Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-in Hybrid Supercar pre-order begins
One of the hottest plug-in hybrid 918 Spyder is finally available for ordering, The car features a high reviving 500-plus horsepower V8 engine assisted by two electric motors with a total of at least 218 horsepower, and AWD handling to boot. The car will set you back $845,000. Unlike the RSR these motors will be powered by a Li-ion battery pack that will offer 16 miles of purely electric range when charged for about seven hours on a standard 110 outlet.
It is estimated that the final production version will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in about 3.1 seconds on its way to an estimated top track speed of 199 mph. Unlike the RSR these motors will be powered by a Li-ion battery pack that will offer 16 miles of purely electric range when charged for about seven hours on a standard 110 outlet.
Customers who order the 918 Spyder also have the opportunity to acquire a special-edition 911 Turbo S Coupe or Cabriolet. Also limited to no more than 918 units, the 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder will have exterior and interior design elements echoing the plug-in hybrid 918 Spyder supercar’s styling. for the Coupe and Cabriolet versions are the same as the standard 911 Turbo S models, $160,700 and $172,100 respectively, excluding destination. the 918 isn’t expected to start shipping until the end of 2013.