It isn’t terribly typically a McLaren P1 surfaces on the pre-owned market. Now one is offered and its first proprietor was a former Method 1 champion.
Jenson Button’s P1 is on the market by way of V Administration within the U.Okay., and in line with the itemizing on Piston Heads, the automotive is presently within the palms of its second proprietor. Button owned the automotive till 2018, throughout which period he put 500 miles on the clock. The present proprietor has since taken the mileage as much as its present 1,500 miles.
Button, who received the 2009 F1 world championship driving for Brawn GP, joined McLaren’s F1 workforce the next yr and caught with the squad till his retirement on the finish of 2017. It was throughout his time at McLaren that he took supply of the P1, McLaren’s plug-in hybrid supercar launched in 2013 as a rival to the Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder launched across the similar time.
Button’s automotive contains a Grauschwartz Grey exterior coloration mixed with an initially obtainable Stealth bundle. Inside, the MSO workforce put in a grey and black Alcantara-trimmed inside.
McLaren P1 first owned by Jenson Button – Picture credit score: V Administration/Piston Heads
Button had the P1 specified with a bunch of different goodies. Out there extras added embrace carbon-fiber aspect mirror caps and arms, light-weight solid wheels, carbon-ceramic brake rotors with yellow calipers, and yellow distinction stitching as a part of the MSO inside. On the tech entrance, the P1 contains a Meridian sound system, a automobile monitoring system, and one closing MSO choice: Monitor Mode 2.
That final choice price $26,100 when new and provides software program to position the supercar in a road-legal model of Race Mode. This P1 was an F1 driver’s automotive, in any case.
When initially promoting the automotive in 2018, Button mentioned on the time that he made the choice on account of a transfer to the U.S., which means he had little time to benefit from the automotive which remained within the U.Okay. Button moved to the U.S. to work on the revival of Radford.
As a refresher, the P1 makes 903 hp by way of a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V-8 engine paired with an electrical motor. Solely 375 examples have been constructed at a beginning value of $1.15 million every. Depreciation hasn’t discovered a house right here as a result of P1s usually promote for greater than that determine, and Button’s P1 is prone to promote for lots extra.