How to design a McLaren P1
TG speaks to the man who penned Woking’s new hybrid hypercar
Posted: 03 Apr 2013
The secret of the P1's downforce, then, is the diffuser. Or more specifically, how much space Frank and his team could create between the floor and the top of it. The more you can make the air expand as it comes out the back, the more it'll suck the car down. Which he why he used a double diffuser, the sort that caused trouble in F1 a few years back.