Rare $2,000,000 McLaren P1 joins 350+ exotic cars set for display at Festivals of Speed St.Petersburg.

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The Festivals of Speed at Vinoy park, St. Petersburg Presented by Bert Smith Porsche takes place Sunday, March 8th. A rare McLaren P1 has joined the display group of over 350 exotic automobiles.

The McLaren P1 is one of only 375 created and is priced at $1.2 to $2,000,000. The P1 is a limited production plug-in hybrid supercar. The concept car debuted at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. The entire P1 production of 375 units was sold out by November 2013. The P1 is has a 3.8L Twin-Turbo V8 engine that comes with 727 horsepower and maximum of 664 lb-ft of torque. The electric motor adds another 176 hp to a total of 903 hp of net hybrid output and is powered by a 4.7 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. It comes paired with 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. Only 2.6 seconds are needed to achieve 60 mph and it can reach a top speed of 217 mph. The car is a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive design that uses a carbon fiber monocoque and roof structure safety cage concept called MonoCage

The itinerary for the weekend is as follows:

Luxury Lifestyle Cocktail Reception at Tampa Automobile Museum. The reception takes place inside the Tampa Automobile Museum which houses a collection of rare and unique, mainly European automobiles. The museum will also play host to gourmet food, premium brand open bars, exclusive wine and spirits tastings, a live band, luxury brand displays and a live & silent auction to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

11th Annual Festivals of Speed Motorsports Display at Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg.
Sunday will see a display of over 350 exotic cars, motorcycles, boats and luxury brands placed for display on the pristine lawns of Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. This waterside park offers magnificent views of the bay. Automotive designs by Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin, Bugatti, BMW, Mercedes, TESLA, McLaren and more will all be on display. In addition guests will enjoy fine wines, exciting culinary offerings, smooth jazz, cigar lounges and luxury lifestyle displays featuring fine jewelry and timepieces.

About Festivals of Speed
Headquartered in Eustis, Florida, Festivals of Speed was founded as the ultimate luxury showcase for discerning enthusiasts with a passion for all forms of transportation. With a series of luxury lifestyle events scheduled throughout the year, Festivals of Speed displays the very best in automotive, aircraft, marine and motorcycle transportation with the finest luxury brands. For more information, please visit http://www.festivalsofspeed.com, http://www.facebook.com/festivalsofspeed or call 352-385-9450.

Tickets for the can be purchased in advance at http://www.festivalsofspeed.com or by calling 352-385-9450. For more information on the Festivals of Speed, please visit http://www.festivalsofspeed.com or http://www.facebook.com/festivalsofspeed.

Contact: Joe Sabatini
352-385-9450 / Joe(at)festivalsofspeed(dot)com
PO BOX 1130    EUSTIS, FL 32727

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