McLaren and Forza Motorsport 5 competition

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McLaren and Forza Motorsport® 5 announce global competition; collaboration will give winner the ride of a lifetime

  • Money can’t buy opportunity to ride in the groundbreaking McLaren P1™ as it speeds up the world-famous Goodwood Hill during its global dynamic debut at the Festival of Speed
  • A preview of the McLaren P1™ in Forza Motorsport® 5 can be viewed here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=r46D1lRpO1k
  • Enter the competition at www.ForzaMcLarenRide.com

McLaren Automotive has teamed up with Xbox to offer one of the best seats of the summer at the 2013 Festival of Speed: the passenger seat of the McLaren P1™ while it makes its global dynamic debut at the world famous event.

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One lucky competition winner will be given the chance to experience the famous Goodwood Hill course, and be part of the McLaren 50thanniversary celebrations as a passenger in the McLaren P1™.  The competition is offered through a collaboration with Turn 10 Studios, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios, and follows the recent announcement of the Xbox One console which saw the reveal of the McLaren P1™ as the cover star for the forthcoming Forza Motorsport® 5 Further details of the flagship motorsport title were then given at E3, the annual video game conference and show in Los Angeles  , by Dan Greenawalt, Creative Director for Turn 10 Studios. 

Greg Levine, Sales and Marketing Director, McLaren Automotive explains: ‘This is an exciting time for both McLaren and Microsoft, with both brands launching true game-changers on to the market in the shape of the McLaren P1™ and Forza Motorsport® 5 on the Xbox One. We share key values, employ cutting-edge technologies and both strive to innovate through groundbreaking methods. The McLaren P1™ is the culmination of 50 years of race-winning technology and expertise, and is the perfect fit as the ‘hero’ for the latest edition of the highest-rated racing franchise of the past 10 years’

The McLaren P1™ is currently in the final development stages, ahead of first deliveries later this year, and will be a rare sight when production begins, with only 375 examples being built. Few therefore will ever have the opportunity to experience the mid-mounted 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and highly effective electric motor, which generate 916PS. The global dynamic debut of the car will form part of the brand’s 50thanniversary celebrations, making this a truly unique opportunity to be part of the heritage of McLaren.

Visit www.ForzaMcLarenRide.com to be in with a chance winning the ride of a lifetime in the groundbreaking McLaren P1™, and to be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations with McLaren.

Cheryl Tay

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