New Porsche 918 Spyder Sports Plug-in Hybrid Concept Revealed in Geneva (photos and video)

4 03 2010

Porsche has unveiled a striking concept car, the new 918 Spyder, at the special pre-show event in Geneva. The mid-engined sports car has introduced as the new “ecology vs. performance” issue.

The 918 Spyder “Super-Sports” concept is powered by both a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors (one for each axle) producing an additional 218 hp or 160kW. On the ecological surface it is talented of 3.0 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp / 78 mpg US) with just 70 grams of CO2 emissions per kilometer. That gives a combined power output of 528 kW (718 PS / 708 hp) resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h tear in just 3.2 seconds, top zoom of 320 km/h (198 mph), and a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife in excluding than 7:30 record, which is closer than the Porsche Carrera GT.

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The 918 Spyder features a liquid cooled lithium-ion battery, brake energy regeneration, exhort-to-corridor “E-Boost” knob for swift overtaking drills, and four energetic modes. They are: E-Drive genre for exciting only powered powerful; Hybrid means, which uses both the thrilling motors and the V8 engine relation to powerful conditions; Sport Hybrid genre uses both passion systems, but with the focus on performance; and Race Hybrid mode for hardcore performance operation at the boundary.

Power is transmitted to the wheels by a seven-zoom Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) transmission that feeds the power of the thrilling force practice to the rear axle. The front-helm thrilling take powers the wheels through a preset transmission ratio.


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5 responses

10 03 2010
elji

The most impressive car in Geneva. Hugely powerful design, lots of power and great fuel economy. I couldn’t ask for anything more.

19 06 2010
christian

And will be probally the most wanted car to in my opinion.

27 12 2010
Sam

No Doubt :~)

19 06 2010
christian

78mpg o-60 3.2 sc 2011! it will make history.

15 07 2010
Paul

“hardcore performance operation at the boundary”
boundry? whats this?

“Power is transmitted to the wheels by a seven-zoom Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) transmission”
seven-zoom? Lmao – what language is this?

Mind you ‘zoom’ seems an appropriate word in this cars case….

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