|2013 Porsche 918 Spyder|
Under the body of carbon fiber reinforced plastic lies a parallel hybrid drive, which consists of a least 570-hp 4.6-liter V8 and two electric motors. The engine exhales through a new exhaust system. The tail pipes are in the upper part of the stern positioned immediately above the engine. An electric motor connects to the V8 and delivers 90 kW (122 hp), the other is 80 kW (107 hp) strong, is located on the front axle and drives only that.
Five driving modes can V8 and electric motors interact in various ways. Even a purely electric mode is possible. The range is then about 25 kilometers. The energy for the electric power is stored in a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery. Combined unleashed the hybrid super sports about 770 hp. In under 2.9 seconds, he is from zero to 100 km / h speed in under nine seconds to 200 km / h As a top speed Porsche calls so far "more than 325 km / h".
Electric power alone is the porsche 918 Spyder, which is fitted instead of a fixed roof with a removable hardtop, creating over 150 km / h. Since March 2011 can be ordered the 918 Spyder. The number of vehicles should be limited.