Ferrari LaFerrari vs McLaren P1: the stats and specs battle

Published: 05 March 2013

Arch rivals Ferrari and McLaren have both revealed their new hypercars at the 2013 Geneva motor show today. Both produce over 900bhp and 650lb ft, hit 62mph in under three seconds, top 217mph, and cost nearly £1m. When we drive both cars in the coming months their different characters will no doubt be revealed, but for now here’s how the pair match up head-to-head…


Ferrari LaFerrari McLaren P1
PRICE £1m £866,000
ENGINE 6262cc 48v V12 with HY-KERS 3799cc 32v twin-turbo V8 hybrid
POWER 789bhp @ 9000rpm 727bhp @ 7500rpm
TORQUE 516lb ft @ 6750rpm 531lb ft @ 4000rpm
MAX. REVS 9250rpm n/a
ELECTRIC MOTOR 161bhp and 199lb ft 177bhp and 192lb ft
COMBINED POWER 950bhp 903bhp
COMBINED TORQUE over 664lb ft 664lb ft
LAYOUT Mid-engined Mid-engined
GEARBOX Seven-speed F1 dual-clutch Seven-speed SSG dual-clutch
DRY WEIGHT 1255kg (est) 1395kg
0-62MPH sub-3.0sec sub-3.0sec
0-124MPH sub-7.0sec sub-7.0sec
0-186MPH 15sec sub-17.0sec
TOP SPEED 219mph+ 217mph (electronically limited)
CO2 EMISSIONS 330g/km sub-200g/km
EV RANGE n/a over 6 miles
LENGTH/WIDTH/HEIGHT 4702/1992/1116mm 4588/1946/1188mm (1138mm Race)
WHEELBASE 2650mm 2670mm
BRAKES Brembo carbon-ceramic (398mm fr; 380mm r) Akebono carbon-ceramic (390mm fr; 380mm r)
TYRES Pirelli P-Zero: 265/30 ZR19 fr; 345/30 ZR20 r Pirelli P-Zero Corsa: 245/35 ZR19 fr; 315/30 ZR20 r
TECH HIGHLIGHTS Third-generation E-diff, magnetorheological damping, active aero RaceActive chassis control, front underbody flaps, active rear wing with DRS


Click here to read more about the Ferrari LaFerrari and see our full picture gallery and tech videos

Click here to read more about the McLaren P1 and see our full picture gallery


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