This Super-Rare McLaren P1 Prototype Is Up For Sale

Only 14 McLaren P1 "XPs" were built, and most were crash tested. That makes XP05 a very special car.

Tom Hartley Jnr.

With only 300 production examples built, the McLaren P1 is rare, but the car you see here is especially uncommon. This car, XP05, is one of just 14 experimental prototypes built by McLaren for developing the P1, and it's one of . And now, it's .

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XP05 lived an interesting life, as P1s go. It was first used for both gearbox and fuel-injection development, then in 2015, it was shown at Geneva and New York in full P1 GTR spec. Afterwards, McLaren stripped the car back to its carbon shell and rebuilt it to production specs for a lucky customer. So, XP05 has been around the world, but it's a virtually new car.

Tom Hartley Jnr.
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The owner specified that McLaren repaint XP05 in the company's classic shade of orange, and only put 300 miles on the clock. XP05 comes with all the testing notes from its days as a workhorse prototype and a complete history file. It's about as cool as a P1 gets.

You'll have to call the dealer to get a price on this special P1, and don't expect it to come cheap. Regular production P1s routinely sell for $2 million or more, and this car is far more special

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