Lanzante

  • 2016 McLaren P1 LM prototype

    The McLaren P1 LM is currently the fastest street-legal car around the Nürburgring, with retired racer and current McLaren test driver Kenny Bräck taking the car around the German track in just 6:43.22 during final testing in March 2017. The record for production cars is the 6:44.97 that was set by a Lamborghini Aventador SVJ earlier this year. Recently, a P1 LM was taken for a run up Colorado's Pikes Peak. This wasn't a time attack so the driver wasn't pushing the car to its limits. It's still fun to watch, though. The sights and sounds are amazing. Launched in 2017, the P1 LM...

  • Lanzante 930 Porsche 911 powered by Tag Turbo Formula 1 engine
    Lanzante to build Porsche 911s powered by raced F1 engines

    Lanzante is best known for being the mad wrenches committed to turning McLaren F1 and P1 GTR race cars into road-legal vehicles. Now the British firm is treading into sacred Porsche ground by preparing a modified 930-generation 911 with Formula 1 power. Revealed during Porsche's recent Rennsport...

  • McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante
    McLaren P1 GT Longtail by Lanzante revealed

    Having already built a modern successor to the McLaren F1 LM based on the P1 hypercar, the folks at British motorsport and engineering company Lanzante have turned their sights on another legendary F1: the F1 GT Longtail. Lanzante is the same company that fielded the F1 GTR that won overall at the...

  • McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring video
    Go behind the scenes of the McLaren P1 LM's record-setting Nürburgring lap time

    This past May, a new king of the Nürburgring Nordschilfe was crowned when the McLaren P1 LM became the quickest street-legal car around the famed, 12.9-mile long circuit. "Street-legal" and "production" lap times are different, however. The P1 LM is a McLaren-backed project by Lanzante, which...

  • McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring Lap Record
    McLaren P1 LM sets new street-legal Nürburgring record

    Step aside, Lamborghini Huracán Performante. Even the track-only Nio EP9 electric supercar cannot be spared from the McLaren P1 LM: the new king of the Nürburgring, as far as street-legal cars are concerned. The McLaren P1 LM, a road-going version of the P1 GTR track car, clocked a...

  • McLaren P1 LM Nürburgring video
    McLaren P1 LM storms ‘Ring, might set record for street-legal cars

    British motorsport and engineering skunk works Lanzante is responsible for a rare beast known as the McLaren P1 LM. This is the same Lanzante that fielded the McLaren F1 GTR race car that won overall in the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, and in 2016 the company took the beefed up P1 GTR track special...

  • McLaren P1 LM loaded onto a truck at the Nürburgring

    When you want to take your machine out to the track, you most likely pop some gear into the passenger seat, back seat, or the truck and set off. You're vehicle is fine running from your home to the racing circuit for some weekend fun. You might tow a non-street-legal machine on a trailer, if you've upped the action a bit. If your racing vehicle is a McLaren P1 LM, the procedure for getting to and from the truck is a bit more arduous. Thanks to Danny and his Supercarsfromeu YouTube channel, we have footage of a McLaren P1 LM being loaded onto a transport trailer after spending time at the...

  • McLaren P1 LM at 2016 Goodwood Hillclimb
    McLaren P1 LM car breaks Goodwood Hillclimb record

    One of the Goodwood Festival of Speed's major attractions is its renowned Hillclimb, a sprint up Lord March's driveway. It might not be as challenging as, say, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but Goodwood's paved road nonetheless attracts some of the most awe-inspiring cars in the...

  • 2016 McLaren P1 LM prototype
    McLaren P1 LM is spiritual successor to most legendary F1

    When it comes to the McLaren F1, the most lust-worthy models are the F1 LMs, of which only six were ever made including the original prototype still owned by the British firm. So sought-after are the cars that a regular F1 converted to LM-spec sold at auction last year for a staggering $13.75...

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