Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Checkout The McLaren P1 Spider Created By Lanzante

Image Source: Hagerty @ YouTube

Last year, Lanzante unveiled the McLaren P1 Spider at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Although the company plans to build 5 examples of the P1 Spider, currently, this is the only one in existence. So, when Henry Catchpole got invited to drive it, he couldn’t say no.

The P1 Spider was created after a customer reached out to Lanzante with an initial concept. The company then enlisted the original designer of the P1 to create a car that looks as if it had recently rolled off McLaren’s assembly line.

According to Dean Lanzante, it was not as simple as just chopping the roof off of a standard McLaren P1. Perfecting the engineering turned out to be more complicated than expected. The car features fewer door hinges, integrated roll hoops, and a reinforced windscreen surround. The upper portion of the carbon tub needed modification, and the fuel filler and charging port had to be repositioned as well.

Lanzante has also designed a roof for the P1 Spider, which can be temporarily installed when the weather gets rough and then stored in the front compartment.

McLaren P1 Spider driving experience:

Removing the roof from the P1 has certainly affected its driving experience. As Henry reports, it feels different but somewhat similar. The absence of the roof creates a more open feel in the cabin, and the sound of the twin-turbo V8 engine is more pronounced than before. Nevertheless, the P1 still drives and feels as quick as it did 10 years ago.

Image Source: Hagerty @ YouTube

You May Also Like


The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is old school Lexus cool. The luxury SUV hasn’t changed much over the years at its core but this...


777 Motors teams up with Italian automaker Dallara to introduce their inaugural hypercar model. Dubbed the 777 hypercar, it features an FIA-approved carbon monocoque...


Porsche has introduced the 911 Dakar to give sports car enthusiasts a whole new experience with a touch of the great outdoors. The 911...


# First Production Specification Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato Spotted On The Streets Earlier this month, Lamborghini revealed the Huracan Sterrato, a high-performance car designed for...