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Ever since McLaren launched the P1 and Porsche finished the development of the 918 Spyder, everybody asked how will these cars compete with each other?

Motor Trend managed to put together a fair comparison test between the two hypercars, both on the road and on track, more exactly on the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Both of these cars have carbon fiber tubs and body panels. Both have small displacement, high revving V-8s packed between their passenger compartments and rear axles. Both use twin-clutch transmissions, carbon ceramic brakes, and active aerodynamics. Both have roughly 900 hp. Both are plug-in hybrids.

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