MCLAREN REVEALS P1 INTERIOR
New shots from McLaren reveal the look of the P1's insides
Other measures that have been taken in that regard include the seats, which are encased in super-thin carbon fibre shells and which weight just 10.5kg each. They also feature backrests which are fixed, but give the option of reclining by a further four degrees to allow for more helmet room when out on a track.
race-bred ethos. That said, despite all the talk of automotive dieting, this won’t be a stripped-out track special; climate control, sat nav and a Meridian sound system will all feature.
And for fans of pure technical geekery, how does this strike you? McLaren has come up with what it describes as a steering wheel diameter ‘as technically precise as a McLaren racing driver’s wheel’. They’ve done this by modelling past McLaren world champions’ grips on a CAD system, and scanning them to produce an exact replica, coming up with the optimum wheel. Gosh.