Some stories are told in just 6 minutes and 57 seconds. For this story, that is only the beginning. It starts with a hybrid – but one that had to be distinctively Porsche. And with intelligent technology. The challenge is to move forward with confidence and take a new direction.
The Porsche 918 Spyder is a awesome hybrid sport car designed by Porsche. The Spyder normally has a 4.6 liter V8 engine, developing 608 horses, with two electric motors delivering an additional 279 horsepower for a COMBINEDoutput of 887 horsepower. The car has a top speed of around 340 km/h (210 mph).
The 918 Spyder is a limited edition sports car, and Porsche plans to manufacture 918 units as a 2015 model year. Production began on September 18, 2013, with deliveries initially scheduled to begin in December 2013. The starting price is US$847,000. It’s the second plug-in hybrid car from Porsche, after the 2014 Panamera S E-Hybrid. The 918 Spyder was sold out in December 2014. The country with the most orders is the United States with 297 units