McLaren is set to launch a special 'Track' version of its P1 hypercar.

Autocar understands the Woking firm has written to all 375 owners and prospective owners of the P1 road car asking for expressions of interest in an even more focused, track-only version of the P1, after several customers asked McLaren if it would consider making such a model.  

The project is now on the drawing board in the early stages at McLaren, with an production target set in the low double digits to make it viable.

Only P1 road car owners will be invited to purchase a P1 Track, as the model is known internally.

The model is set to have even more extreme bodywork to differentiate it from a 'standard' P1, alongside suspension upgrades that will see the P1 permanently 'locked' in its lowest setting, and more power and torque liberated from the petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain.

McLaren is likely to keep the P1 Tracks on behalf of the owners and arrange a series of track days and events throughout the year where the cars can run.

The scheme will therefore similar to the one employed by McLaren’s rival Ferrari and its XX models.

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