The Porsche 918 Spyder PHEV

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The Porsche 918 Spyder PHEV

At RMI we cold beer, hot showers, and carsso long as they are responsibly. That’s why we were so to see the leaked copy of the brochure for the new 918 Spyder Hybrid. It’s a of a car that gets the best of worlds.

Seventy-eight mpg is enough to even the most hypermiling car owner, and nearly 800 horsepower the hood would excite car enthusiast I know.

Originally at the 2010 Geneva Motor as a plug-in hybrid electric the 918 Spyder has undergone secret changes over the last few as car fans eagerly await its release to market. The 918’s high efficiency is a result of an engineering effort that been taken straight out of Fire .


Vehicle lightweighting is the and most important step to an efficient, fast, and nimble whether meant for a track or a to the office. The 918 has a carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic chassis with magnesium and used on many of its components, the vehicle curb weight to 3,300 lbs. While numbers are on the high side for a (the Miata currently 2,450 lbs) the Porsche been much heavier the carbon fiber chassis that it has three engines and interior.

Carbon fiber has been used in the sports car but has been slow to take off in production due to high cost of and lack of market demand for passenger vehicles. That’s why RMI is together automakers. manufacturers, and experts in Detroit on November 7-9 to enable, and evaluate part-specific, pathways to market that can start widespread adoption of carbon fiber composites.

Our hope is that advanced technologies will trickle from expensive sports to nearly all vehicles within a And this is critical, because as more efficient engine has become widespread since the oil embargo, cars just getting heavier. Some of is because of safety regulations and comforts, but some is just due to consumer demand for bigger

Ferdinand Porsche developed the first hybrid-electric sports car in the 1900. After 112 years, the production Porsche Hybrid finally be released.

The 918 Spyder a 4.6L V8 gasoline engine 580hp coupled with an motor mounted on each bringing total power up to 795 In E-drive, the electric motors are of powering the car in full electric and can accomplish a 20 mile range on a charge via a plug-in charging With a top speed of 202 mph, is not your average hybrid

Hybrids Making Waves on the

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In a press release, Porsche a Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time of for the hardtop version of the new hybrid. will put it in the top seven fastest of any car to compete on the track, besting the old record by a full 18 seconds. But the 918 is not the hybrid turning heads in the racing world. In June the running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was won by an R18 e-tron quattro hybrid.

Audi also placed 2nd another e-tron hybrid and 3rd with the R18 Ultra Diesel. makes quite a statement hybrid and alternative drives are to stay, not just for the eco-conscious, but for car everywhere. It is also worth Toyota brought 2 hybrids to the though they failed to

What does it all Mean?

For it means that most automakers plan to enter the market for both commuter and vehicles over the next few if they haven’t already.

(It also means RMI wouldn’t be to a donation of a brand new 918 Spyder for purposes.”)

What really us, though, is that there are drivetrain applications for vehicles in automotive market sector, and the RD going into supercars may one day down to the car sitting in your During this political references to our long-running love with the automobile have plentifulthe car is not going away soon. Yet knowing that the to a cleaner future includes off oil for transportation, other mobility such as bicycle sharing and smart public transport are to provide customers a choice the best way to get around.

But it is good to see that some are getting smarter, leaner, and to the revolutionary transformation we need to a sustainable future.

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


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