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Behold: The McLaren F1 Longtail-Inspired 'P1 GT'

Lanzante - the company responsible for road-converting P1 GTRs - has made this incredible F1 GT Longtail tribute

Remind me later
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It’s been quite a day for rich people toys, hasn’t it? The day kicked off with the outrageous one-off Aston Martin V8 Cygnet, which was closely followed by the exquisite Singer ‘DLS’ 964. And now there’s something just as hellishly expensive (we assume), but completely different: the McLaren P1 GT.

Reportedly built for an exceptionally wealthy Middle Eastern client, this McLaren F1 GT Longtail-inspired beast is the work of Lanzante. The specialist company made headlines not so long ago for road-converting several examples of the P1 GTR, but the firm’s latest work is on another level entirely.

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All the details are there. We have the roof scoop, the lengthened rear bodywork and a rear wing that’s noticeably larger than the already giant aero piece on the standard GTR. The splitter is longer and at the back there’s a new diffuser, completed by a rather naughty quad exhaust. It’s even finished in a similar shade of green on the original. We approve.

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Technical details haven’t yet been divulged, so we don’t know whether or not the hybrid-boosted 3.8-litre power plant has been left alone. If it has, it’s not a huge deal: it is good for 986bhp in stock trim, after all.

Mclaren - Behold: The McLaren F1 Longtail-Inspired 'P1 GT' - News

With the new aero package, the GT should be a reasonable amount quicker on track then the ‘regular’ P1 GTR. You might remember Lanzante drove one of its road-converted cars over the Nurburgring, set a blistering 6min 43.2sec lap and then drove home again, so who knows - perhaps a follow-up is in order.

Come on Lanzante, you know you want to…