2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Review

31 Мар 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Review отключены
Porsche 918 Electric Cars

Performance

Under the hood, 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder is powered by 4.6 liter V8 engine that is fitted right behind the seats and it has titanium connecting rods, high strength and light weight steel crankshaft and alloy steel exhaust system. The engine has the capability to pump out around 608 horsepower and 368 lb feet of torque. However, Porsche has added 154 horsepower electric motor and a decoupler that adds to the performance of the vehicle.

The engine is mated with the Porsche’s PDK technology that connects to the main engine and the electric motor. The car also offers E-Power mode that actually works like a full electric mode. The car can take you around 25 kilometers or 15 miles in the full electric mode before the engine comes back into action when the batteries deplete.


The engine also offers Hybrid mode for fuel efficient car owners  while the Sport Hybrid mode offers better performance but keeping in mind the fuel economy of the vehicle. Race Hybrid mode is basically for those who like to speed their Porsche 918 Spyder but in this mode the batteries still work to offer some fuel efficiency. The Hot Lap mode is the final mode which takes 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder to the highest level of performance.

2014 Porsche 918 Spyder has the top speed of 202 mph with gasoline engine and electric motor both working at the same time. In the E-Power mode the car offers top speed of 93 mph. The accelerates from zero to 62 mph in just 3 seconds.

Safety

Porsche has not revealed much about the safety features that they are going to incorporate in the new 918 Spyder but they will definitely include some of the top safety features that are incorporated in the previous versions. The car will have Adaptive Shock Absorbers that adjusts the shocks for varying road conditions and driving styles. Porsche has also included PASM suspension system and high performance braking system with PCCB.

Porsche 918 Electric Cars

Price

Porsche has announced that the base model of 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder will be $845,000 while the top model will available for $929,000.

Conclusion

There is no doubt that 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder offers the ultimate option for the car buyers to go for high performance luxury vehicle. It offers superior performance, better fuel economy and excellent driving experience. However, it will have some tough competition from Audi R8 E-tron and Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell.

The price factor of 918 Spyder goes against the vehicle as Audi and Mercedes both are looking to bring out their vehicles at low price range.

Porsche 918 Electric Cars
Porsche 918 Electric Cars
Porsche 918 Electric Cars
Porsche 918 Electric Cars
Porsche 918 Electric Cars
Porsche 918 Electric Cars

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "Porsche":

Twitter-news
Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

dima911@gmail.com

423360519

About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.


Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy