The fact that McLaren is currently testing the successor of the iconic F1 hypercar is no longer a surprise. According to carmagazine.co.uk, the replacement for the McLaren F1 will be powered by an 800 hp 3.8 liter twin turbo V8 engine. This unit will be backed up by a kinetic energy recovery system, KERS, provide bursts of electric power for overtaking.
The new McLaren F1 will use a carbon fiber monocoque chassis similar to the one used on the current MP4-12C. Price is expected to start at 750.000 EUR.
Source: Car Magazine