Khoshbin goes for a typical blitz around the California streets. While the McLaren P1 is an incredibly capable hypercar, it still needs to be plugged in just like any other electric vehicle in the world. As fast charging technology didn’t exist when the P1 was released, the McLaren requires trickle charging to slowly and safely charge its battery. In his latest video, California real-estate mogul and car enthusiast Manny Khoshbin takes us behind the scenes of his personal McLaren P1. After having issues keeping the hybrid’s battery charged up, Khoshbin called McLaren support to diagnose the problem. Following some deliberation, the issue appeared to be a faulty charging unit. Until a new charger could be sent over, McLaren recommended Khoshbin drive the vehicle at least once a week to keep the battery properly juiced up. After a quick lunch journey to recharge him and the car, Khoshbin’s cameraman suggests they see how fast the P1 can sprint to 60 mph (96 kph) in all-electric mode. Spoiler alert: it’s no Tesla while utilizing only the electric powertrain as the silent sprint to 60 took a dismal ten seconds. To offer some perspective, with the electric motors working with the vehicle’s twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter… Read full this story
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