 of 500, and its odometer records just 934 miles from new. Importantly, it’s a one-owner, US-spec car that, according to the seller, is absolutely original, unmodified and free of accidents. Despite the minimalist design brief, which concentrates on maximum aerodynamic efficiency and weight reduction, this Senna features some exquisite touches that make it even more special. For example, its color is Vega Blue Elite embellished by gloss carbon-fiber components. And Gorilla Glass is integrated with the doors, while ultra-lightweight nine-spoke wheels house ceramic discs and red brake calipers.

The interior features carbon-fiber seats in black Alcantara, and a seven-speaker Bowers & Wilkins audio system. 

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The interior continues the MSO (McLaren Special Operations) factory-custom theme, with carbon-fiber touring seats—in black Alcantara—complemented by red seatbelts and stitching. Perhaps in deference to the onboard McLaren Track Telemetry system, the factory-engraved throttle pedal reads Know Thyself, while the name Inception is engraved on the number plaque on the driver’s side door sill. And while it’s inconceivable that anyone would (or even could) wish to mask the glorious sound of the Senna’s ripping V-8 engine, a seven-speaker Bowers & Wilkins audio system adds non-mechanical music to the driving experience when the urge strikes.

Car of the Week: This 2015 McLaren P1 Is Poised to Sell With Only 433 Miles on It

Car of the Week: This 2015 McLaren P1 Is Poised to Sell With Only 433 Miles on It

Through November 10, online automotive auction house CollectingCars.com is offering a 2015 McLaren P1, the plug-in hybrid hypercar that launched the British marque into the then-furthest reaches of the performance firmament. Debuting at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the P1 was a pivotal statement, the spiritual successor to McLaren’s F1 (produced from 1992 through 1998) as McLaren jumped into the electrified fray with the likes of Ferrari’s LaFerrari and Porsche’s 918 Spyder.

With a top speed of 217 mph and a zero-to-62 mph time of 2.8 seconds (reaching 124 mph in 6.8 seconds), the P1 met every performance standard of the day in terms of numbers, but there was so much more to the model than speed. This car gave a glimpse of McLaren’s direction, a stepping-stone that paved the way for an electric future. But in the here and now, there’s plenty to love, and for number-crunching types, a combined output of 903 hp and 664 ft lbs of torque are a healthy start to any driving day.

The 2015 McLaren P1 being offered through CollectingCars.com. 

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The power train combines a rear-mid-mounted, twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 engine making 727 hp and 531 ft lbs of torque, with an electric motor—mounted directly onto the engine—making up the extra. The range in electric-only mode is about 19 miles, ideal for early morning departures so as not to wake a quiet neighborhood. The whole ensemble drives the rear wheels via a seven-speed, paddle-shift Graziano dual-clutch transmission.
Matching the McLaren P1’s state-of-the-art power-train configuration is its construction, designed and built with a level of precision worthy of a Formula 1 car. Central to McLaren’s approach to minimizing weight while enhancing strength and safety is carbon fiber, which comprises the monocoque chassis that weighs a mere 199 pounds. The carbon-fiber body further lightens the load, and the material’s presence is everywhere.

The P1, shown here in Elite Fire Black, tips the scales at 3,076 pounds. 

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The interior is strictly business, eschewing carpet in deference to bare carbon for even greater weight reduction. Here, carbon fiber functions not just structurally, but as an aesthetic element as well. Carbon-fiber racing seats are trimmed in carbon-black leather, with Alcantara surfaces complemented by red stitching. Altogether, the assiduous weight-saving regimen has the P1 tipping the scales at 3,076 pounds.

McLaren’s P1 is a road-going masterpiece largely derived from Formula 1 expertise, applying aerodynamic advances from motorsport in service of speed and stability. Its hybrid-electric underpinnings offer additional performance, including an Instant Power Assist System (IPAS) that provides the electric motor with extra kick for even quicker acceleration. The Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) stores energy through braking for later use in acceleration. And the Drag Reduction System (DRS) controls rear wing deployment, adjusting it for increased top speed in a straight line.

The McLaren P1 has a zero-to-62 mph time of 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 217 mph. 

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The example on offer (shown here) is from the final year of production, and is painted in Elite Fire Black, with red badges and brake calipers that provide a spark of visual contrast. In addition, the roof snorkel, bumpers, side panels, ducts, door mirrors, rear clam insert and rear wing are finished in gloss carbon fiber as a reminder that this mechanical marvel is as much a piece of art as it is technology.

Learn more about Robb Report’s 2022 Car of the Year events taking place in Napa Valley here and in Boca Raton here.

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