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2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version roars in Frankfurt

2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version roars in Frankfurt

2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version roars in Frankfurt
September 13
08:30 2013

The 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version has finally unveiled. The big event took place at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The new 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder will be produced in only 918 units and it is powered by a plug-in hybrid power train that comes with a conventional V8 4.6 liter petrol unit and two electric engines, one positioned on the front axle and the other mounted at the rear axle.

The internal combustion engine is producing 608 horsepower at 8.700 rpm and the electric motors are developing 286 HP at 6.500 rpm. The final output is 887 HP and the maximum torque is clocked between 917 NM and 1.280 Nm depending on gear ratio. The resources are put to the ground via a dual clutch seven speed automatic transmission.

According to German car manufacturer, the new supercar will come with two driving modes. In the E-Power or electric mode the 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder cam sprint from stand still to 100 km/h in less than seven seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 150 km/h.

2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder production version

The second driving mode is called Race Hybrid. In these conditions the car can sprint from not to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 345 km/h. According to Porsche, the car will offer a fuel consumption of 3.0 – 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers.

The new 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder will be available with the Weissach package. It offers some special colors on the body work, lightweight magnesium alloy wheels and six point seat belts. There are also some aerodynamic carbon fiber accessories.

The new supercar made by Porsche is 4.643 mm long, 1.940 mm wide and 1.167 mm tall. Thanks to the 2.730 mm wheelbase, the car is offering enough space for the occupants.

The 2013 Porsche 918 Spyder will have a price tag of 845.000 USD, while the Weissach version will be available from 929.000 USD.

Via | Porsche

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