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Tokyo Lawyer Daily-Drives his Bright Green McLaren P1 (W/Video)

The ultimate grocery-getter

Jonathon Klein
Jul 7, 2016

McLaren'sP1 hypercaris an outrageously capable machine.Its twin-turbocharged hybrid V-8 engine develops 903horsepower and will launch to62 mph in under 3 seconds. It's made of exotic materials like carbon fiber and titanium, and will smoke all but an elite handful of carson any circuit in the world. Suffice it to say, the McLaren P1 deserves its hypercar moniker.

However, as McLaren was indeed hellbent on creating the ultimate in performance, it made an effortto maintain some semblance of a usable road car. McLaren had to build something that was comfortable enough for the occasional road trip or commute, but the company knew damn well its customers weren't planning ondaily driving a $1.15 million car. Either way, the 903-hp British powerhouseis apparently cozy enough for one owner, who daily drives the P1even in one of the busiest citieson the planet.

Tokyo isn't known for its fantastic city driving, but rather its amazingly efficient public transportation. Many don't drive as a result, but for Hiramatsu, a lawyer who works in Tokyo, he enjoys the daily slogin his fabulous green P1. "I bought the McLaren P1 last year, rather the year before that, around June. Prior to that, about a year before, I bought a 650S and since then I've had a McLaren. The route I take is along the Metropolitan Expressway No.2. It's an empty road with lots of curves, and one of my great pleasures is that I can let loose a bit," says Hiramatsu.

Hiramatsu's satisfaction with the P1 day in and day out has to be aflattering forMcLaren's engineers, and we hope that more McLaren P1s are daily driven. Itwould mean that these cars are being enjoyed, rather than collecting dust in a crowded garage.

Check out the video below to see one McLaren P1 uses his hybrid hypercar.

Source: McLaren Automotive via YouTube

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