Porsche unveils plugin hybrid 918 supercar

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For three years, Porsche has with its concept version of a hybrid supercar, the 918. Now the real thing, and what a car it appears to be.

The 918 Spyder combines a V-8 with two electric motors and a battery. It can run up to 18 miles on electric alone around town, but the big engine kicks in, it becomes a at the track.

Porsche says it will be from zero to 60 miles per in less than 2.8 seconds full power — and 7 using electricity only.

are a whole bunch of the hybrid coming, and Porsche’s is the most as far as the hybridness goes, says Markus, technical editor for Trend who drove a 918 prototype in You drive this thing on a and (when) you slam on the brakes, shoveling a lot of energy back in the The charge went up during my

Porsche says its goal the 918 Spyder droptop was the parallel of both efficiency and performance one being at the cost of the other. It the 918 Spyder will act as the gene for the Porsche sports cars of the

That future, as embodied in single car due to come to market will not be based on a single new but several. Lightness from a of carbon-fiber reinforced polymers. electric motors on each

The latest V-8 engine that 608 horsepower.

When that raw power is combined with the output, the result should be 887 Top speed: 211 miles per hour, or 93 mph on power alone.

Yet, as a plug-in, the 918 is designed to be a in everyday driving. Its electric is meant to be enough to make for a commuter range. It can be recharged a standard wall socket in seven hours.

Between its gas and power plants, the end result for the 918 be amazing quickness. The Porsche 918 prototype was 20 seconds faster a Porsche Carrera GT in completing the loop of the famous Nurburgring course in Germany.

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Why so nimble? To keep the 918 pinned to the there’s a retractable wing to add to There are also shutters the headlights that open for at slow speeds and close at speeds.


Despite the extra of having to tote a hybrid the car weighs only 3,715 The heaviest components are situated low to the car more ground-hugging characteristics. the rear axle is steerable to cornering more precise.

The car is all-wheel drive.

It doesn’t heavy when driven, says. And the engine sound is as and wild as any other supercar out

Drivers will certainly the exhaust is two feet from ear, he points out.

918 of them will be built, on September 18, or 9/18. When it taking orders a couple of ago, the price was $845,000.

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