Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs McLaren P1

0-60mph

Ultima GTR
3.3 s
McLaren P1
2.7 s

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
McLaren P1
217 mph

0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
McLaren P1
5.5 s

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
McLaren P1
9.8 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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Faster top speed 234 mph vs 217 mph 17 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 3,799 cc Around 70% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 3,036 lb Around 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of McLaren P1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren P1

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.2M vs $150k Around 7.8x more expensive harder to own
Significantly more torque 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM Around 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM vs 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.3 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Faster in the quarter mile 9.8 s vs 10.5 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
McLaren P1 
Brand Ultima McLaren
Price 150,000 1,150,000
Year 2000 2014

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 3.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 3,799 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 3.66 in / 2.75 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
McLaren P1 
Top speed 234 mph 217 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 9.8 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 5.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 3,036 lb
Width 72.8 in 76.6 in
Height 42.1 in 46.8 in
Length 157.5 in 180.6 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 105.1 in
Ultima GTR
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