McLaren Again Previews 2014 P1 Supercar, Shows Fancy Gauge Cluster [2013 Geneva Auto Show]
McLaren’s preview apparatus for the 2014 P1 supercar is in full swing—recently the company released a video of the low-slung F1 successor tearing up a track, and additional details about the car snuck out of a preview event held in New York. Now, McLaren has released a second video, this time showing off the P1′s racy digital gauge cluster while a soundtrack of the car’s wicked-sounding exhaust note rips in the background. The automaker also confirmed that the production-ready P1—the car that debuted in Paris last year was nearly production-spec, but not quite—will be unveiled at the 2013 Geneva auto show.
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Again, no new information comes to light as a result of this video, but the digital cabin readout is pretty sweet. There are clear similarities between the cluster’s layout and that of an F1 car’s steering wheel, and we dig the arc of lights that act as a shift indicator. Apparently that last feature is specific to the car’s Race Mode, which McLaren has yet to fully detail; we do know that it arms the P1 for all-out beastliness and also alters the pitch of the rear wing. Neat. McLaren says more information will be released closer to the P1′s big debut in Geneva, but until then, check out the company’s latest P1 video below: