2014 Porsche 918 Spyder gets power and performance upgrades Kelley Blue Book

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2014 Porsche 918 Spyder power and performance upgrades

who believe too much is never should take heart. week, Porsche has released new on its upcoming plug-in hybrid the 918 Spyder, and the latest specs this already stunning will be even more than previously indicated. In its state of tune, total of the car’s gas/electric parallel powertrain has risen from the quoted 800-820 horsepower to 887 while peak torque has boosted to 940 lb-ft. Those are sufficient to send the 3,715-pound in lighterweight Weissach trim) all-wheel-drive road rocket from 0-60 mph in less 2.8 seconds and on to an estimated top speed of 213

While slightly less running in pure EV mode, it will reach the 60-mph pace in less than 7.0 top out at 93 mph and can go up to 21 miles on a single charge.

specs on the mid-engine 918 Spyder’s components now tally 608 horsepower for its 4.6-liter V8, with the motor on the axle adding 127 to that and its rear counterpart contributing 154. This carbon exercise is fitted with a version of the automaker’s 7-speed PDK sequential transmission rotated 180 to help lower the center of It’s bolted to the engine/aft module assembly that power to the rear wheels, the front motor features its own electronically controlled gear

Capable of enhancing handling via torque vectoring, it features an decoupler that takes it at speeds in excess of 146 mph to prevent Although the 918 Spyder’s engine and efficient and super-light carbon-ceramic system incorporate adaptive recovery systems to help its 6.8kWh liquid-cooled lithium-ion pack on the fly, the car also is with a 3.6kW on-board

The Porsche 918 Spyder features distinct operating modes, via a switch mounted on the steering that controls the powertrain as well as the front/rear/underfloor Active devices. Beyond the zero-emission setting, Hybrid manages the mix to most efficiently match the conditions while stepping up to Hybrid ensures that the is always running and tasked providing the primary propulsive Slipping into Race mode ups the aggression index to a setting where the motors can additional max boost for short of time but the battery still fed by the engine as well as the regenerative systems. It also changes the mapping on the PDK transmission.

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For the ultimate in performance, the Hot Lap button short-term max power by freeing up all reserves and running the battery to its depleted state.

Production of the 2014 Porsche 918 is set to start in September with of the first cars due late in the Only 918 copies of this green-tinged GT will ever be and the price of entry begins at — $84,000 more if you opt for the Package.

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