Jenson Button’s unique McLaren P1 is for sale. The price for a world champion’s hypercar? That’ll be £1.6 million.
As anyone who’s watched Top Gear knows, Jenson is just as into cars off-track as when he’s racing. He’s owned a Bugatti Veyron, various McLarens, a Ferrari F355 and much more.
He bought this McLaren P1 brand new, built to his exact specification. However, since emigrating to the USA, he’s decided to move it on – hopefully to someone who can drive it more often.
What’s the specification of this temporarily homeless hypercar, then? Well, it’s extensive…
Starting on the outside, the stunning McLaren Special Operations (MSO) Grauschwartz Grey paint is complemented by yellow brake calipers. A Stealth Pack darkens all metal surfaces on the car – the forged wheels, the enormous exhaust tip and more. Plenty of exposed carbon fibre is a given on a McLaren Ultimate Series car, too.
Inside, the MSO grey-on-black Alcantara interior with Cadmium Yellow contrast stitching is a work of art, but not entirely out of the ordinary for this sort of car.
One very special option on this car is the £20,000 ‘Track Mode 2’, which allows squat wing-up travel – normally the preserve of the non-road-legal track mode – to be used on the street.
With only 551 miles on the odometer – mostly around Monaco streets – it’s barely broken in, although Jenson did say on his Instagram that he had a good last blast down to Silverstone for the WEC in August.
This is definitely one of the most tastefully specced and most desirable P1s available and with the added provenance of JB being on the V5, this should make a fine addition to its next owner’s collection. The McLaren is for sale with Steve Hurn Cars.