The hybrid car with 887 HP
The Porsche 918 Spyder is celebrating its debut at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany, 10 – 22 September. The super sports car with plug-in hybrid drive is not only a technology pioneer but also marks the beginning of a new era for sports car manufacturing. Never before has a super sports car designed for everyday use offered such an impressive bandwidth of dynamic performance combined with the fuel consumption of a compact car.
The 918 Spyder is the continuation of the traditional Porsche DNA in a ground-breaking sports car concept. Designed from the start to be a high-performance hybrid, the 918 Spyder boasts an unprecedented combination of performance (offering the 887 hp output of a super sports car) and the virtually silent motion of an electric vehicle. The vehicle is able to accelerate from 0 – 62 mph in 2.8 seconds and offers an average standard fuel consumption of between 94 mpg and 85 mpg. The 918 Spyder also allows a combustion engine to be combined with an electric motor-based drive to further optimise the dynamic performance of the vehicle.
In addition, the new generation of the Panamera Gran Turismo underlines the unique breadth of the Porsche range today. As the first plug-in hybrid in the luxury car market segment, the Panamera S E-Hybrid is further proof that Porsche is leading the field with its expertise in the development of fuel-efficient powertrain concepts for sports cars.
2012 was the most successful year to date in the history of Porsche, with 143,096 vehicles sold and sales revenue of Euro 13.9 billion.
03 September 2013
Porsche 918 Spyder world debut at Francfort