The 2018 McLaren P14 is the heritor of the 650S of McLaren, which has been in the market for two years only. The new model P14 will be subordinate to P1. However, it is expected that the new vehicle will feature the monocoque body, made of carbon fiber, holding the signature of McLaren. This time, it will be offered with a more powerful V8 turbocharged engine for an enhanced performance and fuel economy. It will also be crammed with new technologies to vie resourcefully with its only class competitor, the 488 GTB from Ferrari.
2018 McLaren P14 spy shots
2018 McLaren P14 Exterior
The new McLaren P14 2018 is expected to come with an athletic, but with an aggressive external design. The body of the new two-door sports coupe will be constructed with the combination of frivolous materials, such as aluminum and carbon fiber with the intention of making it a more performance-focused vehicle that the earlier models. However, this time, the new vehicle comes with a more center-oriented body, carrying tighter panels tighter to the driver section. It comes with elongated side mirrors that offer the vehicle a wider back stance.
Moreover, the new sport car will be offered with notable external features that include redesigned entry air vents on both sides. Also, attractively designed LED headlamps, together with the sound inside the car, which will offer a sharpened look to the coupe. The radical outside design of the vehicle will have bigger air intakes, as well.
Around back, the new P14 will be simpler and shorter than the earlier model, but it comes equipped with the useful wing at its back, similar to that of the 650S.
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McLaren P14 2018 Interior
The new McLaren P14 will be offered with a distinctive inside design according to the tastes of modern day buyers. The cabin comes equipped with comfortable seats for two people to allow them to have a relaxed and safe ride. All seats inside the cabin come upholstered in specially selected leather, and it is equipped with the latest infotainment system. Some of the notable interior features include USB and Bluetooth connectivity, automatic climate control, an active sound technique, etc. when comes to safety to the occupants and the vehicle, the new P14 comes equipped with seatbelts, airport parking sensors, stability control, adequate airbags, and lane assist.
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The 2018 McLaren P14 is expected to be offered with a V8 twin-turbo engine with the displacement of 3.8 liters. This power unit offers the new P14 an impressive power output of 725 ponies and the essential twist of 650 pounds per foot. With this powertrain, the new vehicle is expected to attain the speed from 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds and the maximum velocity of 205 mph.
It is also rumored that the new car will be offered with a hybrid engine, but the automaker has not yet confirmed about it. If the rumor becomes true, the new vehicle would get more a power output than the one offered by the traditional 3.8-liter engine.
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Base cost and the date of release
Even though the base price and the date of release of the 2018 McLaren P14 are not yet revealed, it is expected that the new vehicle would hit the market during the first quarter of 2018 with the estimated cost of $244,000, and for convertible a bit more, $265,000.
2018 McLaren P14 spy photos