Porsche is not only considered as the leading car manufacturer all over the globe, but probably also one of the car manufacturers that always arise public’s curiosity toward its new product. Just few days ago, Germany press conference revealed that Porsche was working on its new project: the Porsche Pajun. Although it had not been…
Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder Unveiled
The hybrid technology in a car’s engine is probably a common thing nowadays; yet, the plug-in hybrid system as found in Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder is obviously a new and rather unique hybrid technology. Porsche 918 Spyder is equipped with 4.0-liter V8 engine that delivers high revving, and thus, is delivering 500 horsepower to the car’s engine. The racing engine’s specifications are what make this new Porsche series as a speedy sport car.
Most people probably regard that such car-racing engine in this special edition 911 Turbo S is the combination of American Le Mans Series car that have won by Michelin Green X Challenge. Such powerful engine in Porsche 918 Spyder is going to be transferred into seven-speed PDK double-clutch gearbox. This car is equipped with two electric motors; each is delivering around 218 horsepower. The electrical motors are located on the front and back axles.
Porsche 918 Spyder is basically an all-wheel drive scheme car due to its innovative and eccentric car. It is also stuffed with rechargeable liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery to store the above electrical motors. The manufacturer stated that this plug-in hybrid car is capable of running 16 miles on a NEDC. As other hybrid cars, it also capable to reduce the CO2 emissions of 112g per mile, or 70 g/km. The Porsche 911 Turbo S Edition 918 Spyder is priced from 125,865 GBP as a coupe and from 133,553 GBP as a cabrio. The company will start delivering it from June 2011.