Porsche 918 Spyder Details Leaked

November 8, 2012 / No Comments

The 918 Spyder has been in the headlines as a truly desirable sports car from the Porsche stables. The details of the car which were kept under cover have now been revealed.

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A leaked report suggests that, akin to the Porsche Carrera GT, the upcoming 918 Spyder will be offered only as a left hand drive model.

Porsche had initially announced its price at $845,000 for theUSmarket. But now we hear the car will actually be priced at 768,026 euro, or about $995,976 at the current exchange rates.

The Porsche 918 Spyder is assumed to come with a combustion engine that has a V8 4.6-liter with 580 hp and more than 369 lb-ft of torque. It has two electric motors in which one will power the rear wheels and the second will power the front wheels.

The two electric motors will have a combined output of 245 hp, with 116 hp at the front and 129 hp at the back.

The hybrid sports car boasts a 6.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with a 3.6 kW on-board charger, along with a universal charger that will look after the external charging.

In addition, the car will also feature a 7-speed PDK gearbox, the Electric Porsche Traction Management, Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus, auto stop/start and a “Sailing” fuel-economy mode.

The specifications of the vehicle don’t end here. The Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid has stunning features and it looks like a perfect buy.