UPDATE: Road-Legal McLaren P1 GTR Spotted Hiding in Monaco Garage

Road-Legal McLaren P1 GTR Spotted Hiding in Monaco Garage 4 photos
Photo: Raphael Belly Photography
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It was only a matter of time until a road-legal McLaren P1 GT-R showed up in the wild and here we are, talking about the monster hybrid. The back-to-the-street GTR has recently been spotted in Monaco, as you can see in the pic above.
Given the timing, we would've expected the Woking machine to have shown up at the Top Marques Monaco event that took over the city-state earlier this month, but the P1 GTR took a different path.

In fact, we only have two pics of the machine, which come thanks to Raphael Belly Photography. We can see the gas-electric beast being unloaded, but the car seems to be hiding in a Monaco garage - with Monaco's fiscal paradise status, it wouldn't be too much of a surprise if the owner spent plenty of time in the area, and perhaps he feels it's too soon for the Big Mac to show up on the street.

Back in March, when we spoke to Lanzante Motorsport, the British specialist who handles the road conversion of McLaren's halo car, they explained four street-legal P1 GT-Rs were headed for Europe, while two had already been delivered - one to Dubai and the other to Japan.

To the best of our knowledge, the P1 GTR in these images is the second example that shows its angry fascia to us, with the first one having surfaced last year. Nevertheless, since that one was a mere listing from an exotic car dealer in Italy, the one we have here might just be the only certain spotting done so far.

Truth be told, we can't wait to get our hands on the first video of the road-legal P1 GTR in action. We're not saying this thanks to the power of the thing, as the difference from the "standard" P1 isn't all that important.

Instead, we expect the melange between the street and the race specs of the machine (more details in the story linked above) to deliver nothing short of a vicious experience.

Update: the hypercar is now out on the street and, thanks to A.R Supercars, we have photo proof (see below).
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